Research Methodology, Academic Writing and Publishing in English –
A One Month Online Workshop-cum-Certificate Course
As part of a slew of initiatives geared towards improving and enhancing the quality of Academic Research in the country, All India Forum for English Students, Scholars and Trainers (AIFEST), in collaboration with Aesthetique International Literary Journal (E-ISSN 2456-1754) and NTA NET English Broadcast, is conducting a 1 month online workshop-cum-certificate course from 01 August 2021 to 31 August 2021. The entire course will be conducted online via Google Meet and YouTube. The number of seats is limited so that each participant receives individual attention and training from experts. The fee for the entire course is Rs 2000. The details of the course are given below:
• Course Duration: 1 Month – 01 August 2021 to 31 August 2021
• Mode of Delivery: Daily Video Lectures and Live Interactive Sessions, via YouTube and Google Meet
• Timing: YouTube Lectures will be from 6pm to 7pm followed by Live Interactive Sessions from 9 pm onwards, on all weekdays. Participants can attend the lectures at their convenience. The lectures and the recorded interactive sessions will be accessible to registered participants as long as they wish.
• Course Fees: Rs 2000/- including course lectures, e-books, course materials, video tutorials, individual guidance for research and e-certificate. The proceedings from this workshop minus the expenses will go straight to AIFEST Covid Relief Fund for English Students and Scholars.
To apply for the course, fill the Google Form: https://forms.gle/boYXfp9CycZT88oF6
Once we receive your application, it will be scrutinized, and if selected, you will be intimated via email and WhatsApp. Payment should be made only after you get selection confirmation. Priority will be given to research scholars, MA English students and faculty members.
Course Content / Syllabus
How to write a Proposal for PhD
How to write a Research Paper / Article – Abstract, Full Paper, Referencing
How to start/restart Research – A step-by-step Guide
How and Where to publish my Research papers
How to get my paper accepted by Journals – Dos and don’ts
How to Register for PhD and find a suitable topic for Research
How to find a Guide and a Research Centre
Literature Review and Research Methodology for English
How to publish without payment in reputed Journals
UGC Care listed journals and Scopus Indexed Journals – Lists to Choose From
List of Scopus journals in English, List of Fake Care Listed Journals & Websites
Where should I publish to improve API / for CAS/ promotion/ research purposes
How to Become a Good Author without Shortcuts
How to get my book/poetry/thesis published as EBook and Paperback at cheap cost
Editing, Proofreading and Publishing
ISSN, E-ISSN, ISBN and E-ISBN– Advantages and Disadvantages
Is theory a must? How to apply a theory to the text I have chosen?
How to do Research in Cultural Studies / Comparative Cultural Studies?
Research Resources and Digital Tools for Research
Plagiarism, paraphrasing and plagiarism removal – All you need to know
Urkund and Turnitin – What and How + Training on How to Use
Which Seminars and Conferences to attend? Why?
Shoud I pay for publishing my Research – Why and Why not
Impact factor, H-Index, DOI, Researchgate, Academia, ORCID, N-List
Assistance in creating free ResearchGate, ORCID, Author & Publisher IDs
Free Memberships in International and National Forums
How to complete a PhD within 2 Years
Publishing in Science / Interdisciplinary Journals – Will it be Useful?
The New National Educational Policy: Implications for Institutions, Teachers, Researchers and Students
How to Adapt and Adopt to the New Normal and Next Normal – Impact, Retrospect and Prospect
How to Groom Myself for my Dream Job / How to be an Asset to my Institution
For the successful completion of the course, all participants are required to complete two assignments that will be given during the course. All assignments can be done by participants at their convenience. Assignment 1 is compulsory for all, participants can choose one from Assignments 2, 3 and 4.
Assignment 1: Answer a set of 50 MCQ questions based on the topics discussed during the lectures. 50% marks shall be secured for a pass.
Assignment 2: Answer an Essay Question in 200 words based on one of the four themes discussed during the workshop. Books, Internet and other sources can be referred but plagiarism is not allowed.
Assignment 3: Publish your own E-book / Paperback (Fiction / Poetry Collection / Other Non-Fiction / Thesis: Individual guidance will be provided).
Assignment 4: Prepare a Research proposal / research article (Individual guidance will be provided)
At the successful completion of the course, you will receive
1. A digital certificate of course completion certified by AIFEST, Aesthetique Literary Journal and the course coordinator
2. Assistance in creating free ResearchGate/ORCID ids, and Author & Publisher dashboards
3. Lifetime membership at AIFEST
4. Free lifetime access to the course contents
5. Membership at Pickwick Papers Group
For clarification, or if you have any queries, please contact
Course Coordinator Prof. Manu Mangattu (WhatsApp: +91-9496322323)
For more details regarding the course/ to find the feedback by participants who attended this course in 2020 visit our blog page: