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Title page Supervisor Signature page Attestation of Authorship Declaration Acknowledgement Dedication Abstract Table of Contents Introduction

Chapter 1

1.1 Background of Study 1.2 Rationale of the study 1.3 Problem Identification 1.4 Problem Statement 1.5 Objectives of the Study 1.6 Significance of the Study 1.7 Limitations Chapter 2 Literature review Literature must be relevant to the variables of the study. Give proper headings of each variable and relationship with dependent variable. Write literature rationally, thematically, and in chronological order. The Hypotheses should be developed in the light of reviewed and cited literature. Research Model/Theoretical framework/Conceptual Framework should be after literature. Develop hypotheses and write after the model. Also provide description of your model.

Distribute this chapter according to heading and sub-heading Chapter 3 Research Methodology 3.1 Population of the Study 3.2 Sampling Techniques 3.4 Sample Size 3.4 Research Tools / Questionnaire: The questionnaire must be reference/s based. Write about the questionnaire and it must measure the variables taken in your research study. If your thesis data is based on time series data then give measures of variable and justify the application of model. Then interpret analysis. 3.5 Data Collection Procedure Chapter 4 Techniques) 4.1 Data Analysis (Complete, May include descriptive statistics, frequency distribution, correlation, regrerssion, Anova, Structural equation modelling, etc). Every table, graph, figure, etc should be numbered accordingly. 4.2 Discussion (The results should be discussed in the light of previous literature) Chapter 5 5.1 Findings 5.2 Conclusion 5.3 Recommendations References: Must be according to APA style. For latest APA style please Google. Note: Download comprehensive guidelines from http://col.aiou.edu.pk Conclusion Data Analysis and Interpretation (Tools and

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