Research is an essential component of academic excellence at SJCC. College endorses research in three significant manners; Individualistic Research - whereby faculty members and students pursue research individually/jointly, Departmental Research - whereby respective departments motivate students to undertake research on contemporary issues in the field of Commerce, Management and Humanities.
Department research: The B.Com, BBA and PG departments give great importance to research in order to encourage students and faculty to develop an inclination towards research. The aforementioned departments published 16 compendiums in this academic year alone. 180 BBA students, 34 B. Com students and 50 PG students contributed towards the publications. A book release ceremony was organized by each department to embolden the research culture in the campus.
Training programs and seminars are organized to support student research activity. Every year the PG department organizes one week training program to give an overview to the students preparing their dissertation thesis. In 2018 the Research department conducted two Faculty Development Programs on research methodology. BBA and B.Com department organized hands on training program for SPSS learning and literature review writing.
Individual/joint research: SJCC faculty members published/presented their research outcome at various platforms of national and international repute. In this academic year the faculty members participated in 39 seminars/conferences, published 34 research articles, authored 6 books and edited 16 books. Fifteen faculty members completed 10 UGC funded research projects during this academic year. The faculty members were part of review committee of reputed journals. They shared their research expertise as conveners, resource persons, panellists at conferences and seminars in various institutions across the country.
Institutional support: The College strives to maintain a strong research environment by funding various FDPs, workshops and training programs. Research Center coordinates all PhD related activities of Bangalore University. Currently 16 faculty members have started working on their research projects. College administers the funds received from various government institutions like UGC and ICSSR for minor and major research projects. The College management and BJES provide seed money to relevant research proposals in the field of Social Science.
St. Joseph’s College of Commerce (Autonomous) has been recognized as a Research Center by the Bangalore University from the year 2010. The following are the board members of the Research Center.
Activities and Achievements of the Research Center
The Research Center of the college conducted a UGC sponsored seven day national level workshop titled ‘Research Methodology for Women Scholars’ from 17th to 23rd September, 2018. Another national level experiential workshop on ‘Research Methodology’ was conducted from 3rd to 9th December, 2018.
SJCC-Research Centre helps the faculties and students in contributing towards research by providing the necessary guidance. The ‘Seven Day National Level Workshop on Research Methodology’ is an annual event of SJCC Research Center. This year the Center organized two workshops. Both workshops were seven day long. To empower the budding women scholars, the workshop organized in September is exclusively designed for them; funded by UGC. The workshop organized in December is the experiential workshop aimed to develop research capabilities among researchers and academicians. Dr. D. RajaJeba Singh and Dr. Deepika Joshi were the conveners of the workshop. The sessions were delivered by resource person from premier institutes in the country like IMT Ghaziabad, NIT Trichy, IIPM Bangalore and The Gandhigram Rural Institute, Didigul and many more. Both the workshops witnessed participation from 7 different states of the country.
New Interactive Website for Research Journal
To better serve its editors and authors and to improve communication, the electronic service of the “SJCC Management Research Review” has been launched a new website for journals into permanent operation. The new Journals System has electronic manuscript submission. All new articles will be submitted through the online electronic editorial system only.
New Website Link: www.sjccmrr.res.in
SJCC Management Research Review Peer Review Journal (Print ISSN: 2249-4359)
The Journal “SJCC Management Research Review” flagship Bi-annual Journal published by the Research Center has been include in the UGC Approved List of Journals by UGC Journal Expert Committee. UGC Journal S.No: 62905.
UGC Block Grant
Research Assessment Committee (RAC) Meeting was heldon Friday 29th June 2018. For the selection and evaluation of Minor Research Projects (MRP), Seminar/conference/ workshop and travel grant proposal. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Nirmala Joseph. External subject expert - Prof. (Dr) K Ravichandran from Gandhigram Rural Institute, Didigul and industry experts and evaluated the projects.
1. Completed Research Projects
2. Details of Books/ Monographs Written/ Book Edited
3. Publication in conference-proceedings/Book and chapters in edited volumes
4. Faculty Paper Publications
5. Conference/ Workshop/ Seminar/ Course Participation