Search for knowledge.
Systematic method of finding solution to
According to Clifford Woody “research
comprises defining and redefining problems,
formulating hypothesis or suggested
solutions; collecting, organizing and
evaluating data; making deductions and
reaching conclusions; and at last carefully
testing the conclusions to determine whether
they fit the formulating hypothesis”.
Desire to get a research degree along
with its consequential benefits.
Desire to face the challenge in solving
the unsolved problems.
Desire to get intellectual joy of doing
some creative work.
Desire to be of service to society.
Desire to get respectability.
1. To gain familiarity with phenomena and
achieve new insight into it.
2. To portray accurately the characteristics of
a particular individual situation or group.
3. To determine the frequency with which
4. To Discover the truth and fact.
4. To test hypothesis of cause and effect
relationship between variables.
5. To understand social life and gain a
control over social behavior.
To know old conclusions with new data.
To find new conclusion with old data.
To reach more conclusions from available
To explain unexplained horizon of
To put forward an entirely new theory.
To study and resolve contradiction in the
area of a study.