School of Distance Education
University of Kerala  
(Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade)

The Research Cell aims to nurture research culture in the School of Distance Education. It encourages the students and faculty members to undertake the research in newly emerging and challenging areas of Science, Humanities, Arts and Commerce including multidisciplinary fields.

  • To create awareness and opportunities in Research and Development among the students & faculty and to create Research and Development atmosphere in SDE;
  • To create interest among the faculty members to take up Research projects and improve their knowledge, skills and qualifications by registering PhD’s, PDF’s etc;
  • To encourage faculty members and students to publish research papers for publishing in National and reputed International Conferences/Journals;
  • To undertake research activities and development projects offered by agencies such as UGC, ICSSR, CSIR, RUSA etc.
  • To assist for applying and getting funds for conducting Seminar/Workshop/FDP from various available funding agencies;
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  • To maintain and disseminate current information about relevant research policy areas and initiatives in government, in the professions and in relevant industries, including external funding opportunities;
  • To develop strategies to foster multidisciplinary research across faculty and institutes, and with agencies outside;
  • To interact with industry, government, professions and the wider community on all research matters promote faculty research activities to external stakeholders;
  • To coordinate faculty level workshops and staff development activities on research-related issues;
  • To encourage development of activities to attract the best research oriented higher degree students;
  • To maintain effective links with government departments, authorities, business, and commerce and industry organizations relevant to the college research activities.
  • To assist students in the preparation of academic projects/dissertations
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