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Project Guidelines and Submission of Project Report for MBA-4/MCA6/MAJM-4/ BAJM-6/BCA-6/M.Sc.IT/TT-4/B.Sc.

-IT-3&6 Semester
Hoping that you have submitted the synopsis, now it is time to submit your final project, last th date of submission of which is 16 December, 2012. It is to be submitted in prescribed format, details for that is described below.

Project Guidelines
1. The project carries 200 marks for 4 credits or 400 marks for 8 credits or 100 marks for 2 credits depending upon the course and as a result the submission of the project by 16th December, 2012 is Compulsory. 2. Project has to be submitted in duplicates i.e. two hard copies and two soft copies at the Institute. 3. One of the hard and soft copies would be submitted at the University. 4. Project can be made on any one of the specialization that you have chosen from Marketing, Finance, Banking, Information System, Retail operations, Operations Management, TQM, Project management, Human Resource Management, Event Management, Entrepreneurship Management, Healthcare Services Management, International Business Management, Supply Chain Management and Environmental management. 5. Project should be done individually. 6. The Length of the project report must be at least about 100-150 pages. 7. The format of Project report is attached for your reference. 8. The project report should contain all the annexure. Contact Ms Lakshmi Joshi, HOD - Management for Project Guidance and all related matters. Note: 1. It is compulsory to submit project 2. In case of non- submission the student will be marked zero in project and he would have to apply for re-sitting in the next semester.

Objectives of Project Work

The objectives of the Project Work (which is required as part of Course curriculum) are: 1) To enable students to develop further skills and knowledge gained during the course by applying them to the analysis of a specific business problem or issue, via a substantial piece of independent work carried out over an extended period. 2) For students to demonstrate proficiency in the design of a research project, application of appropriate research methods, collection and analysis of data, and presentation of results. Learning outcomes On successful completion of the Project Work (which is required as part of Course curriculum), students will be able to: 1) Demonstrate clarity of problem definition and scope; critical evaluation of a focused review of relevant literature; a carefully argued case for the research methods employed; proficiency in the analysis and interpretation of qualitative data, where appropriate; and sensitivity to the organizational context for which recommendations are made, where appropriate. 2) Present the results of their research in an academically acceptable format, paying particular attention to integration of the literature review, critical evaluation of data, clear presentation of research results, and clear evaluation of the implement ability of the recommendations.

General Instructions regarding Format 1. The full content of the report must be hard bound together so that the pages cannot be removed or replaced. 2. The cover of the report must contain Title, Name of the candidate, the award and year of submission. 3. Text pages should be printed on one side of the paper, preferably with 1.5 line spacing and page numbers at the bottom of the each page. Margins should be 2 on the left and 1 on the right. 4. Please use separate index sheets for all chapters each chapter should start from a new page. 5. The declaration must be duly signed by the student 6. The project report must be about 100-150 pages. 7. The text in the printed copies must in black color. 8. 1.5 line spacing should be used for typing the general text. The general text shall be typed in the Font style Times New Roman and Font size 14. a) b) c) d) e) f) 9. Report must contain all the necessary documents such as Certificate from the examiner Certificate of the University study centre Company certificate Acknowledgements Table of contents Bonafide certificate

Template for Preparation of Project Report for MBA course Contents 1. Cover page And Title page 2. Student Declaration 3. Examiners Certificate 4. University Study Center Certificate 5. Acknowledgement 6. Bonafide Letter 7. Chapters 7.1Executive Summary a. b. c. d. e. f. Introduction Objective Methodology Analysis Conclusions Recommendations

7.2Company Profile a. Brief Introduction of a company b. History (Very brief) of the organization 7.3Project Preview a. Introduction b. Objective c. Methodology d. Analysis e. Conclusions 8. Annexure 9. References/Bibliography

Go through the attachment for more details.


About Cover page and Title Page: <TITLE OF PROJECT REPORT>

A PROJECT REPORT Under the guidance of ______________________________ Submitted by

______________________________ In partial fulfillment o f the requirement For the award of the degree Of MBA IN [Finance/Marketing/Human Resource Management/Information Systems/ Banking/Retail Operations/ Operations Management/ Project Management/ Total Quality Management]


Student declaration I hereby declare that the project report entitled (Title) Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of business Administration to Sikkim Manipal University, India, is my original work and not submitted for the award of any other degree, diploma, fellowship, or any other similar title or prizes.

Place: Date:

(Name of Candidate) Reg. No.:

Examiners Certification The project report of

(Your Name) Title Is approved and is acceptable in quality and form

University study centre certificate This is to certify that the project report entitled (Title) Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of Business Administration of Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences (Student Name) has worked under my supervision and guidance and that no part of this report has been submitted for the award of any other degree, diploma, Fellowship or other similar titles or prizes and that the work has not been published in any journal or Magazine.

(Reg. No.)


Acknowledgment is the regards given to the people and organization who have helped you in completing the project undertaken. Mainly it must consist of Acknowledgement towards the organization you study and to the company where you have done your project followed by the people who have helped you in the process.

Bonafide Certificate:

BONAFIDE CERTIFICATE Certified that this project report titled .. is the bonafide work of ..<NAME OF THE CANDIDATE(S)>. who carried out the project work under my supervision.



Executive Summary:

Executive summary should be of one page summary of the project report. It should consist of the statement of the problem, main findings, and recommendations for the further use. It should be typed in double line spacing, Font Style-Times New Roman and Font Size-14.


Mainly the chapters can be broadly classified into 3 parts 1. Introductory chapter 2. Chapter(s) on the main content of the project 3. Concluding chapter. The main text will be divided into several chapters and each chapter can be further divided into several divisions and sub-divisions. Each chapter should be given a relevant title. Tables and figures in a chapter should be placed in the position with respect to the reference where they are cited. Headers and Footnotes should be used sparingly. The title of the project must be reflected in the left side of the header and chapter name must be in the right side of the headers. Page numbers are to be placed in the right side of the footer. They should be typed single space and placed directly underneath in the very same page, which refers to the material they annotate. NOTE: Always the report must be ended with the concluding chapter and future enhancements


References/Bibliography: The listing of references should be typed 4 spaces below the heading REFERENCES in alphabetical order in single spacing left justified. The reference material should be listed in the alphabetical order of the first author. The name of the author/authors should be immediately followed by the year and other details. Any website reference must be referred preceded by the publications reference. You find a specimen for a typical reference REFERENCES 1. Anupama (1947) Role of Electronic engineering in Technology, IEEE-

Journal of Computer science, CA. Nupur Rastogi. (2008) Transformational Leadership, Journal on


contemporary management. Ramya S Gowda. (2008) Automatic Classification of Satellite Images


for Weather Monitoring, International conference on Digital Factory, Coimbatore.