Thesis / Dissertation / Project Report

The size of the project report depends on the nature of the theme of the project. However, it is desirable that the project report should be around 100 pages typed in double space. Report should be in A4 size papers and in a bound form. The language to be followed for the Project/ Dissertation work shouldbe in English. The report should be in the following format.

Title

The first page of the report should indicate the title of the project, name of the candidate, address, enrolment number and year.

Certificate

Acknowledgement

Table of Contents

Introduction

This section will introduce the problem. It should be able to give an idea to the reader what the topic is all about, how did the topic emerge, and what made the researcher take up the topic. The introduction must contain the rationale and purpose of the research.

Review of the literature

Review of literature is a collective body of works done by earlier researchers and published in the form of books, journals, articles. It helps in generating ideas and developing significant questions for the research work.

Significance of the Study

The rationale for carrying out the particular project is explained here.

Objectives/ Hypothesis:

This will basically consist of the main objectives or purpose of the research.  A hypothesis is also provided which is a tentative statement about the cause and effect relationship between the independent and dependent variables.

Methodology

Methodology includes Sample, Tests/Tools, Statistical Analysis. The size and nature of the sample will depend on the topic selected. Tests/ tools are to be selected based on the objectives of the research. The data collected with the help of the tests/ tools is then analyzed by using appropriate statistical techniques.

Result and Discussion

The findings of the research after the statistical analysis of data are reported in tabular and graphical form. This is then discussed in the light of the existing research studies. The implication of the findings are also discussed.

Conclusion

Under this heading, the learner has to conclude the findings of research. Delimitations Constraints and limitations of the research are mentioned here.

Suggestions for further work

Based on the research findings, the learner can give suggestions for further research in the particular area.

References (APA style) References have to be written in APA format.These should be alphabetically listed.

Appendix

This will contain the tests/ tools used for the purpose of the research.

Note Each project report should also contain the following: a) Copy of approved Project Proposal Proforma b) Certificate of Originality duly signed by the learner and the guide/supervisor

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