The Certificate in Educational Research Methodology (CERM) is a programme designed for a target group of professionals working in formal or informal government or private systems of education having a concern and responsibility for conducting research. This 6-credit programme, organised under two modules, can be completed in six months. However, registration for the programme is valid for a maximum period of two years. The programme is designed as Web-based, wherein the major instructional inputs are provided online in two modules. There would be two contact programmes with a gap of six months for completing or undertaking assigned activities. The certificate can be pursued on a part time basis, which is of particular relevance to those who are already working in various capacities under school and teacher education. 


Prerequisite: Masters Degree in any subject

Duration: 6 months

Contact programmes: Two (each of 5 days)

Total Credits (4 x 3 modules): 12 Credits


4 Assignments (4x25) 100
Participation in 4 discussion forums (25x4) 100
Assessment of the Research Proposal  50
Presentation of the Research Proposal  50
Term End Quizzes on three modules (3x50) 150
Term End Viva-voce  50
 Total 500

Course coordinator: Dr. V. D. Bhat