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Tech( CE & SE) Programme
PDM COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING SARAI AURANGABAD
Guidelines for Preparation of Dissertation / Thesis The following format is suggested for the outline of the M. 1. 4. A chapter can be subdivided in sections and sub-sub. It may also highlight the significant contributions from the investigation. While adopted derivations/ formulae should normally be presented in the text of these chapters. 2. 1. STRUCTURE OF THE THISES / DISSERTATION This thesis shall be presented in a number of chapters. with equation numbers flushed to the right. starting with Introduction and ending with Summary and Conclusions.3 Report on the present investigation The reporting on the investigation shall be the presented in one or more chapters with appropriate chapter titles: 1. Equations should form separate lines with appropriate paragraph separation above and below the equation line. methodologies developed and adopted. Due importance shall be given to experimental setups. Equations must be written in equation editor. 1. Short table and figures should be presented within the text.sections so as to present the content discretely and with due emphasis.Tech (CE & SE) Dissertation: PREAMBLE While utmost attention must be paid to the contents of the thesis / dissertation report. while large tables and figures may be presented in the separate pages. extensive.2 Review of Literature This shall normally form the chapter 2 and shell present a critical appraisal of the previous work published in the literature pertaining to the topic of the investigation. a standard format must be followed. It shall justify and highlight the problem posed and define the topic. The extent and emphasis of the chapter shell depend on the nature of the investigation. Figures and table should be presented immediately following their first mention in the text. 1. procedures adopted and techniques developed. Each of the other chapters will have precise title reflecting the contents of the chapter. aim and scope of the work presented in the thesis.1 Introduction The title of chapter 1 shall be introduction. detailed result in tabular and graphical forms may be presented in Appendices. which is being submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the respective degree. . 3.
4 Results and Discussions This shall form the penultimate chapter of the thesis and shall include a thorough evaluation of the investigation carried out and bring out the contributions from the study. This may also be included in the contents. lengthy derivations. otherwise the conclusion chapter. The candidates shall follow the style of citation and style of listing in one of the standard journals in the subject area consistently throughout his / her thesis. if any. have to be given.1. Citation from websites should include the name(s) of author(s) (including the initials) full title of the articles. pages and year of publication. volume. Chapter shall be presented and clearly enumerated. 1. The discussion shall logically lead to inferences and conclusions as well as scope for possible further future network 1. in addition to the Journals / publisher. Conclusions derived from the logical analysis presented in the results and discussions. technical notes etc. 1. The candidates may also include reprints of his/ her publications after the literature citation. 1. for example.7 References This should follow the appendices. which shall be numbered in Roman Capitals. website reference and when last accessed. shall include the author.9 Acknowledgement The acknowledgements by the candidate shall also be included in the dissertation signed by him / her with date. A brief report of the work carried out shall form the first part of the chapter. title of the communication (if any) and date of receipt. are to be presented in the separate appendices. Artificial Intelligence and IEEE Transactions on software engineering journals in the discipline of computer science. Reference to personal. 1.5 Conclusions This will be the final chapter of the thesis. number. . each point stated separately. similarly. raw experimental observations etc. However the names of all the authors along with their initials and the full title of the articles / monogram/ book etc.6 Appendix Detailed information. Scope for future work should be stated lucidly in the last part of the chapter. generated on the basis of the topic of the thesis published by the candidate may be separately listed after the literature cited.8 Publications Candidate by the Articles. communications.
3 Type – setting. The standard font shall be Times New Roman of 12 pts with 1. the text having been processed using a standard text processor.2 Size The size of the paper shall be standard 8.2.7 Paragraph format Vertical space between paragraphs shall be about 2. THESIS FORMAT 2. 2.1. choose not to indent if (s) he has provided sufficient paragraph separation.6 Header When the header style is chosen.1. Pagination for pages before the introduction chapter shell be in lower case Roman numerals.5 x 11 inches (letter”.5 line spacing.g. e.5 in Footer 0.1 Quality The thesis shall be printed on white bond paper. A single line of a paragraph shall be left at the top or bottom of a page (that is.5 Pagination Page numbering in the text of the thesis shell be typed at the center of the footer The subsequent chapter shall begin on a fresh page.5 in Right margin 1 in Header 0.4 Page Format The printing sheets shall have the following writing area and margins: Top margin 1 in Bottom margin 1 in Left margin 1. no windows or orphans should be left) 2. A paragraph should normally comprise more than one line.1.1. Text processing and Printing The text shall be printing employing LaserJet or Inkjet printer. A candidate may.2 Chapter and Section format . 2. the header can have the chapter number or section number. size).5 line spacing or the first line of each paragraph should normally be indented by five characters or 12 mm. 2. 2. On even number pages headers mention chapter title with chapter number and on the odd number pages header mention section title with section number.1.5 in 2.1 Paper 2.1.1. however.”iv” and those starting from the introduction chapter will bear page number “1” onwards. 2.
2. Sub section and sub-sub section so as to present different concepts separately. name of the college and the year of submission. Chapter number and title shall be printed at the center of the line in 6 mm font size (18 pt) in bold face using both upper and lower case ( all capitals).g.3 Table/Figure Format As far as possible table and figures should be presented in portrait style. 3 Auxiliary Formats 3. A vertical gap of about 18pt shall be left between the chapter # and chapter title lines and 30pt between chapter title line and the first paragraph. while larger ones may be presented in separate pages.1 Chapter Each chapter shall begin on a page with an additional top margin of about 30pt. Chapters. A 40 mm diameter replica of the PDM college emblem followed by the name of the Department. Table and figure shall be numbered chapter.2 for the second section in chapter 2 and 2.4 or Fig. 2. The sections and sub sections titles along with their numbers in 5 and 4mm (16 and 14pt) fonts. the fourth figure in Chapter 5 will bear the number Figure5. Tech Gray 3. Section and sub section can be numbered using decimal points e.5 mm 15 point’s size font properly centered at the middle of the page. Full title of thesis in 6mm 22 point’s size font properly centered and positioned at the top. Reference for Table and figure reproduced from elsewhere shall be cited in the last and separate line in the table and figure caption. sections and sub-sections shall be included in the contents with page numbers flushed to the right. e.2.4 for the fourth sub-section in third Section of chapter 2. Respectively. For example. 3.wise. 2. 5. in bold face be flushed to the left (not centered) with 15mm space above and below these lines.4 Table number and title will be placed above the table while the figure number and caption will be located below the figure.2.2.2 Section and sub. .(after McGregor ).g.sections A chapter can be divided into section.2.1 Binding The thesis shall be soft cover bound in leather or rexin with the following color specification: M. each in a separate line and properly centered and located at the bottom of the page. Small size table and figure (less than half of writing area of a page) should be incorporated within the text.2 Front Covers The front cover shall contain the following details: 1. 2.3. Full name of the candidate in 4.
When the work comprises two or more mutually independent investigations. 3. with corresponding page number against them. however. The front page of the thesis should look like as given on the next page. 3. Institute and year of submission.2. Department. the numbering of chapters will be continues right. of the candidate name(s) of the supervisor and co.1 List of Figure and tables Two separate lists of figure caption and table titles along with their number and corresponding page numbers against them shall follow the contents. 3. M. However.wise description of the work and the key words.4 Title sheet This shall be the first printed page of the thesis and shall contain the submission statement: “The Thesis/ Dissertation/ Project Report submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree. for example part 1 may comprise Chapters 1-5. flushed to the right. as in the text .E.3. The Abstract in the thesis. the name of the candidate and the year of submission shall also be embossed on the bound (side ) in gold. shall have two more parts. namely.5 Abstract The 500 word abstract shall highlight he important feature of the thesis and shall correspond to the electronic version to be submitted to the Library. part II chapters 6-9.Section and subsection using decimal notation .6.2 Abbreviation Notation and Nomenclature A complete and comprehensive list of all abbreviations. 3..supervisor (s) (if any).3 Blank Sheets In addition to the white sheets (binding requirement) two white shall be put at the beginning and end of the thesis.6. notations and nomenclature including Greek alphabets with subscripts and superscripts shall be provided after the list of tables’ figure. the layout of the thesis giving a brief chapter. each with an appropriate title.” 3. the name and Roll No.2.1 Lettering All lettering shall be embossed in silver. the thesis may be divided into two or more parts. 3.2 Bound back The degree. 3. .6 Contents The contents shall follow the abstract and shall enlist the titles of the chapters.Tech/ M.
ADAPTING LEARNING TECHNIQUES FOR VISUAL RECOGNITION Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of M. Lee (AP in CSE Deptt) Department of Computer Science & Engineering PDM COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING.Tech. Submitted By Harish Kumar (Roll No.S. 2007) . SARAI AURANGABAD (May 22. H. 2005/001) Under the Supervision Mr.
provided in this thesis titled “Title of thesis” submitted to Maharshi Dayanand (M D) University.Tech ( Branch) hereby declared that I own the full responsibility for the information. …………………… . result etc.a student of M. I further declared that in case of any violation of intellectual property right or copyright I as the candidate would be fully responsible for the same. Rohtak for award of Master of Technology (Computer Science and Engineering/ Software Engineering ) degree. I have taken care all respect to honor the intellectual property right and have acknowledged the contributions of other for using them in this academic purpose. My supervisor and institute should not be held for full or partial violation of copyright if found at any stage of my degree.CANDIDATE’S DECLARATION I ( Name of Student) bearing roll number: ----. …………………… Branch & Semester. Name of the student …………………… College Roll no.
Name of the supervisor (with Designation) Department of CSE PDM College of Engineering. The work contained in this dissertation is at par university standards.CERTIFICATE BY THE SUPERVISOR It is certified that this thesis report titled “Title of thesis” by ( Name of Student) in the partial fulfillment of requirement for the award of Master of Technology (Computer Science & Engineering/ Software Engineering) submitted to Maharshi Dayanand (M D) University. Bahadurgarh . This thesis has not been submitted to any other University or Institution for award of degree. Rohtak is a record of student’s own work carried out under my supervision and guidance. I wish him/her good success in life.
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