Course Outcomes:

After completion of this course students will be able to;

1) Become familiar with the logic, theory, and uses of case study research that draws descriptive or causal inference

2) Identify different perspectives on and conceptualizations of case study research

3) Understand the advantages, challenges, and limitations of case study research

4) Critically analyze case study design based on quality criteria

Type of work assignment:

1) Students should pay minimum of 02 case studies on any of the following topics:

Rural Poverty, Rural Illiteracy and Health Problems, Rural Unemployment, Rural Social Problems, Agriculture and allied areas, Rural infrastructure, education in urban and rural areas, Agro-tourism, NGO’s, Government Organizations or any topic related to rural development/rural studies.

2) The students are supposed to submit each report separately in the prescribed format.


1) Every student is supposed to submit a separate report of each case study.

2) The report carries 80 marks and will be evaluated by the internal examiners (concerned teacher).

3) There shall be a viva voce of 20 marks on the basis of the report

4) Minimum passing marks will be a minimum of 40% in each component i.e., a) Report and b) Viva-voce.