Process of thesis defence Examination (Master / PhD)
a. This examination is required for a student completing his/ her research work.
b. Students wishing to qualify for graduation in any particular semester must have this examination, which is oral, held before the enrolment date of the following semester.
Before examination date
PhD students must submit a copy of their thesis report to the Academic Section at least 45 days in advance of their proposed examination date.
They must submit their thesis report to all committee members, Submit AS14 request for Exam, AS15 Report submission and Thesis check list to the Division at least 30 days before the examination date.
Masters students must submit their thesis report to all committee members, submit AS14 request for Exam and AS15 Report submission to the Division at least 30 days before the examination date.
Failing to follow the above regulations will result in the student not being allowed to have the final defence examination, and the thesis grade for the semester will be “U”.
After passing defence examination
PhD students must submit 4 hard copies & 3 CDs of (pdf file) to the Academic Section within 60 days after the final defence examination.
Masters students must submit 2 soft copies of their thesis report after making the corrections and checking plagiarism to the Academic Section within 60 days after the final defence examination.
Otherwise the thesis grade will be “U”; the student must re-take the final defence examination and register for the next semester.
d. All members of the thesis advisory committee including the external examiner are requested to be present at the examination. In case the external examiner resides outside Thailand and is unable to be present at the scheduled examination, the thesis will be sent to the examiner by the school.