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MBS Thesis


The MBS program requires the students to conduct original research work during the second year of the two year study period. Students are required to either write a thesis or under take two project assignment based on their original research work. Thesis writing and project works are to be strictly within the area of specialization opted by the student.


Thesis and project work:

Students are required to write a thesis or two project reports during the second year programme in annual programme and 4th semester in semester programme. The thesis and project report will have to be written the specialization area selected for study by the student.



Only those students who have passed all courses of the first year programme shall be allowed to write the thesis. The thesis has to be written under the direct supervision of faculty member of the campus/department. Evaluation of the thesis shall be based on the written part (75 marks) and viva-voce (25 marks). The evaluation of the written part of the thesis shall be conducted through to external examiners. Students should submit three copies of the thesis to the campus/department for evaluation. The concerned campus/department should submit two copies of the thesis to the office of the Dean, Faculty of Management for external evaluation. Viva-voce of thesis shall be conducted in the respective campuses by panel of expert composed of chairperson of the research department, the thesis supervisor and one external examiner to be a pointed by the office of the Dean. Both in the evaluation of the written part and viva-voce of the thesis, the average of the marks awarded by the experts will be final.

Download: Master’s Degree Dissertation Guidelines-2019


Project work:

Students who opt for project work shall have to work on two assignments during the second year programme on topics approved by the concerned department. The assignments are to be conducted on subject areas of contemporary relevance.

Assignment 1: Term paper: the first project assignment shall be term paper concentrated on a literature survey in the approved topic. The term paper should be written in about 2000 words. The evaluation of the term paper shall be conducted internally by the concerned department. The term paper shall carry 25 marks

Assignment 2: Field work: the second assignment shall be a project report based on a field work on the approved topic. The concern department has to approve the topic. In the field work, the student will have to collect data and information will have to be tabulated, analyzed, synthesized and presented in the form of a report in the prescribed format. The report is written in about 4000 words. An external evaluator will evaluate the report. The field report shall carry 75 marks

Download thesis format for annual programme

Download thesis format for semester programme

Download Reference format for thesis, project and research work (APA 6th Edition format)

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