This book provides a widespread knowledge about research procedures. There are various procedures in research process. It is therefore necessary to make students understand the basic concepts and different methods of research, with special reference to social science research. Research is one of the most important components in sustainable development, it is necessary to provide the students basic knowledge about research methods and techniques. The book covers different aspects such as basic concepts of research, types of research, preparation of research proposals, sampling methods, data collection methods, data analysis methods and preparation of research report. It is hoped that this book will be provided a sound knowledge to the students and academicians for learning and understanding of research methods and techniques in social science research.