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Research Methodology and Statistics Ph.D Entrance Test (Model Question Paper Part – 3/3)


Statistics Ph.D Entrance

Ph.D. ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
MODEL QUESTION PAPER

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY & STATISTICS

Set – 3 / 3

(1). Enlist the criteria for identifying a suitable research problem. Explain the process of formulating a problem.

(2). What is the importance of stating a research hypothesis? Describe the characteristics of a usable research hypothesis.

(3). What is random sampling? Enumerate the different methods of random sampling.

(4). Briefly explain the important concepts and basic principles relating to research design.

(5). Give an account on any two of the statistical software packages used in biology for data analysis.

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Research Methodology and Statistics Ph.D Entrance Test (Model Question Paper Part – 2/3)


Statistics Ph.D Entrance

Ph.D. ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
MODEL QUESTION PAPER

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY & STATISTICS

Set – 2 / 3

(1). Explain the ethics involved in scientific research and publications. What is the role of ethical committees in this process?

(2). Describe the importance of layout, structure and language in the different types of research reports. Highlight the differences.

(3). Differentiate between survey and experiment.

(4). Discuss the role of computers in research.

(5). What do you mean by research? Explain about different types of research.

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Research Methodology and Statistics Ph.D Entrance Test (Model Question Paper Part – 1/3)


Statistics Ph.D Entrance

Ph.D. ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
MODEL QUESTION PAPER

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY & STATISTICS

Set – 1 / 3

(1). Discuss the importance of illustrations, graphs and photographs in research papers.

(2). What is the relevance of questionnaires in data collection and interpretation?

(3). Differentiate between correlation and regression analysis.

(4). What is Chi-Square test? Explain its significance in statistical analysis of any research problem.

(5). Add a short note on negative and positive correlation.

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