Research Methodology And Legal Writing Essay

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UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & ENERGY STUDIES

CENTRE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION
LLM
(ENERGY LAWS)
SEMESTER 1 YEAR: 2015 SESSION: JULY

ASSIGNMENT –1
FOR

Research Methodology and Legal Writing
(LLMC 701)

NAME: MONICA RANI

SAP NO/REGN NO: 500044979

Section A (20 Marks)
Write short notes on any four of the following
1. Types of Research
Ans: According to K. R. Kothari, types of research are:
i. Descriptive and Analytical- Descriptive research describes the phenomenon and situation under the study and its characteristics. The methods commonly used in this kind of research are survey method of all kinds. While in analytical research, the researcher uses his facts and information already available and analyzes them to make critical evaluation. ii. Applied and Fundamental- Analytical research aims at finding a solution for an immediate problem. While in Fundamental Research, the researcher is mainly concerned with generalization and with the formulation of a theory. iii. Quantitative and Qualitative- Quantitative research is based on the measurement of quantity or amount. Qualitative research, on the other hand, is concerned with phenomenon, i.e. Phenomenon relating to quality or kind. iv. Conceptual and Empirical- Conceptual research is related to some abstract idea or theory. It is generally used by philosophers and thinkers to develop new concept or to re-interpret the existing ones. On the other hand, empirical research relies on experience or
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