CCPL, HPNLU is organising a Two Week Capacity Building Programme. Scroll down for more details!

Centre for Comparative Public Law (CCPL), Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla is organising a Two-Week Capacity Building Programme on Exploring the Dimensions of Research Methods in Social Sciences and Jurisprudence 10th -23rd December 2023 in association with the Indian Council of Social Sciences Research (ICSSR), New Delhi


The Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla (HPNLU, Shimla), placed in the geographical terrains of the Himalayas, is among the premier law schools in India. The institution is one of the few educational centres in the country which enjoys a natural endowment of mesmeric beauty of location topography and enjoyable weather conditions throughout the year. The University is bestowed with all-natural conditions conducive of seeking, creating, and imparting knowledge. The institution is taking every possible step to achieve excellence in the field of law education and research.

About the Centre

The Centre for Comparative Public Law (CCPL) has been established by HPNLU, Shimla to further advance research in Public aw. The principal objective of CCPL is to undertake studies and investigations about fundamental categories/concepts of public law, advanced jurisprudence, and comparative legal systems.

Dates of the Programme

10th - 23rd December 2023.


  • Evolution of Social Science Study Methods: Plato, Aristotle, and St. Aquinas
  • Theory Building and Causal Inferences in Social Sciences Research
  • Socratic Methods: Argument/Dialogue, Critical thinking etc., and Metaphysics: Plato, Hegel, and Kant
  • Positivism: Rene Descartes, Francis Bacon, Galileo, Newton, Thomas Kuhn etc.
  • Exploring Legal Research Method and Methodology: Teaching Dimensions for Law School Curriculum
  • Fundamentals of Research Method and Methodology
  • Use of Electronic Libraries and Digital Tools for Research
  • Exploring the Nuances of Scientific Research in Social Sciences
  • Research Design: Concept, Meaning, and Importance
  • Types of Research Design: Exploratory, Experimental, Descriptive, and Diagnostic
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research
  • Deliberating the Hindu Logical Traditions: An Exploration of the Mimansa Logic
  • Deconstructions, Archaeological and Genealogical Methods
  • Philosophical Speculations in the Hindu Knowledge Tradition: Exploring Dimensions of Research Methodology
  • Deliberating the Hindu Logical Traditions: An Exploration of the Nyaya & Samkhya Logic
  • Preparation of Research Proposal


The participants should be Professors/ Associate Professors/ Assistant Professors or Research Associates/ Ph.D. Scholar in a UGC-recognized university/ deemed university/ colleges/ institutes of national importance and ICSSR Research Institutes. Their application should be duly forwarded by the parent institution.

Registration Fee



Form: [Click here to Register]

Important Dates

  • Registration Deadline: 30th November 2023
  • Intimation of Acceptance: 02nd December 2023
  • Date of the Event: 10th-24th December, 2023


Brochure: [Click here to view]


Prof. Chanchal Kumar Singh [Director, Capacity Building Programme | Professor of Law | Director, Centre for Comparative Public Law]

  • Email:
  • Ph: +91-8076153198

Dr. Mritunjay Kumar [Co-Director, Capacity Building Programme | Assistant Professor of Law | Coordinator, Centre for Comparative Public Law]

  • Email:
  • Ph: +91-8527104218

Mr. Aayush Raj [Assistant Professor of Law | Co-Coordinator, Centre for Comparative Public Law]

  • Email:
  • Ph: +91-8986580111

Mr. Bineet Singh [Teaching & Research Associate of Law | Member, Centre for Comparative Public Law]

  • Email:
  • Ph: +91-8628829824

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