Advantages of Case Study:
a. Being an exhaustive study of a social unit the case study method enables us to understand fully the behaviour pattern of the concerned unit.
b. Through cast study a researcher can obtain a real and enlightened recorded of personal experiences which would reveal man inner striving tensions and motivation that drive him to action along with the forces that direct him to adopt a certain pattern of behaviour.
c. This method enables the researcher to trade out the natural history of the social unit and its relationship with the social factors and the forces involved in its surrounding environment .
d. It helps in formulating relevant hypotheses along with the data which may be helpful in testing them. Case studies thus enable the generalized knowledge to get richer and richer.
e. The method facilitate intensive study of social units which is generally not possible if we use either the observation method or the method of collecting information through schedules.
f. Information collected under the case study method helps a lot to the researcher in the task of constructing the appropriate questionnaire or schedule for the said task requires thorough knowledge of the convening universe.
g. The researcher can use or more of the several research methods under the case study method depending upon the prevalent circumstances. In other words the use of different method such as depth interviews questionnaires documents study reports of individuals letters and the like is possible under case study method.
h. Case study method has proved beneficial in determining the nature of units to be studies along with the nature of the universe.
i. This method is a means to well understand the past of a social unit because of its emphasis of historical analysis. Besides it is also a techniques to suggest measures for improvement in the context of the present environment of the concerned social units.
j. Case study method enhances the experience of the researcher and this in turn increase his analyzing ability and skill.