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Guide to Preparation of Theses


  • PREPARATION AND NOTICE OF THESIS SUBMISSION
    • Student is required to prepare a thesis according to the guidelines given in Appendix A.
    • A Master‟s or PhD student is required to give a notice of thesis submission to the Faculty at least 3 months prior to submitting 5 soft-cover bound copies of the thesis.
    • A student‟s candidature status must be active in order to submit this notice.
    • The application must be made by filling-in the Notice of Thesis Submission Form and must be endorsed by the main supervisor. The form should be submitted to Centre for Postgraduate Studies (CPS) via the School / Faculty.
    • This notice is valid for 6 months after the submission of the notice, provided the maximum period of study is not exceeded. If the student fails to submit the 5 soft-cover bound copies of the thesis within six months form the end of the notice, the student must submit a new notice of thesis submission

 

  • THESIS EXAMINATION
    • Upon receiving the Notice of Thesis Submission Form, the examiners with suitable qualifications and related expertise will be appointed to examine the thesis.
    • An examiner must have a minimum qualification of no less than the supervisor. Where an examiner is without the required qualification, there must be sufficient experience in relevant field and the appointment is subjected to the approval of the Senate.
    • Composition of dissertation/thesis examiners are as follows:
      • Master‟s degree by research - The Master‟s dissertation must be examined by at least two examiners, one of whom is an external examiner
      • Master‟s degree by mixed mode - The dissertation must be examined by at least two examiners.
      • Doctoral degree by research - For PhD, including PhD by published work, the thesis must be examined by at least three examiners, two of whom are external examiners.
      • PhD mixed mode - The thesis must be examined by at least two examiners, one of whom is an external examiner.

 

The typical time given for examination of Master‟s thesis is 1 month and for PhD thesis is 2 months.
The name and identity of the examiners will remain confidential to the student until thesis examination process is completed.

 

  • VIVA VOCE (ORAL EXAMINATION)
    • A viva-voce session will be scheduled not more than 3 months after the examiners‟ reports have been received. The student and supervisor will be informed of the viva date.
    • A Board of Examiners for the viva voce will be appointed, consisting of the following:
      1. Senate member (Professor or Associate Professor) as Chairperson
      2.  Faculty Dean or his/her representative;
      3.  External examiner(s);
      4.  Internal examiner(s);
      5. Main supervisor
      6. Co-supervisors
      7. Postgraduate Coordinator as Secretary
    • If the candidate is unable to attend the viva voce at the specified time and date, the candidate should submit a written requisition for postponement or change of date to the Faculty/Department at least 3 weeks before the scheduled viva date. Postponement of viva voce examination will only be approved for medical or other reasons approved by the Senate.
    • Candidate who is absent for his/her viva voce examination must submit a written requisition to the Registrar not later than 48 hours from the date of the viva voce examination. The written application shall be enclosed with all relevant supporting documents. A candidate who is absent for his/her viva voce examination without prior approval from the Director of Centre for Postgraduate Studies (CPS) shall be considered to have failed the examination.

 

NO.    NAME  PROGRAM FACULTY THESIS TITLE
1 Basu A/L Govindaraju PhD in Management Faculty of Business and Management
An Integrated Tertiary Education Supply Chain Management Model to Achieve Sustainability among Malaysian Private Universities
Abstract of Theses
2 Sanirbandha Choudhury Doctor of Philosophy Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Science
Isolation and Characterization of Bacteriophages Against Salmonella and Their Evaluation As A Potential Biocontrol Agent Against Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Paratyphi A Contamination in Chicken Meat.
Abstract of Theses
3 Sridevi A/P Visvanathan Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Science
Identification and Expression Analysis of Non Protein Coding RNAs Associated with Global Transcriptional Regulator HFQ in Klebsiella Puemoniae
Abstract of Theses
4 Alia Amalina Binti Norharmi MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Science
Metatransciptomic of Oral Microbiome in Relation to Periodontitis
Abstract of Theses
5 Jasvin Singh A/L Sarjit Singh MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Science
Antioxidant, Antimicrobial and Antidiabetic Activities of Extracts of Barks of Cinnamomum Cassis
Abstract of Theses
6 Md Mainul Hasan Sarker MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Identification of Novel Non-Coding RNA in Enterobacter Cloacae by Transcriptome Analysis and Their Characterization.
Abstract of Theses
7 Tew Hui Xian MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Science
Evaluation of Gold Chain Free Line Attenuated Vaccine Formulation Against Vibrio Cholerae 0139 in Animal Models
Abstract of Theses
8 Yukgehnaish A/L Kumarasan MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Science
Assessment of Gut Microbiota Diversity of Marble Goby and Pangasius Catfish
Abstract of Theses
9 Agasthiyria A/P Bhose MSc Medical Microbiology Faculty of Medicine
Antimicrobial Activity of Moringa Oleifera Lam. and Mimusops Elengi Linn. Against Streptococcus Mutans and Candida Albicans in Comparison with Triclosan and Chlorhexidine.
Abstract of Theses
10 Hauwa Sakwane MSc Medical Microbiology Faculty of Medicine
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Bacterial Isolates from Postoperative Wound Infections.
Abstract of Theses
11 Kulalmozli A/P Kaliasundram MSc Medical Biochemistry Faculty of Medicine
Identification of the Role of Misfolded N-CoR in the Pathogenesis of Colon Cancer
Abstract of Theses
12 Shalini A/P Krishnan MSc Medical Biochemistry Faculty of Medicine
Development, Physicochemical Characterization and Evaluation of c-KIT Monoclonal Antibody Loaded Nanoscaffold on Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) Cell Line and Mice Model
Abstract of Theses
13 Heng Wei Kai MSc Pharmacy Faculty of Applied Science
A Randomized, Prospective, Open-Labelled, Multicenter Active Comparator Study on Efficacy and Level of Adherence of Simvastatin Taken at Different Timing in Local Malaysian Population
Abstract of Theses
14 Yasir Faraz Abbasi MSc Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy) Faculty of Pharmacy
Knowledge, Attitude & Practice of Diabetic Patients about Disease. A Cross-Sectional Study
Abstract of Theses

 

NO.    NAME  PROGRAM FACULTY THESIS TITLE
1 Sasireigga A/P Jaya Jothi MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Isolation and Characterization of Bacteriophages Against Dickeya Chrysanthemi: Towards Biocontrol of Macergen Infestation.
Abstract of Theses
2 Sumitha A/P Samuggam MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Transcriptome Analysis of Proteus Mirabilis During Oxidative Stress Adaption.
Abstract of Theses
3 Saw Hui ShI MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Identification and Expression Analysis of Novel Non-Coding RNA in Acinetobacter Baumannii
Abstract of Theses
4 Namani Satyanarayana PhD Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Evaluation of Antidiabetic Activity of Ethanolic Extract of Solanum torvum (Swartz) Fruit in Strepotozotocin Induced Type 2 Diabetic Sprague Dawley Rats.
Abstract of Theses
5 Paripelli Sunitha PhD Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
A Study on Antidiabetic Activity on Ethanolic Extract of Abroma augusta L.Leaf.
Abstract of Theses
6 Vickneswaran Narayana Murthy MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Isolation, Characterization and Evaluation of Lytic Bacteriophage as Biocontrol Agent Against Salmonella enterica
Abstract of Theses
7 Shantini Vijayabalan MSc of Science Pharmacy Faculty of Pharmacy
In Vitro and In Vivo Antidiabetic Activity of Endophytes Isolated From Pereskia Bleo (KUNTH) DC.
Abstract of Theses
8 Thurga Devi Nathan MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Identification and Expression Analysis of Novel Non Protein Coding RNAs (npcRNAs) in Staphylococcus Haemolyticus
Abstract of Theses
9 Narmataa Muthu MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Evaluation of Antioxidant, Anti-Hyperlipidemic, Anti-Ulcer and Hepatoprotective Activities of Endophytic Bacteria Isolated from Fruits of Averrhoa Carambola L
Abstract of Theses
10 Rayhan Ahmed MSc Medical Biotechnology Faculty of Medicine
The Rate of Progression of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus to End Stage Renal Disease - A Single Centered Retrospective Study.
Abstract of Theses
11 Md. Mehdi Hasan MSc Medical Microbiology Faculty of Medicine
Identification of Clinical Isolated of Haemophilus Influenzae Isolated from Pneumonia Patients Under-5 Years-Old Attending Two Hospitals in Kedah Region of Malaysia.
Abstract of Theses
12 Jekadeshnaidu Panirselvam MSc Human Anatomy Faculty of Medicine
Identification of Clinical Isolated of Haemophilus Influenzae Isolated from Pneumonia Patients Under-5 Years-Old Attending Two Hospitals in Kedah Region of Malaysia.
Abstract of Theses
13 Ishrat Nazneen Metee MSc Human Anatomy Faculty of Medicine
Study of craniofacial anthropometry of student population of different ethnicity in malaysia.
Abstract of Theses
14 Ahmed Mohamed Ramadan Hamza Mostafa MSC Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy) Faculty of Pharmacy
The Rate of Progression of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus to End Stage Renal Disease - A Single Centered Retrospective Study.
Abstract of Theses
15 Syed Ghouse Mohiuddin MSc Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy) Faculty of Pharmacy
Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Towards Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM); A Cross-Sectional Study Among The General Population in Sungai Petani, Kedah (Malaysia).
Abstract of Theses
16 Sohail Aziz MSc Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy) Faculty of Pharmacy
Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Towards Vaccination: A Cross Sectional Study Among the Parents in Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia.
Abstract of Theses
17 Kalaippiriya Kalairasan MSc Management Faculty of Business & Management
The Impact of Buyer Characteristics on Purchase Decision Moderated by Situational Factor Among Malaysian Low-Cost Airline Travellers.
Abstract of Theses
NO.    NAME  PROGRAM FACULTY THESIS TITLE
1 Cheryl Yeap Soo Yean MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Expression analysis of small RNA (sRNA) in Pseudomonoas aeruginosa during polyethylene biodegradation
Abstract of Theses
2 Guruswamy Prabhakaran PhD Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Development and Evaluation of Poly Herbal Molluscicidal Bait Formulation for Control of snail, Pomacea Maculata Perry
Abstract of Theses
3 Chan Nyein MSc Medical Physiology Faculty of Medicine
Comparison of Audiometric Findings with Internet - Based Hearing Screening Tests and Their Relationship with Other associated Factors in Adults
Abstract of Theses
4 Manglesh Waran Udayah MSc Medical Physiology Faculty of Medicine
Cardiovascular Autonomic Function Tests in Adult Malaysian Population.
Abstract of Theses
5 Gan Quan Fu MSc Human Anatomy Faculty of Medicine
Common Variations of Subtalar Neutral Angle and Relax Rearfoot Angle and Its Relationship to Postural Stability Among Youth
Abstract of Theses
6 Christopher A/L Simon MSc Human Anatomy Faculty of Medicine
A Study on the Effects of Deciduoud Dental Pulp Stem Cells (DPSCs) on 1-Methyl-4Phenyl-1,2,3,6-Tetrahyddropyridine (MPTP) Induces Mice Models of Parkinson's Disease
Abstract of Theses
7 Ndanusa Abdullah Hassan MSc Biochemistry Faculty of Medicine
Anti-Diabetic and Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Zingiber officinale on Sprague Dawley Rats
Abstract of Theses
8 Ezazul Haque MSc Medical Microbiology Faculty of Medicine
Exploring the Variation of Hexon of Human Adenovirus Type 3 (HADV-3) Strains by Genetic and Bioinformatics Analysis
Abstract of Theses
9 Veni A/P R.Chandrakasan MBA (Health Care Management) Faculty of Business & Management
An Investigation on Managing Hand Hygienne Practice Among Nursing Student
Abstract of Theses
10 Saravana Kumar S/O Bijiyen MBA (Health Care Management) Faculty of Business & Management
An Investigation and Managemnet of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Risk in Nothern Seberang Perai, Penang State, Malaysia
Abstract of Theses
NO.    NAME  PROGRAM FACULTY THESIS TITLE
1 Jannathul Firdous PhD Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
A Study on Novel Endophytic Bacterial Isolates for Their Plant Growth Promoting Activities and Development of Formulation for Salt stress Tolerance in Rice
Abstract of Theses
2 Md. Sayedur Rahman PhD Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Assessment of Biodiesel, Phytochemical Composition, Pharmacological and Industrial Applications of Eucheuma Denticulatum and Kappaphycus SP. from Malaysia
Abstract of Theses
3 Teh Chin Een MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Physico-Chemical and Functional Properties of Pullulanase-Modified Rice Starch as Fat Replacer
Abstract of Theses
4 Gobinath Ramachawolran MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Genotoxic and Histopathological Effects of Buprofezin on The African Catfish, Clarias Gariepinus
Abstract of Theses
5 Alex Teaw Lu Jin MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Prevelance of GJB2 Gene Mutation and Biotinidase Deficiency in Sungai Petani Population with Non-Syndromic Hearing Loss
Abstract of Theses
6 R. Sashindran MSc Biochemistry Faculty of Medicine
Evaluation on Neuroprotective Effect of Quercetin and Coenzyme Q10 in Ethanol Induced Neurotoxicity in Mice Abstract of Theses
7  Victur Anand David MSc Human Anatomy Faculty of Medicine
A Study of Quercetion Effect on Methotrexate Induced Subacute Toxicity in Various Organs of Rats
Abstract of Theses
8 Normah binti Abd Jamil MSc Human Anatomy Faculty of Medicine
A Study on Anthropometric Measurement of The Foot Amongst Undergraduate Students
Abstract of Theses
9 Chong Hoi Sum MBA (Health Management) Faculty of Business & Management
Prevalence Study: depression, Anxiety and Stress Among the Form Six Student (Pre-University) in Serian District
Abstract of Theses
NO.    NAME  PROGRAM FACULTY THESIS TITLE
1 Heera A/P Rajandas PhD Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Next-Generation Transcriptome Sequencing of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa aimst H2: Towards Understanding The Biodegradation Mechanism of Polyethylene
Abstract of Theses
2 Sivachandran A/L Parimannan PhD Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Biological Identification, Phylogenetic Lineage, Sterilization and Establishment of Genome Annotation Pipeline for Hirudinaria SP.
Abstract of Theses
3 Kishan Raj A/L Selva Raju MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Molecular Studies on the Antibiotic sensitivity of Clinical Isolates of Proteus Species and the Expression Analysis of NPCRNA in Proteus Vulgaris and Proteus Hauseri
Abstract of Theses
4 Edina Wang Lin Fang MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Three-Dimensional (3D) Structure Prediction and Comparison of African and American Oil Palm Kasil, Kashi, Pate and Sad Proteins Involved in Fatty Acid Biosynthesis (FAB) 
Abstract of Theses
5 Sri Mala Kanniappan MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Evaluation of Certain Physiological Traits for Screening Drought Tolerance at Progressive Growth Stages in Rice
Abstract of Theses
6 Pramila Devi Madhaven MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Molecular Studies on the Antibiotic Sensitivity and Expression Analysis of npcRNA in Clinical Isolates of Klebsiella Pneumoniae
Abstract of Theses
7 Amelia Binti Kassim MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Pods Tissue cDNA Library Construction and Random Isolation of cDNA Clones for Gene Discovery
Abstract of Theses
8 Yogeswari Naidu Darmalingam MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Molecular Analysis of Multidrug Resistance in the Clinical Isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Abstract of Theses
9 Parthiban Govindarajoo MSc Human Anatomy Faculty of Medicine
Anthropometric Study of the Proximal Femoral Geometry in Adult Human Cadaveric Femora in Malaysia
Abstract of Theses
10  Komathi Selvarajah MSc Medical Microbiology Faculty of Medicine
Prevelance of Antibiotic Resistant Staphy Lococcus Aureus Nasal carriage, Before and After Hospital Exposure Among Medical Students from AIMST University, Kedah
Abstract of Theses
11 Vikneswaran Sabramani MBA (Health Management) Faculty of Business & Management
The Prevelance of Medical Conditions Affecting hajj Pilgrims from Travelling to Mecca
Abstract of Theses
NO.    NAME  PROGRAM FACULTY THESIS TITLE
1 Satish Raj Krishnan MSc Biotechnology FAS
Charcaterizationand Expression Analysis of NPCRNAS in Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and Shigella Flexneri
Abstract of Theses
2 Prazanna Lakxmy A/P Arivananthan MSc Biotechnology FAS
Study on the Resistance of Wild Banana Against the Wilt Pathogen Fusarium oxysporum f.sp cubense
Abstract of Theses
3 Dinesh Vijian A/L Stephen MSc Biotechnology FAS
Simultaneous Detection of Multiple Enteric Pathogens Using Quantum Dots Mediated Electrochemical Detection
Abstract of Theses
4 Maheswaran Solayappan  MSc Biotechnology FAS
Isolation and Molecular Characterization of Native Bacillus Thuringiensis Isolates from Rice Ecosystem
Abstract of Theses
5 Guan Chin Kuan @ Gan Chin Kuan MSc Biotechnology FAS
Development of Gold Nanoparticles Based Genosensor for The Detection of Aphanomyces Invadans in Fish
Abstract of Theses
6 Fong Yee Shiuan MSc Biotechnology FAS
Construction and Characterization of Non-Toxigenic 01 EL TOR SEROGROUP V. CHOLERAE Vaccine Candidate
Abstract of Theses
7 Sindhuja Priyadharsini Purushothaman Ravichandran MSc Biotechnology FAS
The Formulation of Cosmetic Preparation from Four Herbal Extracts Containig Anti-Tyrosinase, Anti-Oxidants and Anti-Bacterial Properties
Abstract of Theses
8 Siventhiran Balakrishnan MSc Biotechnology FAS
Identification of ncRNAs by Comparative Analysis & their phase-wise expression in Proteus mirabilis
Abstract of Theses
9 Lim Guan Yu MSc Biotechnology Faculty of Applied Sciences
Potential use of Pomelo Skin as a Substrate for Xylanse Production by Locally Isolated Bacteria in Batch Culture
Abstract of Theses
10 Andrew Chan MBA (Health Care Management) FBM
Performance of the National Healthcare System: the Malaysian Experience
Abstract of Theses
11 Dhanaraj  Kappurusamy MBA (Health Care Management) FBM
Boosting Malaysia as Medical Tourism Hub: The Public Private Partnership (PPP) is The Way Forward
Abstract of Theses
12 Dr. R. Xavier MBA (Health Care Management) FBM
A Study of the Operational Effeciency and Corporate Social Responsibility of Dental Clinical Services in AIMST University
Abstract of Theses
13 Mangalarani Muniandy MBA (Health Care Management) FBM
The Awareness of Consumers Towards Green Purchasing Among Private Higher Education Institution in Northern Region
Abstract of Theses
14 Ahmad Bilal Arif MBA (Health Care Management) FBM
Importance of Timely Physical Rehabilitation of Ankle Sprain in Sports Injuries
Abstract of Theses
15 Pusba Veni A/P Rajamoney MBA (Health Care Management) FBM
A Study on the Awareness of Medical Waste Management in Government and Private Hospital in Northern Region of Malaysia
Abstract of Theses
16 Muhammad Asad Saeed MBA (Health Care Management) FBM
The Impact of Influencing Factors Affecting The Employee Productivity in Private Medical University in Malaysia
Abstract of Theses
17 DharmaRaj Tanimale MBA (Health Care Management) FBM
Investigation of the Change Profile of Healthcare Managers in Public and Private Sectors in Kedah, Malaysia
Abstract of Theses
18 Arulkumaran Viapuri  MBA (Health Care Management) FBM
Medical Tourism Increases Risk of Antimicrobial Resistance
Abstract of Theses
NO.    NAME  PROGRAM FACULTY THESIS TITLE
1 Sarah Stephenie A/P John Sandanaraj MSc Biotechnology FAS
Cloning and Mutation Analysis of xerC gene of O139 Vibrion cholerae
Abstract of Theses
2 R. Vengkades Rao MSc Biotechnology FAS
Comparison of Antimicrobial Properties in The Epidermal Mucus Extracts of Different Freshwater Fish Species
Abstract of Theses
3 Logan Nayar Marimuthu MSc Biotechnology FAS
Comparative Protein Extraction Methods for Analyzing Drought Stressed Leaf Proteins in Rice (MR232) Using 2D-Electrophoresis
Abstract of Theses
4 Timalata Kupusamy MSc Biotechnology FAS
Studies on Biochemistry and Innate Immune Parameters in the Mucus of Different Freshwater Fish Species
Abstract of Theses
5 Komathi D/O Vijayan MSc Biotechnology FAS
DNA fingerprinting of eight Nepenthes species and characterization of their endophytes for cytokinin
Abstract of Theses
NO.    NAME  PROGRAM FACULTY THESIS TITLE
1 Tan Yin Yin  MSc Biotechnology FAS
Isolation of Endophytes from Selected Dicotyledonous Plants of Peninsular Malaysia and Their Screening for Cytokinin-Like Compounds
Abstract of Theses
2 Loh Chye Ying MSc Biotechnology FAS
Isolation of Endophytes from Selected Monocot Plants of Peninsular Malaysia and Their Screening for Cytokinin-Like Compounds
Abstract of Theses
3 Shamini D/O Gunasagaran MSc Biotechnology FAS
Structural Inferences for Cholera Toxin Mutations in Vibrio cholerae
Abstract of Theses
4 Preveena Jagadesan MSc Biotechnology FAS
DNA Fingerprinting of Seven Aquilaria Species and Characterization of Their Endophytes for Cytokinin Production
Abstract of Theses
5 Susan Praveena Thomas MSc Biotechnology FAS
Development of a Thermostabilized Multiplex PCR for the Simultaneous Detection of Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) in Poultry Stool 
Abstract of Theses
6 Gopichandran Sowmya MSc Biotechnology FAS
Protein-Protein Interactions in Heterodimer complexes
Abstract of Theses
7 Abishek Suresh MSc Biotechnology FAS
CART Assingment of Folding Mechanisms to Homodimers with Known Structures
Abstract of Theses