Style of reporting
Body of the report
Design of the study
Result finding and discussion
Theoretical background of the problem
Definition and formulation
The statement of the problem – why and how the problem
Review of literature
Objective of the study
Design of the study
Source of data
Result finding and discussion
Summary, conclusion & recommendation
1. The title page
2. Preface including acknowledgement
3. List of tables
4. List of figures
5. List of abbreviations
6. Table of contents
Points to be noted:
Format of Cover Page:
“A Study of the financial Feasibility of Select Clean Development Mechanism
(CDM) Projects in India”
AThesis Submitted to
UNIVERSITY OF PUNE
FORTHE DEGREE OF
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT
AVDHOOT D. POL
UNDERTTHE GUIDANCE OF
DR. S. U. GAWADE
It carries concise and adequately descriptive title of the research
study. It consist of
1.Name of the topic
2. Course or the degree for which it is conferred.
3.The name of the author
4. Name of the university
5.Name of the guide
Preface including acknowledgement
Declaration by Student
I hereby declare that the thesis entitled “Study of the financial feasibility
of select Clean Development Mechanism in to (CDM) Projects in India”
Submitted by me for the degree of Dr. of Philosophy is the record worked
carried out by me under the guidance of Dr. S.U. Gawade and has not formed
the basis for the award of any degree, Diploma, Fellowship title in this or
any other university or examine body.
I further declare that the material obtained other sources has been duly
acknowledged in this thesis.
Date: Research Student
Certificate of the guide
Certified that, the work incorporated in his thesis “A study of the
financial feasibility of Select Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)
Projects in India “ Submitted by Mr.A.D. Pol was carried out by the
candidate under my Supervision/ GuidanceThe material obtained
from other sources has been dulyAcknowledges in the thesis.
List of tables
Table no. Title of the
Table No. 1.1
Table No. 1.2
Table No. 1.3
Table No. 1.4
List of Figures
Figures Title of the figure Page No.
Figure No. 1.1
Figure No. 1.2
Figure No. 1.3
All the abbreviation used in the thesis should be listed alphabetically for example:
ACCSs: Agricultural Credit Co- operative
AMUL : Anand Milk Union Limited
DSO : District Statistical Office
EEC : European Economic Community
FYPC : Five-year Plans
GATT : GeneralAgreement on trade and
GOI : GOI
ICA : International CooperativeAlliance
IDA : International DevelopmentAssociation
IDC : Indian Diary Corporation
KDCMU : kaira District Cooperative milk Producers’ Union
KPD : kilograms Per day
Table of Contents
I. Problem studied
II. Background information
III. Research goals
IV. Literature survey
V. Hypotheses formulated.
VI. Research design
VII. Sampling design
VIII. Data collection methods
IX. Statistical techniques
X. Results of data analysis
Observation or findings of study
Hypothesis Substantiated / un substantiated
The reference Material
2. Foot notes
4. Glossary of terms
5. Bibliography: It may be referred to all the documents which have bearing on the thesis
irrespective of their being actually used or not in the text.The aim is to permit the reader to find
exact item you consulted .
6. Foot Notes:They are called foot notes because they are traditionally placed at the foot of the
page. Modern writer placed them at the end of the book/Thesis.
Use of foot notes:
1. It indicates the source of the information.
2. Giving honors to original authors.
3. Guide reader for more details
4. Provide legal protection.
How it is written ?
The name of the author,Title of the source, place of publication, publisher's name, date of
publication and page numbers.
Example_ B.S.Agarwal,A guide to company deposited (Delhi: Publishing house: 1983) P.132
AnAppendix is used for additional or supplementary material which are not found placed in the
Complex table etc
• Good Research Report answer with following
• Is it clear and concise
• Does it suggest problem researcher has chosen?
• Is the problem worthy of the researchers efforts?
• Is it clearly stated?
• Is the problem broken down in to sub- problem or question
• Are specific questions raised: Hypotheses clearly stated, assumptions,
• Are important terms defined?
• Is review or related literature covered.
• Data collection
• Is the research design describe in detail?
• Is it adequate?
• Are the population and sample are described properly?
• Are relevant variables recognized?
• Are data gathering instruments appropriate?
• Data analysis
• Is appropriate use made of tables and figures?
• Is the essential discussion clear and concise?
• Is the statistical treatment appropriate?
• AreValidity and reliability established?
• Summary and conclusions
• Is the problem related?
• Are the questions/ Hypothesis Restated?
• Is the analysis, objective unbiased?
• Are findings and conclusions justified by the data presented and analyzed?
• Are conclusion based on evidence only?
• Are recommendation made judiciously?
• Whether topic for further research suggested?
•Form and style
•Are table of contents,The list of tables, List of figures, Bibliography, and
Appendixes etc are properly placed?
•Are proper spacing, Punctuation, Spelling, Margin, pagination, etc follow ?
•Are Headings, Foot notes, quotations, tables etc, properly arranged?
•Is this style of writing precise, simple and direct ?
Evaluator Normally follow the following criteria for evaluation:
1. Social relevance
2. Scope of further research
3. Actual contribution of the study
4. Soundness of methodology
5. Research subject should be search which would change the world.
e.g. C.K. Prahlad- Management thinker, with his innovative concepts change the
1. core competency of corporation
2. Bottom of pyramid.
3. stretch as a strategic lever(aspiration must be more than resources, which would be
lead to innovation ) all the above ideas are accepted and implemented.
• To conclude research must fact based.
• socially relevant .
• It should be useful in someway or the other.
Chapter-Evaluation of thesis
Synopsis or Executive summary
• It is the brief account of the research study which gives
problem statement, sampling design, data collection
methods used, a results of data analysis, finding and
recommendation with suggestion for the implementation.
• 75% Of the synopsis should consist of findings conclusion,
recommendations and conclusions.