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Preparing Short Term Studentship (STS) Proposal/Project
          Please follow the ‘STS PROJECT FORMAT’ given below:
  1. Reference ID                             (Generated upon registration)
  2. Title                                           (25 Words)
  3. Introduction                               (300 Words)
  4. Objectives                                 (100 Words)
  5. Methodology                             (800 Words)
  6. Implications                               (100 Words)
  7. References                                (300 Words)

    The stated word limit is to serve only as a guide and is flexible as per requirements. The student is free to choose a topic depending on his/ her interest in consultation with guide.


    No name/ contact details (Telephone number/ email) should be provided. The proposal would be automatically rejected if any identifying information of the student/ guide is provided.


    References ID- Please provide only the reference ID for identification on the top. Identifying information like name of the student/ guide, contact details like contact numbers/ email addresses should not be provided in the proposal/ project for unbiased review.


    Title- A good title should be short, accurate and concise. It should make the central objectives and variables of the study clear to the reviewer.


    Introduction- The purpose of an introduction is to provide the rationale behind the work, so that the reviewer may understand and appreciate the objectives. Please describe the importance (significance) of the study. Defend the model- Provide a rationale and describe the reasoning that led you to selecting them. Briefly describe the experimental design and how it accomplished the stated objectives. Describe the situation and specify clearly the gaps in the existing knowledge and/ or controversy and inconclusive evidence. The discussion should be supported with appropriate references.


    Objectives- Should specify what kind of knowledge the study is expected to obtain. It should give a clear notion of what is to be described, determined, identified, compared or confirmed. Hypothesis may be stated and objectives should be specific, to the point and achievable.


    Methodology- Describes all the procedures that will be used to achieve the objectives and justify the study design including any techniques and procedures to be used. This may include: type of study and study design, study population, sample size and selection criteria, Proposed intervention (if applicable), Data collection procedures & instruments used, quality control, confidentiality, plan of analysis/ statistical tools, ethical considerations with all required forms.


    Implications- Describes what is expected to be achieved or gained from the proposed research. This could be given in terms of knowledge gained by the student or in terms of scientific advancement.


    References- Provide appropriate references from recently published journals/ literature supporting the proposed research.



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