Copy of PhD Dissertation to HEC: 8. A copy of Ph.D. Dissertation (both hard and soft) must be submitted to HEC for record in Ph.D. Country Directory and for attestation of the PhD degree by the HEC in future. Conduct of PhD Program: 9. There should be at least 3 relevant full time Ph.D. Faculty members in a department to launch the Ph.D.
Criteria for evaluating Masters and Doctoral theses Dr Ivan Lowe. March 2013 Short definition of a Masters thesis 1. A masters thesis is an initiation into serious experimental research. A good thesis shows that the writer can produce an extended piece of work, in perfect English, which respects the standards of form and structure.
This dissertation traces the spatial growth of Peshawar City District and its impact on urban agriculture. Peshawar is the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and one of the major cities of Pakistan. Data and information for the study was collected from historic maps, satellite images, documents, government offices (mostly from revenue record), private stake holders like real estate agents and farmers.
The study thus looks at the process (the evaluation criteria) and the product (actual scores).Out of a total of nine examination Boards in the Punjab, three are in the South Punjab (SP). 34 raters from Multan, and 30 from DG Khan and Bahawalpur Board each totaling 94 markers, evaluated 20 essays twice after a gap of at least six weeks.
University of Victoria, Faculty of Graduate Studies CRITERIA FOR ASSESSING PhD THESIS Although different examiners will adopt different methods of examining the thesis and for conducting the oral examination, there are some general criteria for evaluating PhD theses that may be useful for students to bear in mind. 1. PRESENTATION AND CLARITY.
Secondly what was the examiner assessment of quality of a recently examined thesis on the same indicators and, finally, how well the indicators were reflected in a holistic assessment of thesis quality. The work reported here draws on the responses of 353 PhD and 74 research masters thesis examiners.
It's useful to remember the criteria which most universities have at the core of their PhD assessment: 'original work' which makes 'a significant contribution to knowledge'. It is no coincidence that most refereed journals and conferences use similar criteria - such publications are notionally how the research community communicates and continues to build knowledge.
Thesis committee: Prof. Felicitas Morhart (co-supervisor), Prof. Sandor Czellar (co-supervisor), Prof. Tobias Schlager (internal expert), Prof. David E. Sprott, Washington State University (external expert) Abstract: This PhD thesis introduces the idea that people differ in their abilities to think and deliberate over scents. For example, the scent of gingerbread can be thoroughly or shallowly.
As per the criteria, it is necessary for the PhD dissertation to be approved by at least two eminent international experts in the relevant area and all scholars must publish a journal paper in any HEC recognised journal prior to the submission of the PhD thesis.
In arriving at an overall evaluation, examiners will bear in mind that strengths in some areas of the thesis may compensate for weaknesses in others. The more important or innovative the topic or method, the more forgivable are shortcomings: it is relatively easy to do methodologically sound but trivial research; harder to do innovative research that is scientifically or professionally.
Evaluation systems for students of MA education programme were found satisfactory. The study revealed that admission criteria for MA education programme required to be restructured. In the same way, existing curriculum of MA education programme need revision by getting feedback from faculty members to meet the up coming demands.
I do not judge master’s thesis at the same level as a doctoral thesis. A master’s thesis that replicates or tests alternative aspects of a theory is fine for me. As concerns what a theory is, please refer to the following: Bacharach, S. B. (1989). Organizational theories: Some criteria for evaluation. Academy of Management Review 14, 496-515.
Students are supposed to complete a total of 30 credit hours as per HEC criteria in minimum one and half year’s with 8 courses (24 credit hours) and one thesis of 06 credit hours. The maximum duration of.
Note: For PhD degree holders from Pakistan the Registrar must certify that the PhD thesis was evaluated by two foreign Experts as per HEC guidelines for award of PhD degree, in case foreign evaluation was not done then the candidate must provide evidence of two publications in Journals recognized by the HEC for the purpose of Tenure Track appointment.
LAHORE: The new criteria introduced by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) for admissions to PhD programmes being offered in several universities across the country have left students scratching.Effective: September 1998 Modified in September 2002 Last Modified: January 2018 These guidelines are designed to ensure that the thesis constitutes a clear and permanent document and represents a standard of quality appropriate for a major graduate institution. 1. Master's Thesis A candidate for the Master of Arts degree offered at the Graduate School of International Relations is required to.No more thesis for PhD, thanks to HEC.. The public sector varsities have fixed criteria for admission into PhD programmes with the completion of 30 credit hours, including an approved thesis.