Master of Arts in Linguistics

SLQF Level 9/10
Duration: 1 Year / 2 Years

Submissions of the Dissertation: Special Guidelines

1. It is compulsory to pass all six subjects of the final examination conducted at the end of the first term coursework to submit the dissertation.

2. The deadline for the submission of the dissertation is the 31st of March 2023 and dissertations can be submitted from the 01st of March 2023. Candidates are not allowed to submit the dissertations before or after the given period of time.

3. It is compulsory to contact the supervisor regularly (minimum 6 visits). Candidates are advised to obtain regular advice from the supervisor before writing each chapter. Lack of contact with the supervisor can be a reason for the rejection of the dissertation.

4. Monthly progress of the research work must be reported to the Department through the supervisor. Progress report forms are available here for downloading. (Email Address:
5. Thesis writing guidelines available here should be followed in preparing the format and the layout of the dissertation.

6. In the submission, the candidate should hand over 2 spiral-bound hard copies and 2 soft copies of the dissertation (in CDs) to the Department of Linguistics.
7. When submitting the dissertation, the recommendation of the supervisor is essential.
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