There will be one award each in Production, Processing and Management groups. The thesis award will carry a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 5000/- for best master’s thesis. The Director’s Gold Medal along with certificate will be presented for Doctoral thesis. The award will be presented during Convocation. The mode of selection of best thesis will be as under:-
- The Head of Division/In-charge of discipline will form a Committee for this purpose. The committee chaired by the Head of Division will comprise of two Principal Scientists, two Senior Scientists and One scientist. The committee will consider the thesis to see the quantum of work, quality of work, outcome and papers published from the thesis. The committee will recommend two theses from Master’s Degree and two from Ph.D. Degree for each discipline from the candidates who submitted the thesis after last Convocation, and communicate the same to the Joint Director (Academic).
- The short listed theses will be presented before the Award Committee. Each student will be given 10 minutes to present the thesis before the Award Committee.
Criteria for determining Awardees:
The award committee will consider the originality, novelty, quantum & quality of work outcome and papers published from the thesis. Breakup of points will be as given below:
|Quality of work||30|