Centre for Doctoral Research

RAJAGIRI AS A RECOGNISED CENTRE FOR DOCTORAL RESEARCH
The college was recognized as a Centre for Doctoral Research via Order No. AC.AII-1/504/87 dtd 6.5.1988 for Social Work, Sociology and allied Social Sciences, under M.G. University, Kottayam, Kerala.

Subsequently, the college was recognized as a Centre for Doctoral Research for Management Studies Via Order No. (Ac.A.II-3/1175/92 dt.30-11-1993) to facilitate Research Scholars (Full time and Part time) registered for Ph.D. to carry out research on the subject approved by the University leading to the Ph.D. degree.

GOVERNING BODY

Name and Address Designation
Fr. Antony Kariyil, CMI
Director, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences
Chairman
Fr. Varghese K. Varghese
MA, MSW, B.Th, Ph.D,
D.S.D (Canada),Former Head,
Dept. of Social Work , Rajagiri College & Presently Director, Bharat Matha College

Director

Joseph I. Injodey
MA (Social Work) Ph.D,
Principal
Head Of The Institution
Mary Venus Joseph
MA (SW), MWS,
MA (Eco& Envt.) , Dip T&D, Ph.D
Dean & Administrator
Convenor
Fr. Saju M D , CMI
MSW
Faculty Member,
Dept. of Social Work
Finance Officer

FACILITIES FOR THE SCHOLARS AT THE CENTRE

  • Rooms for the Research Scholars with computer and internet facility, intercom and storage facility.
  • Library access
  • Computer Centre access

The College has libraries in both the campuses and has an impressive collection of 29,700 books, and 171 journals, 130 CD’s and periodicals apart from the various Electronic Databases like EBSCO, JSTOR, QUESTIA to name a few. Our Computer Centres with a sizeable collection of computers, all in network (Internet and Intranet) cater to the needs of the learners.

BI-ANNUAL RESEARCH GUIDES’ MEET

The Centre organizes bi-annual meeting of all the guides in Social work, Management and Social Sciences to review the progress of the research scholars under their guidance and make necessary suggestions. 

BI-ANNUAL RESEARCH SCHOLARS’ MEET

It is convened bi-annually under intimation to all the scholars who have received their approval from the University, to monitor their progress in research. The supervising guides are present during the Research Scholars’ meeting. The scholars nearing the submission of their thesis are given an opportunity to make a formal presentation of their research. It is compulsory for all the scholars to attend this meeting and those who are not in a position to attend these meetings are expected to intimate the Head of the Centre in writing.