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17.
THESIS EXAMINATION:
M.Phil Research / Thesis
The research thesis shall be submitted within the specified period of registration or up to a maximum of six weeks after the final examination at the end of 4th Semester. The Vice-Chancellor on the recommendations of the respective DPC, to avoid any hardship in genuine cases, shall have the power to extend the date of submission of thesis for a total period not exceeding six months.
i
A Board of Examiners for the evaluation of thesis shall be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor out of the panel of three experts recommended by the DPC / Board of Studies concerned.
ii
The Board of Examiners shall comprise:
  a)
Chairman/ Director/ Principal of the Departments/ Institutes / Colleges / Centres / School (Ex-Officio)
b)
External Examiner (One)
c)
Research Supervisor/s (Internal/s)
iii
The candidate shall have to appear before the Board of Examiners for the assessment of his/ her thesis and comprehensive examination. The Board of Examiners shall either accept or defer for re-submission or reject the thesis.
iv
No degree shall be awarded unless the Board of Examiners recommend the award.
v
If the Board of Examiners find that the thesis is wholly inadequate, the thesis shall be rejected.
vi
If the thesis, though inadequate, is of sufficient merit, in the opinion of at least two examiners including the external examiner, the Board of Examiners may recommend to re-submit it in a revised form within a period of six months.
vii
The Chairman/Director/Principal shall forward to DPCC and the Controller of Examinations the names and particulars of successful candidates for award of the Degree of M.Phil.
viii
On receipt of the names of successful candidates from the Chairman/ Director/ Principal/ School , the Controller of Examinations shall issue a result notification.
Ph.D Thesis
The thesis (guidelines for the thesis format given in Annex-IV) submitted by the candidate for Ph.D. degree must comply with the following conditions:-
i
It must form a distinct contribution to knowledge and afford evidence of originality, shown either by the discovery of new facts or by the exercise of independent critical judgment.
ii
It must not include research work for which degree has been conferred on anybody in this or any other University.
iii
For candidates in Faculties of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities (except Department of French or other modern languages where thesis be written in French language or respective language), Economics and Management Sciences, Commerce, Law, Engineering and Technology, Life Sciences, Sciences, Pharmacy, Medicine and Dentistry and Education the thesis must be written in English and the presentation must be satisfactory for publication. In Faculties of Islamic Studies & Oriental Learning, each Department shall decide about the Language (English/Urdu/any other) in which the dissertation is to be written. However in case of Urdu / any other language, an abstract in English shall be included.
iv
A 1-3 (to be decided by the faculty) publication in HEC approved journals (see HEC website) is requisite for thesis submission.
v
Any part of the thesis that has been published before submission of the thesis must be appended at the end of the thesis
vi
The candidate shall submit through his supervisor five copies (6 copies in case of co-supervisor or supervisors) of his thesis typed or printed, along with 5/6 copies of a short abstract of about 1000 words and a CD of the thesis after qualifying Ph.D.
vii
The candidate shall pay the prescribed fee for the examination at the time of submission of thesis.
viii
The candidate shall at the time of thesis submission supply the documents as per university requirements.
 
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