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6.
PROGRAMME OF STUDIES:
i
M.S/M.Phil program will be for four semesters. In first two semesters, 24 credit hours course work and in 3 rd and 4 th semesters 6 credit hours research work / internship / project (as the case may be) will be carried out.
ii
The research work submitted for M.Phil. will not be part of PhD thesis.
iii
The minimum and maximum period for completion of M.Phil will be 1.5 to 4 years and in Ph.D. 3 to 8 years as per HEC policy. The period shall be counted from the date of commencement of classes.
iv
Extension for a specific period in cases of M.Phil after 2 years and in Ph.D. after 5 years will be granted on full justification, a progress report by the Supervisor and recommendation by the DDPC only to those students who maintain their student status and are not absconders. Finally the extension if fully justified should be 5+2 and in case of extremely justified cases 5+2+1 and this will end Re-registration practice of PU.
v
It shall be mandatory for Supervisor/s to submit detailed progress report annually of Ph.D. students to the DPCC office/Registrar office.
vi
Candidates from Scientific Research Organizations, after successful completion of course work, may carry out their experimental work in laboratories of their parent departments on the recommendations of the supervisor, approved by the DPC/ Faculty Council, at the time of approval of the synopsis.
vii
A Ph.D. student shall be required to pass a comprehensive examination (written) after completing course work, and before undertaking the synopsis/research work.
viii
A Ph.D. student shall be required to submit synopsis within six month of completing course work and before commencing the research work.
ix
A Ph.D. student will give a seminar relevant to his/her field of research at his/her convenience within a year of submission of synopsis to the department for the approval of various statutory bodies such as DPCC/Advanced Studies & Research Board.
 
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