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Social Researcher

Fit for youth without SEE:
Yes

1.A social researcher is someone who conducts research, i.e., an organized and systematic investigation into something about society and other factors involved in changing social behaviors and struc ... learn more

Employment Option

Self Employment Ratio

%

Education

There are no formal courses made available by the government of Nepal, however there are courses that one could take (independently) like Survey Data Analysis by ISER Nepal. While on a wider level, on ... learn more

Diploma
Academic Education
Technical School Leaving Certificate

Possible Employers


Research center

Research form

Career in Detail

1.A social researcher is someone who conducts research, i.e., an organized and systematic investigation into something about society and other factors involved in changing social behaviors and structure. 2 .The researcher's responsibility can be extended to creating , analyzing and recommending research papers. The researcher would have to also conduct surveys and interviews.

Social Researchers usually do the following

1.preparing tenders for research contracts receiving instructions and project briefs from clients outlining objectives"
2.directing and undertaking pilot studies and fieldwork Collecting"
3..analyzing and interpreting qualitative and/or quantitative data writing reports"

Abilities and other Requirements

requires permanent customer relation

Income and other Facilities

Entry Salary / Income
Rs. (not set) - (not set)

Working Context

ISCO - International Standard Classification of Occupations

Security and Army Professionals
Skilled Urban Skilled Rural
Supporting Operations

The table illustrates the segregation of occupations according to the level of education & experience. The segregation is such that the 'Professionals' have the highest amount of education and/or experience then are the 2 skilled labour (Urban & Rural) and Supporting Occupations with assemblers, operators etc. Security and Army have a wider range of both education and experience and are governmental jobs.

The boxes highlighted are the ones associated with Social Researcher . According to ISCO, jobs can have various levels of education and/or experience which thus puts them in different boxes as visualized in the table.

Relevant Education

There are no formal courses made available by the government of Nepal, however there are courses that one could take (independently) like Survey Data Analysis by ISER Nepal. While on a wider level, one could take Bachelors in Social work to conduct research rather than just interviews and surveys.

Education strongly relevant

Duration Fee (Rs) Access without SEE
BSW
Skilled Urban
3 Year(s) 177,000 -
352,000
No
The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree program prepares students for entry-level practice in social work. Social Work is one of the helping professions committed to improving people’s lives. Social workers may assist people in dealing with their relationships, in solving personal and family problems, or in improving the environment in their community. Social workers focus on social problems and the individual difficulties that arise from these social problems. These problems may include domestic violence, child abuse, unemployment, poor or no housing, disability, and serious illness. Most social workers work in organizations or agencies whose missions focus on helping people deal with one of more of these social problems in their lives. Go to education page
Boss
Skilled Urban
4 Year(s) 530,000
No
Bachelor of Social Sciences (BoSS) is a new unique program designed to address the holistic study of social sciences. It focuses on the dynamics of the society and the social change incorporating the subjects like Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Philosophy, Political Science and Governance. This program reflects the contemporary dynamics of Nepalese and global society. Go to education page
Social Mobilization
Skilled Urban
2 Year(s) + 6 Months 0 -
70,000
Yes
12 months course + 3 months OJT Go to education page

Education moderately relevant

Duration Fee (Rs) Access without SEE
Dip.Social Work
Skilled Urban
3 Year(s) 290,000
No
This course is based on the tasks required to be performed by general social worker in variety of agencies and community settings and with diverse populations, including vulnerable groups in the country and elsewhere in Nepal. Therefore, this curriculum is designed to provide knowledge and skills focusing on social works. The Diploma in social work program extends over three years. Each year is divided into two semesters. Go to education page
B.A. Sociology / Ant
Skilled Urban
3 Year(s) 0
No
The major Sociology and Anthropology courses for the three-year Bachelor's level are designed to make the students familiar with the disciplines of Sociology and Anthropology and thereby make them able to analyze social and cultural institutions and process. It introduces students with important theoretical approaches and enables them to explore and interpret the meaning of social events and process from different perspectives, familiarize with the structure of Nepali society and culture, dominant global perspective on development and comprehend and analyze the unfolding developmental processes in Nepal. It also provides students with basic knowledge and skills required to undertake research studies in the fields of sociology and Anthropology. Go to education page

Ideal Qualities

Work activities, only mental: You prefer your work to be mental in nature, without much physical activity. You should consider looking for jobs where you are mostly required to sit in one place and come up with ideas or handle information. Some examples would include desk jobs and jobs involving scientific research.

Information Processing, only detailed: You prefer to focus on a specific aspect of your work and to go deeper into the details. You should consider jobs that require you to focus and pay great attention to the details of what you are doing, and avoid jobs which require you to look at the bigger picture. Some examples would include jobs like bookkeeping, data management, software coding, fine arts, handicrafts or translation

Flexibility, low: You prefer to have a fixed work routine with only a small amount of change every day. You should consider looking for jobs where you are required to go to an office at a specific time each working day. Some examples would include desk jobs and running a shop.

Value orientation, only idealistic: You believe that your work must have meaning behind it, without any material importance. You should consider looking for jobs that will give you some personal satisfaction while doing it. Some examples would include teaching and doing social work.

Pursuit of Success, high: For you it is important to succeed in your work. You have no problem with dedicating your free time to your work, and you welcome challenges and obstacles. You should consider looking for jobs that will motivate you to do well and succeed. Avoid jobs that will not challenge you to perform better.

Motivation to Create, high: You prefer to come up with your own ways of doing things. You should consider looking for jobs where you have some freedom to make your own decisions. Avoid jobs where you have to follow directions.

Analysis orientated, very high: You like to spend a lot of time thinking before you make a decision. You believe that it is important to consider everything before acting. You should consider looking for jobs where you are required to think carefully before acting. Avoid jobs where you need to make decisions quickly without much time for thinking.

Ability to Socialize, high: You are comfortable meeting new people. You have no problem socializing and interacting with different kinds of people, and finding things to talk about. You should consider looking for jobs where you can work with and meet many kinds of people. Avoid jobs where you will not have much interaction with others.

Team oriented, very high: It is easy for you to cooperate and collaborate with others. You enjoy working with a team on tasks and projects. You should consider looking for jobs where you will be required to work with a team to perform tasks. Avoid jobs that will require you to work on your own.

Strength of enforcement, high: You are usually direct and you are capable of confronting others if needed. You have no problem saying what is on your mind. You should consider looking for jobs where you can evaluate and monitor others’ performance. Avoid jobs where you are not encouraged to say what is on your mind.

Self-confidence, very high: You have a high amount of self-confidence. It is easy for you to present yourself in front of others. You should consider looking for jobs where you will have to make presentations in front of groups of people. Avoid jobs where you will not be encouraged to talk to other people.

1.preparing tenders for research contracts receiving instructions and project briefs from clients outlining objectives"
2.directing and undertaking pilot studies and fieldwork Collecting"
3..analyzing and interpreting qualitative and/or quantitative data writing reports"

Employment Condition

Self Employment Ratio

%

Possible Employers


NGOs

Research center

Research form

Size of Employment

At the moment there are people working in this job in Nepal.

Job Demand

Shows the demand of the career (1st being the highest and the last being over-saturated).


60 = very high: This job is very high in demand. You can easily find employment or will be able to sell your service easily as a self employed person.

50 = high: This job is high in demand. With a certain talent you will find a job.

40 = medium: The demand for this job is medium. You should have chances in finding a job, but you might need to be flexible regarding your working place or in self employment, might have to compete with a few other professionals about the work.

30 = low: The demand for this job is low. Only a few vacancies are published. Academic proficiency as well as experience is required to be even considered for applying for this sort of jobs.

20 = saturated: There is no more demand for this profession in the labour market. Only if existing staff is released, new people are hired.

10 = over-supplied: There are many graduates already waiting for a job in this profession. You might have to consider a long waiting list or have to prove extraordinary talent to find a job in this profession.

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