The team at MUCC has framed a comprehensive policy to promote a research culture in the College. The focus is on skilling students towards research orientation by holding workshops, motivating them to participate in University level competitions, publishing an in house magazine compiling their teacher guided research papers, organizing in house research competitions, giving them assignments with a research related focus.
The teachers too, are motivated to undertake continuous research by writing books, publishing papers and holding conferences.
Resource Mobilization for Research
The College has a budget allocation for areas related to research. Teachers are provided with Library facilities, internet and office support for the completion of research projects.
One Major Research Project and three Minor Research Projects are completed.
In order to inculcate and develop a research culture, the College undertakes special workshops for its students and teachers regularly in areas of Research Methodology. Besides, a research committee headed by the Principal and comprising Ph.D. qualified members strategizes and designs plans to encourage participation and writing of research papers in conferences and journals. The college also publishes a peer reviewed inter disciplinary journal titled Sameeksha: Shodh, which invites research papers from all over the country along with teachers of the College. For the development of research skills among the students, there is an in house Journal titled Vision Think Tank. Local, State Level and National Level Seminars are hosted by the College where researchers of repute are invited as Speakers and Chairpersons.
Out of 22 full time Teachers, 12 are Ph. D. holders. Three teachers have completed Minor Research Projects of SPPU.
The College has a well-equipped library with Reference Books, e-journals, magazines, text books and the INFLIBNET software.
There is also an online subscription of N List where many journals are available to facilitate an atmosphere of research.
The College also has a tie up with libraries like Jayakar Library of SPPU, Library of Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (Deemed University) .
Teachers are provided duty leave to visit the same for their research work.
Research Publications and Awards
All the faculty members are keen to publish their research papers in renowned research journals and publications. Every year, faculty members publish their research papers in varied journals. Some of the faculty members are on the editorial boards of journals. At the same time, some of them have received best paper awards.
Code of Ethics in Research
The College strongly believes in following ethical principles while undertaking research or guiding students for completion of Ph.D. :
- Responsibility of the Principal Investigator: The responsibility of the principal investigator lies in facilitating scientific research gathering and undertaking original investigations while undertaking research in any area.
- Data and Report: The research guide periodically reviews the primary and secondary data sources of the research and ensures that authentic scientific enquiry is being undertaken. For sharing of information related to the topic, it is ensured that adequate referencing is stated and copyright is not breached.
The College follows the plagiarism policy decided by UGC and Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. The links are: