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Departmental Projects

 

In order to get an early introduction to research, every graduate student is required to do two Departmental Projects. Departmental Project may be Theoretical, Experimental or Computational.

Students are expected to choose their Project Supervisors from within their assigned Department, but, in exceptional cases, may choose a Supervisor from outside the Department, subject to approval of their assigned Department and the Subject Board of Physics.

P-397 : Departmental Project I :

This is an introduction to research methodology. The topic need not be original, but should not be regular textbook material, such as would be taught in a Lecture Course or a Reading Course.

P-398 : Departmental Project II :

This is a small research project. An original component is required but may be waived if the work involved is highly delicate or difficult.

 

Evaluation

For every Project, students must submit a Project Report in the proper format (soft copy is enough) to the Course Coordinator. This should be followed by a 30 minute presentation to an Evaluation Committee set up for the purpose by the Course Coordinator. Dates for these shall be as follows:

Autumn semester

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Last date for submission of the Report

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December 31

 

 

Last date for the Presentation††††††††††††††

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January 05

 

 

 

 

 

Spring semester††

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Last date for submission of the Report

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June 10

 

 

Last date for the Presentation††††††††††††††

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June 15

Every Project must be completed within the assigned semester and cannot normally be continued into the succeeding semester. The Project work assigned should be such that it can be completed within the duration of the semester. Extension of the last dates for submission and presentation (as above) shall not be granted, except in truly exceptional cases, such as medical grounds or major failure of experimental set up.

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