Best Master’s Thesis Award

  1. Purpose

    • To encourage high-quality academic research done at the Masters level.

  2. Selection method – Application by the student.

    • The application should be submitted by the students through the Project Guide or the Head of the Department where the project was carried out..

    • The deadline for nominations is September 30, 2023.

  3. Eligibility for application

    • M.E./M.Tech, M.Sc. (Engg), M.Sc. (Science), M.Pharm, MDS theses completed in the academic years 2021-22 & 2022-23.

    • The thesis evaluation should be completed at the time of application. A provisional degree will also be considered. The applicant is encouraged to be a member of SBAOI or should have applied for SBAOI membership at the time of application. Membership number or application proof to be appended.

  4. Application

    • The student will apply for an award with a description of the project work in the application form available here (download) along with the copy of the thesis submitted to the university/institution.

    • The application form should be endorsed by the Guide of the Head of the Department along with a copy of the degree certificate. Provisional degree will also be considered.

    • Nominations should be sent to on or before September 30, 2023.

  5. Selection Procedure

    • 1st level: Initial shortlisting will be done by the Selection Committee of SBAOI.

    • 2nd level: Presentation by the shortlisted candidates to the selection committee.

    • 3rd level: Selection Committee will recommend the applicant for conferment of the Award.

    Note: The decision of the award committee is final.

  6. Conferring the award

• Award will be conferred during the Annual Meeting of the SBAOI (Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, from November 28 to December 1, 2023).

• Honor includes a Certificate and a Complimentary Registration to attend the SBAOI Conference.

• The Awardee will be offered a Complimentary Membership in SBAOI.