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General Guidelines for preparing for summer training project report

All PGDM students (Semester III) are required to follow the guidelines given
below for preparing the summer training project report.

Guidelines:
Size: International standard paper size A4 (297x210mm) should be used.
Page number: Page should be numbered consecutively and clearly. From
declaration to list of abbreviation Roman numbers (e.g. i. ii…) should be used. From
main text to end of report Arabic numerals (1, 2…) should be used.

Margin: Top 1.0”, Bottom 1.0” Left 1.5” Right 1.0”


Line spacing: 1.5
Font: Times new roman, size 12 for text, larger fonts may be used for headings &
subheadings.
Format of the Project: As enclosed
Title cover page and Declaration format: As enclosed
In- Text Citations: Any information derived from an external source of information
- quotes, paraphrases, data, statistics, images, etc.- must be cited within the text of
the paper.

Bibliography/ References style: As enclosed


CD-ROM: All report should include soft copy on CD-ROM accompanied with
thesis/report in packet pasted inside, on the back cover.
Text: Before producing the final copies of a project report the candidate should
ensure that all the spelling, grammar, punctuation and bibliography is complete and
exact.
Declaration

This is to certify that Report entitled “…………………………”which is submitted by me

in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of Post Graduate Diploma In

Management to Delhi School of Professional Studies and Research, Delhi comprises

only my original work and has not been submitted in part or full for any other

degree or diploma of any university.

(Name of Candidate)
Guidelines for Preparation of Summer Training Project-PGDM

PREAMBLE

While utmost attention must be paid to the content of the summer training project, which is
being submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the Post Graduate Diploma in
Management, it is imperative that a standard format be prescribed. The same format shall be
followed in preparation of the final soft and hard copies to be submitted to the Institute.

1. ORGANISATION OF THE Summer Training Project

This dissertation shall be presented in a number of chapters, starting with Introduction and
ending with Summary and Conclusions. Each of the other chapters will have precise title
reflecting the contents of the chapter. A chapter can be subdivided into sections, sub- sections
and sub-sub-section so as to present the content discretely and with due emphasis. When the
work comprises two or more mutually independent investigations, the Summer training project
may be divided into two or more parts, each with an appropriate title.

Sequence of items in Summer Training Report

The following sequence may be followed in the preparation of the final summer training
report :

1. Cover Page (On the hardbound cover)


2. Title Page (Inner Cover Page, same as cover page)
3. Declaration by candidate
4. Certificate from the Supervisor (External)
5. Certificate from the Supervisor (Internal)
6. Acknowledgements
7. (Detailed) Table of Contents (with page numbers).
8. List of Figures (with figure number, figure titles and page numbers)
9. List of Tables with table number, table title and page number, List of abbreviations

10. Scheme of Chapters

Chapter 1: Introduction (Page No.1 should start with Chapter 1)

Background
Problem statement
Research Objectives
Hypotheses of study
Research Methodology
Sampling Design
Research Design
Data Collection
Data Analysis Techniques to be used
Limitations of the study
Plan of the study

Chapter 2: Review of Research Study

It includes critical appraisal of the previous work published in the literature pertaining to
the topic of the investigation

Chapter 3: Data Analysis and Results

While important derivations/formulae should normally be presented in the text of these


chapters, extensive and long treatments and information, detailed results in tabular and
graphical forms may be presented in Appendices.

Chapter 4: Findings, conclusion, recommendations, and areas of future research

It shall include a thorough evaluation of the investigation carried out and bring out the
contributions/findings from the study followed by a brief report of the work carried out.
Conclusions derived from the logical analysis presented in the Results and Discussions
Chapter shall be presented and clearly enumerated, each point stated separately. Scope
for future work should be stated lucidly in the last part of the Chapter

End

 Appendices (Detailed information, lengthy derivations, raw experimental


observations etc. are to be presented in the separate appendices, which
shall be numbered in Roman Capitals (e.g. Appendix IV).)
 Questionnaire
Bibliography/References