UGC liberalises submission of thesis for terminal M.Phil and Ph.D students

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued an important notice for the research scholars, M.Phil and Ph.D students. In its notice, the UGC has clearly announced for further extension of six months for the research scholars to submit thesis.

In continuation to UGC Public Notice dated 16th March, 2021 on the above mentioned subject, and keeping in view the larger interest of the research scholars, a further extension of six months beyond 31.12.2021, i.e., till 30th June 2022, for submission of thesis by M.Phil./Ph.D. students may be granted by the Universities, the UGC said.

“It is also notified that the extension for submission of M.Phil./Ph.D. thesis till .June, 2022 shall be applicable to all such students whose due date of submission of M.Phil./ Ph.D. thesis is on or before 30.06.2022. Extension of six months, as mentioned above, may also be granted for submitting evidence of publication and presentation in two conferences. However, tenure of fellowship will remain upto five years only,” the UGC said in a notice.