Preparation of Project Report: A Manual

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A MANUAL FOR PREPARATION OF PROJECT REPORT

CONTENTS

1. GENERAL
2. NUMBER OF COPIES TO BE SUBMITTED
3. SIZE OF PROJECT REPORT
4. ARRANGEMENT OF CONTENTS OF PROJECT REPORT
5. PAGE DIMENSIONS AND MARGIN
6. MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION
7. TYPING INSTRUCTIONS
8. NUMBERING INSTRUCTIONS
9. BINDING SPECIFICATIONS

Appendix 1 : M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Sc. / MBA / MCA Title Page

A Manual for preparation of Project report

1. GENERAL :
The manual is intended to provide broad guidelines to the M.E. / M.Sc. / M.Tech. / M.C.A. / M.B.A. candidates in the preparation of the project report. In general, the project report shall report, in an organised and scholarly fashion an account of original research work of the candidate leading to the discovery of new facts or techniques or correlation of facts already known (analytical, experiments, hardware oriented etc.)

2.NUMBER OF COPIES TO BE SUBMITTED :

M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Sc. / M.B.A. / M.C.A. : Students should submit five copies to the Head of the Department concerned on or before the specified date. The Head of the Department should send (i) One copy to the Zonal Coordinator for onward transmission to the University. (ii) One copy to the Department library (iii) One copy each to the internal and external examiner and (iv) One copy to the student concened.

3.Size of Project report :
The size of project report should not exceed 60 pages of typed matter reckoned from the first page of Chapter 1 to the last page.

4.Arrangement of contents of project report :
The sequence in which the project report material should be arranged and bound should be as follows :

1. Title page
2. Bonafide Certificate
3. Abstract
4. Acknowledgement
5. Table of Contents
6. List of Tables
7. List of Figures
8. List of Symbols, Abbreviations or Nomenclature (Optional) 9. Chapters
10. Appendices
11. References

The Tables and Figures shall be introduced in the appropriate places.

5.Page Dimensions and Margin :
The dimensions of the final bound copies of the project report should be 290mm x 205mm. Standard A4 size (297mm x 210mm) paper may be used for preparing the copies.

The final five copies of the project report (at the time of submission) should have the following page margins :

Top edge:30 to 35 mm
Bottom edge:25 to 30 mm
Left side :35 to 40 mm
Right side: 20 to 25 mm

The project report should be prepared on good quality white paper preferably not lower than 80 gms /Sq. Meter.

Tables and figures should conform to the margin specifications. Large size figures should be photographically or otherwise reduced to the appropriate size before insertion.

6.MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION :
The candidates shall supply a typed copy of the manuscript to the guide for the purpose of approval. In the preparation of the manuscript, care should be taken to ensure that all textual matter is typed to the extent possible in the same format as may be required for the final project report.

Hence, some of the information required for the final typing of the project report is included also in this section.

The headings of all items 2 to 11 listed section 4 should be typed in capital letters without punctuation and centred 50mm below the top of the page. The text should commence 4 spaces below this heading. The page numbering for all items 1 to 8 should be done using lower case Roman numerals and the pages thereafter should be numbered using Arabic numerals.

6.1Title page – A specimen copy of the title page for M.E. / M.Tech./M.B.A./ M.C.A. / M.Sc. project report are given in Appendix 1.

6.2Bonafide Certificate – Using double spacing for typing the Bonafide Certificate...
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