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Should be maximum 60 pages long taking into consideration the first

page of Chapter 1 and the last page of typed material, as the limits.

1)THE STUDENT SHOULD HAVE ALL THESE PRELIMINARY INFORMATION


BEFORE PUTTING IT INTO A HARD REPORT FORMAT.
Brief background of the company.
Survey of literature and context description of the subject.
Clearly stated research objective(s)
Develop a model or hypothesis/hypotheses/argument for the summer
project
Definitions, describe and justify the proposed research methodology
Potential contribution to theory, practice and research in the area of
management.
2)MANNER IN WHICH REPORT SHOULD BE PREPARED:
Cover Page
Table of contents.
Introduction.
The Research Problem
The Research Design
Time Frame
References
3) THE SUMMER PROJECT REPORT SHOULD APPEAR IN THE FOLL.
ORDER;

Page i
: Cover page
Page ii
: Title Page
Page iii : Certificate of approval
Page iv : Approval of organisation and faculty guides
Page v-vi: Abstract
Page vii : Acknowledgements
Page viii: Table of contents
Page ix : List of figures
Page x
: List of tables
Page xi
: List of appendices
Page xii : Abbreviations
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Chapter 1
: Chap 2, Chap 3.Last chapter (Recommendations)
: References
: Appendices

Chapter 1 : Introduction

Brief summary of the company and its business and then, complete details
of the managerial problem
-----Broad overview to specific focus of the study.
Next, rationale for the study and the benefits of the project
Next, scope of the project & the area of enquiry under the project.
Subsection problem formulation
Subsection Literature Survey
The Background
The Promoters
The Company and its Product line
Features of the Product
Marketing strategies
Competitors
Govt. Policies
Taxation aspects
Major problems
Achievements
Share Market Position
National and International Image
Future Prospects

Chapter 2 : Research Design

i.

Development of the hypothesis or the argument for a qualitative


exploratory study.

ii.

Variables under study

iii.

Nature and area of possible outputs from the research.

iv.

The expected results in terms of the specific hypothesis developed.

v.

How such results would be of use in the managerial context and the
business

vi.

Research Design.

vii.

Exploratory Research (flexible) involving survey of the concerning


literature, experience survey, etc.

viii.

Descriptive describing characteristics of a particular group or


individuals.

ix.

Sampling Design, (Simple Random Sampling, Cluster Sampling, Systematic


Sampling, Stratified Sampling, Convenience Sampling, Judgmental
Sampling)

x.

Sources of data (Primary or/and Secondary data).

xi.

Data Collection tools/instruments.

xii.

Methods of data collection

May in general contain the following:


The general methodology adopted for study & the procedure followed in the
study.
The sample or data source specifications and sampling plan to acquire the
data.
The data collection procedure.
The data analysis carried out, the quantitative or qualitative analysis
techniques and the form of the outputs of analysis, software used for
computation.
How the expected result would arrive, interpretation of results and how they
would be useful
Chapter 3: Results and conclusions
Include all the tabulated and text descriptions of the results obtained in the
study.
The conclusions and inferences should be stated clearly and specifically.

Last Chapter : Recommendations


Highlight your specific contributions keeping in view the purpose of the
summer project.
Should demonstrate learning and use of skill & knowledge in actual problem
solving.
Last part-describe the limitations of the study and suggest directions for
further study in this area.

Bibliography
HOW TO WRITE BIBLIOGRAPHY

Books:
Author (S) e.g. If Author name is Stephen Robbins, then it will be written as
Robbins Stephen.
Title, Place of Publication, Publisher, Date (year) of publication, Number of pages
referred from ------- to -------.
Magazine & Journals/ Newspaper
Author(S), Title, Volume Number, Serial Number, Date of issue, Page number
Internet:
Name of the site, Article Name, Name of the Author, date of the site visited

Project Report should be cross referenced in the text at appropriate places.

Appendices;
Contains all the additional information, like questionnaire, list of dealers,
details of product
portfolio, organisation chart