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Cover Page & Title Page

As per the format given in Appendix A.

As per the format given in Appendix B.
The certificate shall be followed by the Guides signature.
Abstract should be one page synopsis of the report / thesis typed one and a half line spacing,
Font Style: Times New Roman and Font Size: 12. The abstract is a very brief summary of the
thesis contents. It should be about one page long not more than 300 words. The 300-word
statement should describe the problem addressed by your report / thesis, a description of the
work completed and a summary of any findings or lessons learned.
In the Acknowledgement page, the student acknowledges the guidance and assistance of the
Research advisor and other members. Courtesy demands that he / she also recognizes specific
contributions by other persons or institutions such as libraries and research foundations.
Sometimes the nature of the contribution is described (For example, permission for the use of
equipment and facilities). Acknowledgement should be expressed simply, tastefully, and
Citation of References:
Please follow the following format for citing references:
Tatavarti (1987) for citing single author reference.
Tatavarti and Narayanan (1992) for citing references having two authors.
Tatavarti et al (2004) for citing references having more than two authors.
The references should be typed as follows:
1. Journals: Give complete information such as name(s) of all author(s), year, Title of the paper,
Journal, year of publication, volume, number and pages.
2. International Conferences: Give all information such as name(s) of all author(s), year, Title
of the papers, Conference details like organizers, the publisher, Editors of the proceedings, page
No. and place.
3. Books: Give all information such as name(s) of author(s), year, Title of the Book, Book details
including publisher, page no. and place.
All references should be typed in alphabetical order at the end of the report / thesis.
Appendix A


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A project review report / thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements

for the degree of
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Master of Technology in Structural Engineering

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Name of the candidate
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Month, Year
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Appendix B
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This is to certify that the project review report / thesis entitled TITLE OF THE
THESIS submitted by NAME OF THE CANDIDATE, for the award of the degree of Master of
Technology is a record of bonafide work carried out by him/her under my supervision, as per the
VIT code of academic and research ethics. The contents of this report have not been submitted
and will not be submitted either in part or in full, for the award of any other degree or diploma in
this institute or any other institute or university. The report / thesis fulfills the requirements and
regulations of the University and in my opinion meets the necessary standards for submission.
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Place : Chennai
Date :

Signature of the internal Guide

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Signature of the external Guide

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