Research Proposal Submission
Guidelines-Doctoral Program

In the pursuit of academic excellence, candidates applying for the ADYPU Ph.D. Program are required to adhere to specific guidelines when submitting their research proposals. The prescribed format ensures clarity, coherence, and alignment with the research themes of the university, contributing to both national needs and the scholarly landscape.

Format for Research Proposal Submission:
Name of the Applicant

Title: Scholars are encouraged to align the titles of their research projects with national needs and the designated research themes of the university. This alignment ensures relevance and resonance with broader academic and societal contexts.

Abstract: A concise summary, not exceeding 600 words, detailing the research proposal and its significance. The abstract serves as a snapshot of the proposed research, offering insights into the research’s scope, objectives, and anticipated outcomes.

Students are expected to incorporate references and bibliography using the Harvard Business Review (HBR) Referencing style. This meticulous referencing adds scholarly rigor to the research proposal.

Research Proposal Sections:
  • Research Background:
    Provide a succinct overview of the existing research landscape relevant to the proposed study. This section establishes the context and rationale for the chosen research topic.
  • Significance of the Research:
    Articulate the importance and relevance of the proposed research. Highlight how the study addresses gaps in existing literature or contributes to the advancement of knowledge within the chosen field.
  • Research Methodology:
    Clearly outline the approach and methods that will be employed in conducting the research. Detail the research design, data collection methods, and any analytical techniques planned for the study.
  • Benefit/Effect of the Result obtained from Research:
    Envision and elucidate the potential impact and significance of the anticipated results stemming from the research. This section provides insight into the practical applications and contributions of the study’s findings.