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Final Year PW-1 VTU GUIDELINES FOR THE PREPARATION OF B.E. /B. Tech.

PROJECT REPORTS

Paper and layout: o Project reports should be typed neatly only on one side of the paper o With 1.5 or double line spacing o On a A4 size bond paper (210 x 297 mm). o The margins should be: Left - 1.25", Right - 1", Top and Bottom - 0.75". o The reports submitted to the department/guide(s) must be hard bounded, with a plastic covering. o Separator sheets, used if any, between chapters, should be of thin pape

The total number of reports to be prepared are: o One copy to the department o One copy to the concerned guide(s) o Two copies to the sponsoring agency o One copy to the candidate.

Approval: o Before taking the final printout, the approval of the concerned guide(s) is mandatory and suggested corrections, if any, must be incorporated. o For making copies dry tone Xerox is suggested

Every copy of the report must contain: o Inner title page (White) o Outer title page with a plastic cover o Certificate in the format enclosed both from the college and the organization where the project is carried out. o An abstract (synopsis) not exceeding 100 words, indicating salient features of the work. (NB: four copies of the abstract are to be submitted to the Department on the date of submission separately)

The organization of the report should be as follows : o o o o o o o Inner title page Certificate Acknowledgments Abstract or Synopsis Table of Contents List of table & figures (optional) Nomenclature (optional)

Usually numbered in Roman (lower case)

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o Chapters (to be numbered in Arabic) containing Introduction- which usually specifies the scope of work and its importance and relation to previous work and the present developments o Main body of the report divided appropriately into Chapters, Sections and Subsections. o The chapters, sections and subsections may be numbered in the decimal form For e.g. Chapter 2, Sections as 2.1, 2.2 etc., and Subsections as 2.2.3, 2.5.1 etc. o Font size (Times New Roman only): The chapter must be left or right justified (font size 16). Followed by the title of chapter centered (font size 18), Section/subsection numbers along with their headings must be left justified with section number and its heading in font size 16 and Subsection and its heading in font size 14. The body or the text of the report should have font size 12. o The figures and tables must be numbered chapter wise For e.g.: Fig. 2.1 Block diagram of a serial binary adder, Table 3.1 Primitive flow table, etc. o Only SI units are to be used in the report. o Important equations must be numbered in decimal form For e.g. V = IZ .......... (3.2)

All equation numbers should be right justified. o The last chapter should contain the summary of the work carried, contributions if any, their utility along with the scope for further work. Reference OR Bibliography: o The references should be numbered serially in the order of their occurrence in the text and their numbers should be indicated within square brackets for e.g. [3]. The section on references should list them in serial order in the following format. o For textbooks A.V. Oppenheim and R.W. Schafer, Digital Signal Processing, Englewood, N.J., Prentice Hall, 3 Edition, 1975. o For papers

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Devid, Insulation design to combat pollution problem, Proc of IEEE, PAS, Vol 71, Aug 1981, pp 1901-1907. o For websites Ram Ganeshan and Terry P. Harrison, An Introduction to Supply Chain Management [Courtesy: http:// lcm.csa.iisc.ernet.in/scm/supply_chain_intro.html] (Note: All the students are informed to adapt APA Style of Reference Appendix VII) Important: o The project report should be brief and include descriptions of work carried out by others only to the minimum extent necessary. o Verbatim reproduction of material available elsewhere should be strictly avoided. o Where short excerpts from published work are desired to be included, they should be within quotation marks appropriately referenced. o Proper attention is to be paid not only to the technical contents but also to the organization of the report and clarity of the expression. o Due care should be taken to avoid spelling and typing errors. o The student should note that report-write-up forms the important component in the overall evaluation of the project. Hardware projects must include: o The component layout, complete circuit with the component list containing the name of the component, numbers used, etc. and the main component data sheets as Appendix. o At the time of report submissions, the students must hand over a copy of these details to the project coordinator and see that they are entered in proper registers maintained in the department. Software projects: o Must include a virus free disc, containing the software developed by them along with the read me file. o Read me file should contain the details of the variables used, salient features of the software and procedure of using them: compiling procedure, details of the computer hardware/software requirements to run the same, etc.

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If the developed software uses any public domain software downloaded from some site, then the address of the site along with the module name etc. must be included on a separate sheet. It must be properly acknowledged in the acknowledgments.

Sponsored Projects: o Must also satisfy the above requirements along with statement of accounts, bills for the same dully attested by the concerned guides to process further. o They must also produce NOC from the concerned guide before taking the internal viva examination.

Certificate Format (Appendix III): NAME OF THE INSTITUTION Address with pin code Department of ..

CERTIFICATE

Certified that the project work entitled ... carried out by Mr./Ms. ., USN., a bonafide student of .in partial fulfillment for the award of Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Technology in

.... of the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum during the year It is certified that all corrections/suggestions indicated for Internal Assessment have been incorporated in the Report deposited in the departmental library. The project report has been approved as it satisfies the academic requirements in respect of Project work prescribed for the said Degree.

Name & Signature of the Guide

Name & Signature of the HOD

Name & Signature of the Principal

External Viva Name of the examiners 1. 2.


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Signature with date

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Certificate issued at the Organization where the project was carried out (On a separate sheet, If applicable)

NAME OF THE INDUSTRY / ORGANIZATION Address with pin code CERTIFICATE

Certified that the project work entitled carried out by Mr./Ms ..., USN. a bonafied student of ....... in partial fulfillment for the award of Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Technology in ... of the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum during the year It is certified that, he/she has completed the project satisfactorily

Name & Signature of the Guide

Name & Signature of the Head of organization

Colour of the Outer Cover / Front Page of UG Dissertation / Project Report

Sl. No.

Color of the outer UG course cover/front page of the report Electronics & Communication (EC), Telecommunication,

Bio-Medical, Medical Electronics, Electrical & Electronics and Instrumentation Technology (EC/TE/BM/ML/EE/IT)

PURPLE

Computer

Science

and

Information

Science

and

Engineering (CS/IS) Mechanical (ME), Printing Technology, Mining, Industrial

CREAM

Production,

Industrial

Engineering

&

Management,

SKY BLUE

Manufacturing Science and Engineering and Automobile


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(PT/MI/IP/IM/ MA /AU) 4 Civil (CV), Transportation and Environmental Engineering (TR/EV) Chemical, Cement & Ceramics, Silk, Textile Technology and Polymer Science (CH/CC/ST/TX/PM) GREY

BROWN

Distribution of Marks for B.E. / B.Tech. Dissertation Evaluation

Sl. No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Particulars Relevance of the subject in the present context Literature Survey Problem formulation Experimental observation / theoretical modeling Results Presentation & Discussion Conclusions and scope for future work Overall presentation of the Thesis/Oral presentation Total Marks

Max. Marks 10 10 10 10 10 10 40 100

Additional Guidelines
A. Project Dairy: Each batch has to maintain a Project Dairy which has be carried by the team every time while meeting the guide. The team has to enter the suggestions given by the guide into the dairy and take the signature of the guide. The dairy is an important document to allot final marks by the guide. B. Seminar Results: After every seminar, result will be announced as satisfactory / unsatisfactory. If the result is found unsatisfactory 5 marks will be deducted from individual marks and the team has to repeat the seminar for satisfactory. C. Allotment of Marks:
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First Seminar - 10 Second Seminar - 20 Third Seminar - 30 Paper Presentation - 10 Balance Marks - 30 exclusively by the Guide Total - 100 (Seminar marks will be allotted by 3 members committee - Guide, Expert & HOD)

D. Writing of Final Report on Project Work: In addition to VTU guidelines (shown above), following guidelines to be followed: The Title page and Inner page format is shown as Appendix I and Appendix II The Table of Content has to be in the tabular form and fonts size as shown in the Appendix IV Certificate till Nomenclature Chapter number & name Sub chapter number & name Project Body pages consist of Header (Title of the Project) Footer (Dept. and College) Footer (Page Number) Font Size 8 Font Size 8 Font Size 12 -Right Justified -Left Justified - Right Justified Font Size 12 Bold Title Case - Left Justified Font Size 14 Capital and Bold- Left Justified Font Size 12 Capital each word and Bold- Tab and Left Justified

E. Certificate (Appendix III) Certificate should consist of individual name on the individual copy while the department, guide and sponsored copy consist of all four (team) names. F. Last page of the Project report should consist of brief bio-data of team members with individual identity size photo

Principal Copy to: 1. Dean Academic 2. All HODs to circulate among their faculty 3. All Project Coordinators to inform the students to strictly adhere to the guidelines 4. All Dept. Notice Boards