How to Write a Report

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How to write a report

THE REPORT
After collecting the necessary information from primary and secondary sources, substantial number of visits to select companies / organizations, and administering questionnaire / schedules, if any, the students are advised to sit with their Project Guides for necessary directions on how to analyze the data. Based on the PROJECT GUIDE’S advice you carryout necessary tabulation of data, application of statistical tools, testing of certain hypotheses, and then prepare a plan of chapterisation to prepare a PROJECT REPORT. Your compliance with the following format may enrich the quality of the Report.

Chapter I: Background of the Problem under study (Introduction) (Company Profile/ Industry Trends etc)

This Chapter may contain a brief background of the problem under study starting from Macro economy dimension to micro trends, contemporary developments in the given aspect under study.

Chapter II: Review of Literature
Brief survey of different studies/ Review of Literature on this theme may add richness to the work. For case studies, a brief profile of the company / industry should be given.

Chapter III: Research Methodology
This Chapter should contain the Objectives of the study, Methodology and Sample selection, Research Design, Period of the study, sources of data, tools of data collection, Statistical analysis, broad hypothesis put for testing, limitations, etc. Further, the technical terms used in the study, a priori relationships expected between the variables, Models intended to be developed / tested are to be specified in this chapter.

Chapter IV Empirical Results / Data analysis & Discussion This chapter should contain a logical presentation of the empirical results after completing the data analysis. Chapter should contain neatly tabulated results, results of Hypothesis tests, graphs and figures, if any, along with necessary interpretation. A comparison of results with earlier studies may add novelty...
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