Revised Formats of AcSIR Ph.D. Thesis and documents to be mandatorily included with the Thesis.

The following formats/documents have to be mandatorily included in the PhD Thesis (both in softcopy as well as bound hard-copy), submitted to AcSIR, to ensure documented compliance to the UGC regulations on “Minimum Standards & Procedures for award of PhD degree (2016)” and “Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Educational Institutions (2018)” and the CSIR Guidelines for “Ethics in Research and in Governance (2020)” :

Beginning of the Thesis

  1. AcSIR Ph.D. Thesis Cover/Title Page
  2. Thesis Certificate signed by the Student and the Supervisor(s)
  3. Statements of Academic Integrity
  4. Plagiarism related declaration by the Student

End of the Thesis

  1. Abstract for Indexing/Archiving
  2. Details of publications, emanating from the thesis-work

The date of implementation of the above guidelines would be August 08, 2020 onwards for all the PhD thesis submitted to AcSIR.

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