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Department of Applied Mechanics
M.E. ( Structural Engineering)
Scheme of Instructions and Evaluation
Coarse
Name of the Subjects
Teaching Scheme
(hrs/week)
Scheme of Evaluation (Marks)
L
P
Total
Credits
Theory
Term
Work
Pract
./
Viva

voce
Total
Te
st
Assign.
ESE
Semester

I
AM

501
Theory of Elasticity and
Plasticity
4
4
20
20
60
100
AM

502
Structural Analysis

I
4
4
20
20
60
100
AM

503
Cement and Concrete
Composites
4
4
20
20
60
100
AM

504
Computational
Techniques
4
4
20
20
60
100
AM

505
to 507
Elective

I
4
4
20
20
60
100
AM

508
Lab.

Concrete
Technology
2
2
25
25
50
AM

509
Seminar

I
2
2
25
25
50
Total of Semester

I
20
4
24
100
100
300
50
50
600
Semester

II
AM

510
Theory of Plates and
Shells
4
4
20
20
60
100
AM

511
Structural Analysis

II
4
4
20
20
60
100
AM

512
Finite Element Analysis
of Structures
4
4
20
20
60
100
AM

513
Structural Dynamics
and Earthquake
Engineering
4
4
20
20
60
100
AM

514
to 516
Elective

II
4
4
20
20
60
100
AM

517
Lab.

Comput
er Aided
Analysis and Design
2
2
25
25
50
AM

518
Seminar

II
2
2
25
25
50
Total of Semester

II
20
4
24
100
100
300
50
50
600
Semester

III
AM

601
Dissertation

I
24
24
50
50
100
Semester

IV
AM

602
Dissertation

II
24
24
50
150
200
Gran
d Total
40
96
96
200
200
600
200
300
1500
Elective

I is to be chosen from the following:

AM

505 Theory of Elastic Stability.
AM

506 Prestressed Concrete
AM

507 Design of Advance RCC structures.
Elective

II is to be chosen from the following:

AM

514
Experimental Stress Analysis.
AM

515 Plastic Analysis and Design of Steel Structures.
AM

516 Inelastic Analysis of Plates.
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SEMESTER
–
I
AM

501: Theory of Elasticity and Plasticity
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/week
Test: 2
0 Marks
Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE: 60 Marks
State of stress at a point in three dimensional elasticity, Principal Stresses, Octahedral Stresses,
Strain at a point, Equilibrium and Compatibility Conditions, Generalized Hooke’s Law
Plane stress

plane
strain, Equations of equilibrium in two dimensions, Compatibility of strain,
Boundary conditions, Governing Differential equation in Cartesian co

ordinates, Airy’s Stress
Function, Two dimensional problems in rectangular co

ordinates
Solution of two dim
ensional problems in polar co

ordinates, Stress distribution in radially
symmetric problems, effect of circular hole, Concentrated force acting on a beam, Stress on
Circular Disc
Basic concepts of plasticity, Stress

strain equations, Yield criteria, Flo
w and deformation
theories

Tresca, Von Mises, St. Venant’s theory of plastic flow, Geometrical representation.
Plane stress and plane strain problems related to plasticity , Theoretical problems of torsion,
bending of
bars, Examples of tube under press
ure, Application to circular plates.
Assignment: It Shall consist of a set of innovative tutorials/problems based on the above theory .
Reference books :
1
Theory of Elasticity ………….. .. Timoshenko and Goodier
2. Theo
ry of Plasticity ………….. Johnson and Miller
3. An Introduction to Plasticity
G.C. Spencer
3.
Introduction to Mechanics of Solids……….. Venkatraman and Patel
4.
Theory of problems of continuum Mechanics … . G.F. Masse
3
AM

502: Structural Analysis
–
I
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/week
Test: 20 Marks
Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE: 60 Marks
Beams on elastic foundation, infinite, semi

infinite and finite beams, Plates on elastic
foundati
on,
Analysis of shear walls, Analysis of beam curved in plan
Multistoried buildings: Portal Method, Cantilever Method,. Principle of multiple and
substitute frame method of analysis.
Secondary Stresses in Frames and Trusses
Introduction to Structural O
ptimization
Assignment shall consist of a set of innovative tutorials/problems based on the above theory.
Reference books :
1.
Beams on Elastic Foundation
M.Hetenyi
2.
Moment Distribution. …………………………… .E. Lightfoot
3.
Indeterminate Structural Analy
sis …………………C.K. Wang
4.
Advanced Theory of Structures
Sinha and Gayen
5.
Structural Analysis
Ghali and Neville
6.
Optimization Theory and Applications ……………S. S. Rao.
AM

503: Cement and Concrete Composites
Teaching Scheme
Exami
nation Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/week
Test: 20 Marks
Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE: 60 Marks
Types of Cementitious materials, Types and properties of Chemical Admixtures,
compatibility with cement, Natural and Artificial sand
Fresh Concrete: Rh
eology, Workability, Cohesiveness, Segregation, Temperature, Air
Content, Hardened Concrete: Factors affecting properties of concrete, Strength, Elasticity,
Shrinkage, Creep and Durability of concrete, Testing of Concrete: Destructive and
nondestructive t
ests
Methods of Concrete mix proportioning: IS 10262, ACI method, British method and their
relative merits and demerits. Quality control of concrete, Statistical aspects
High Performance Concrete: Materials, properties, Mix proportioning, Ready Mix
Concrete,
Self Compacting Concrete: Materials, properties, Mix proportioning
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Concrete Composite: Various types of Fibers used in concrete, Law of Mixtures, Halpin

Tsai
Equations for evaluation of elastic constants, Behavior of Fiber Reinforced Concre
te (FRC)
in Tension, Compression, Flexure, shear, Fatigue and Impact, Durability aspects of FRC.
Assignment: It shall consist of a set of innovative tutorials/problems based on the above
theory.
Reference Books:
1.
Concrete Making Materials
Sandor
Popovics
2.
Properties of concrete ………………… A. M. Neville, Neville and Brooks.
3.
Concrete Technology
M.S. Shetty
4.
Chemistry of Cement and concrete …… F. M. Lee.
5.
Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites Balaguru P.N. and Shah S.P.
6.
Fiber Cements and F
iber Concretes Hannant D.J.
7.
Handbook of Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beaudoin J.J.
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504: Computational Techniques :
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/week
Test: 20 Marks
Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE: 60 Marks
Solut
ion of systems of Linear and nonlinear algebraic equations. Relaxation and iteration
techniques.
Solution of differential equations, initial and two point boundary value problems. Eigen value
problems.
Numerical Solution of Differential Equations by Eu
ler’s Method, Taylor Series Method,
Runge

Kutta Method, Finite difference method applied to beams, slabs and shells.
Numerical Integration: Simpson’s rule, Trapezoidal formula, Gauss Quadrature
Regression Analysis: Curve fitting, Linear, polynomial, po
wer, Logarithmic, exponential and
trigonometric
Computer Programming and applications to the problems based on above theory
Assignment:
It shall consist of a set of innovative tutorials/problems based on the above theory.
Reference Books :
1.
Ad
vance Engineering Mathematics …………………. ……… Kreyszig
2.
Numerical and Matrix Method in Structural Mechanics Wang
3. Numerical Methods for Engineers ….Chapra and Canale
4. Numerical Methods in FORTRAN ….
McCormick and Solvadori
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AM

5
05 (Elective 1) Theory of Elastic Stability
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/week
Test: 20 Marks
Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE: 60 Marks
General Principles of Elastic Stability of Framed Structures, Static and Dynamic,Buckling
of
Columns by energy criteria of Stability and approximate methods.
Mathematical Treatment of Stability problem: Critical loads for discrete systems

Discrete
eigen value problem, buckling of continuous system.
Buckling of thin walled members of Open
Cross

sections: Torsion of thin walled bars, warping,
non uniform torsion, Combined bending and torsional buckling
Lateral buckling of beams, beams under pure bending, cantilever and simply supported beams
of rectangular and I

Section, Energy methods,
Solution of simple problems.
Buckling of rectangular plates with various boundary and loading conditions
Buckling of Cylindrical Shell: Introduction to axially compressed cylindrical shell.
Assignment:
It shall consist of a set of innovative tutorial
s/problems based on the
above theory.
Reference:
1. Theory of Elastic Stability by
Timoshenko and Gere
2. Engineering Analysis by
Crandall
3. Buckling of Metal Structures by
F. Bleich
4. Principles of Structural Stability Theory by
Chajes
AM

506 (Elective
–
I )Prestressed Concrete
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/week
Test: 20 Marks
Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE: 60 Marks
High grade concrete and high tensile steel, methods of prestressing, anchor
ages.
Analysis and design of continuous beam and frames and box type sections.
Analysis and design of End blocks,
Failure of prestressed concrete members.
Design of Section on the basis of failure & limits states.
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Design of transmission poles,
pipes, sleepers, water tank and bridges. Partial prestressing. Use
of non

prestressed reinforcement precast construction.
Assignment: It shall consist of a set of innovative tutorials/problems based on the above theory.
Reference Books :
1.
Prestressed Co
ncrete …………………………………….. T.Y.Lin
2.
Prestressed Concrete …………………………………….. Evans Bennet
3.
Limit state design of Prestressed Concrete ……………… Y.Guyon
4.
Prestressed Concrete ……………………………………. N. Krishna Raju
AM

507 (Elective

1) Design of Advance R.C.C. Structur
es
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/week
Test: 20 Marks
Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE: 60 Marks
Limit State design of indeterminate structures, yield line theory
Application of working stress method and Limit state design o
f bunkers, silos, spherical and
conical domes,
Design of liquid retraining structures, chimneys, cooling towers and beams curved in plan.
Prestressed Concrete: Design of sections on the basis of of limit state calculations.
Prestressed concrete compos
ite beams, continuous beams and frames, slabs, precast
construction.
Assignment: It shall consist of a set of innovative tutorials/problems based on the above theory.
Reference Books :
1.
Reinforced Concrete Vol.II ……………………………….. Jain & Jaikrishna
2.
Prestre
ss Concrete ……………………………………… Krishna Raju N.
3.
Limit State Design of Prestressed Concrete ………….. Guyon Y.
AM

508 Laboratory

Concrete Technology
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Practicals: 2 hrs/week
Term Work: 25 Marks
Pract/ V
iva

Voce: 25 Marks
The term work shall consist of a record of laboratory experiments performed during the
semester. The list of the experiments is mentioned below.
1.
Study of the effect of w/c ratio on workability and strength of concrete
2.
Study of the effec
t of aggregate cement ratio on workability and strength of concrete
3.
Study of the effect of fine to coarse aggregate ratio on workability, cohesiveness and
permeability of concrete
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4.
Comparative study of ACI 211.1.91, DOE(1988) and IS 10262

1982 methods of co
ncrete
mix proportioning
5.
Determination of Modulus of elasticity of concrete
6.
A study of correlation between cube strength, cylindrical strength, split strength and
modulus of rupture of concrete of a particular grade.
7.
Demonstration Experiments on Non

Destr
uctive testing of concrete
Viva

voce Examination based on the record of experiments submitted by the candidate shall be
conducted by the two internal examiners appointed by the Head of the department.
AM

509 Seminar
–
I
Teaching Scheme
Examination
Scheme
Practicals: 2 hrs/week
Term Work: 25 Marks
Pract/ Viva

Voce: 25 Marks
Seminar at the end of I
st
semester shall consist of submission of a technical report in a
prescribed format based on the reviewed literature from vari
ous sources on current topic. The
candidate will deliver a talk on the topic and the assessment will be made on the basis of the
term work and the talk thereon, by two internal examiners one of whom will be the guide and
other appointed by the Head of the
department.
SEMESTER

II
AM

510
Theory of Plates and Shells
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/week
Test: 20 Marks
Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE: 60 Marks
Introduction to thin plates under small deflection, Kirchoff’s s
mall deflection theory, Strain
displacement , stress

displacement and force

displacement relationships,
Rectangular plates, differential equation, solution of simply supported plates under in plane
and lateral loading, Navier and Lavy’s Solution. Use of F
inite difference and finite element
method
Symmetrical bending of circular plates, differential equation, uniformly loaded and
concentrically loaded plates with various boundary conditions
Classification of shells, Type of surfaces, structural characte
ristics, geometrical criteria for
different shells. Basic equations of membrane analysis of shells of revolution, circular
cylindrical shell, elliptical, hyperbolic and paraboloidal shells.
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Bending theory of analysis of shell, Structural behavior of folde
d plates, equation of three
shears

Simpson and Whitney’s method.
Assignment: It shall consist of a set of innovative tutorials/problems based on the above
theory.
Reference Books :
1.
Theory of Plates and Shells ………………………… Timoshenko and Kreiger
2.
Design o
f R.C.Shell roofs ………………………….. G. S. Ramaswamy
3.
Theory of Analysis of Plates ……………………….. R. S. Szilard
AM

511 Structural Analysis
–
II
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/week
Test: 20 Marks
Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE:
60 Marks
Revision of Matrix methods of frame analysis. Basic concept and comparison of Flexibility
and stiffness methods
Analysis of frames, trusses, space frames and grids using flexibility matrix method.
Analysis of frames, trusses, space frames
and grids using stiffness matrix method.
Computer oriented direct stiffness method, assembly of stiffness matrices, storage techniques
Substructure analysis techniques
Assignment: It shall consist of a set of innovative tutorials/problems based on
the above
theory.
Reference Books :
1.
Analysis of Framed Structures …………………… J. M. Gere & Jr. W. Weaver
2.
Basic Concept of Structural Analysis …………… F. W. Beaufait
3.
Matrix Computer Analysis of structures ……….. M. F. Rubinstein
4.
Matrix, FEM and Structural A
nalysis …………….M. Mukhopadhyay.
AM

512 Finite Element Analysis of Structures
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/week
Test: 20 Marks
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Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE: 60 Marks
Basic equations from solid
mechanics, strain

displacement and stress strain relations (Plane
stress and plane stress conditions). Principle of virtual work, minimum potential energy.
Rayleigh
–
Ritz method.
General principles of finite element method, discretization of continuum n
umbering of nodes
for minimum bandwidth, overall striffness and solution of unknown displacement using
Gauss elimination technique.
Pascal’s triangle, Selection for the order of polynomial, convergence requirements,
compatibility, conforming and non

con
forming elements, shape functions, Natural
coordinate system.
Basic elements : Concept of single element one dimensional element, two dimensional
elements of triangular and quadrilateral shapes. Elements for plane stress and plane strain
conditions.
I
soparametric elements, numerical integration, Gauss quadrature, plate bending elements of
triangular and quadrilateral shapes, cylindrical, thin shell elements, Introduction to 3
dimensional and axi

symetrical cases. Transformation of matrices from local t
o global axes.
Assignment: It shall consist of a set of innovative tutorials/problems based on the above
theory.
Reference Books :
1.
The Finite Element Method in Engineering Science …. O. C. Zienkiewics
2.
Concept and application of Finite Element Analysis
…. R. D. Cook
3.
Introduction to F.E.M. …………………………………. Desai & Abel
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513 Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/week
Test: 20 Marks
Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE: 60 Marks
System wit
h single degree of freedom, natural frequency, time period, damping, Forced
Oscillations: trigonometric forcing functions, impulse, rectangular functions. Response of
structures, dynamic application factor, critical, under and over damping.
Multi

degre
e Freedom Systems: Formulation of problem, structural property matrices. Modal
analysis, Stodola

Vianello and Holzer methods. Application to multistory frames with rigid
girders.
Distributed mass system: Application to beam problems, Rayleigh

Ritz so
lutions, Natural
frequencies of frames.
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Elementary concept of earthquakes: Nature of loading due to earthquakes, response of
structures, deterministic and stochastic approach.
Earthquake resistant structures: IS Code provisions and applications to buil
ding frames,
dams, retaining walls, stack like structures, water tanks (ESR and GSR).
Assignment: It shall consist of a set of innovative tutorials/problems based on the above
theory.
Reference Books:
1.
Dynamics of Structures ………………… R W. Cloug
h and J. Penzien.
2.
Fundamentals of Earthquake Engineering …. .N. W. Newman and E. Rosenblueth.
3.
Dynamics of Structures ……………… A K Chopra.
4.
Masonry and Timber Structures including
Earthquake Resistant Design. ………………. .A S Arya.
5.
Earthquake En
gineering ….. ………………. . R. L .Wiegel.
6.
Design of multistoried buildings for Earthquake
Ground motions. ……………… .Blume, Newmark and Corning.
7. Structural Dynamics ………………. Mario Paz.
8. IS Codes: 1
893, 42326, 13920 , Web sites:
www.nicee.org
,
www.bmtpc.org
,
A
M

514 (Elective
–
II ) Experimental Stress Analysis
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/w
eek
Test: 20 Marks
Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE: 60 Marks
Strain measurement: mechanical, optical acoustical strain gauges. Electrical resistance strain
gauges, strain rosettes.
Photo elasticity
–
Light and optics as related to photoelasticity, th
eory of photo elastic model
materials, analysis techniques. Separation and compensation methods. Introduction to 3

dimensional photoelasticity.
Brittle coating method, materials, advantages and disadvantages, formation of coating stress,
failure theories,
the crack visible,
Methods of measuring sensitivity like cantilever calibration, determination of ultimate strength,
refrigeration techniques, relaxation techniques, double crack pattern analysis of brittle coating
data.
Introduction to moiré fringe t
echniques of stress analysis.
Assignment: It shall consist of a set of innovative tutorials/problems based on the above theory.
Reference Books :
1.
Experimental Stress Analysis ………………… Dalley and Rilley
2.
Experimental Stress Analysis and motion
Measurement.
……………………………….. P.H.Adams & R.C.Dave
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3.
Hand book of experimental stress analysis ….. M.Hetney
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515 ( Elective
–
II ) Plastic Analysis & Design of Steel Structures
:
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/week
Test: 20 Marks
Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE: 60 Marks
Yield condition and concepts of simple plastic collapse.
Idealization, collapse criteria, virtual work in elastic and plastic state.
Theorems of plastic collapse, Methods of analysis of design, Application to pla
nar and simple
space structures. Deflection at collapse.
Minimum weight analysis. Variable repeated loads, combined stress problems.
Introduction to elastic stability.
Assignment: It shall consist of a set of innovative tutorials/problems based on th
e above theory.
Reference Books :
1.
Steel Skeleton Vol. II …………………………. J. F. Baker
2.
Plastic Method of Structural Analysis ………. B. G. Neal
3.
Plastic Analysis of Structures……………….. P.G. Hodge (Jr)
AM

516 (Elective
–
II) Inelastic Analysis of Plates
Teac
hing Scheme
Examination Scheme
Lectures: 4 hrs/week
Test: 20 Marks
Assignment: 20 Marks
ESE: 60 Marks
Limit analysis of plates, lower bound and upper bound solutions,
Ultimate strength of reinforced concrete slabs,
Yield line an
alysis by the work method and equilibrium method, Isotropic and orthotropic
reinforcement.
Strip method for analysis of R.C. slabs.
Estimation of deflections in R.C slabs. Load test and acceptance criteria.
Assignment: It shall consist of a set of
innovative tutorials/problems based on the above theory.
Reference Books :
1.
Plastic and elastic design of slabs and plates …………. R. H. Wood
2.
Yield line analysis of slabs. …………………………… L. L. Jones
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3.
IS 456

2000: Code of practice for plain and R. C. B
IS, New Delhi.
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517 Computer Aided Analysis and Design Laboratory
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Practicals: 2 hrs/week
Term Work: 25 Marks
Pract/ Viva

Voce: 25 Marks
The term work shall consist of a record of solution of pro
blems from the list as mentioned
below.
1. Introduction to application Softwares: STAAD, MIDAS, SAP, ETAB, ESR

GSR, etc.
Illustration with simple examples
2. Application of Software for the analysis and design of RC members: Beams, Slab, Column,
Footin
gs, Retaining walls, Water Tanks
3. Application of Software for the analysis and design of Steel Structures: Plate Girder, Trusses
for roof and Bridges, Pin Jointed Space Frame
Viva

voce Examination based on the record of experiments submitted by the can
didate shall be
conducted by the two internal examiners appointed by the Head of the department.
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518 SEMINAR
–
II
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
Practicals: 2 hrs/week
Term Work: 25 Marks
Pract/ Viva

Voce: 25 Marks
Seminar
at the end of II
nd
semester shall consist of submission of a technical report in a
prescribed format based on the reviewed literature from various sources on current topic chosen
by the candidate for his/her dissertation. The candidate will deliver a ta
lk thereon which will be
assessed by two internal examiners one of whom will be the guide and other appointed by the
Head of the department.
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601 Dissertation
Part I :
It shall consist of submission of report in a prescribed format based on a compreh
ensive and
critical review of literature related to the topic selected for dissertation. Report should cover
Introduction, Literature Review, Objective and Scope of Investigation and Pilot studies carried
out during the semester. The candidate will delive
r a talk thereon which will be assessed by two
internal examiners one of whom will be the guide and other appointed by the head of the
department
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602 Dissertation Part II:
The dissertation shall consist of research work done by the candidate or
a comprehensive and
critical review of any recent development in the subject or a detailed report of project work
consisting of a design and / or development work that the candidate has executed in continuation
with report submitted by the candidate in Dis
sertation Part

I.
The examinee shall submit five copies of the dissertation to the Head of the institution
duly certified that the work has been satisfactorily completed.
Submission:
The dissertation shall be eligible for submission only after
(1)
A succes
sful pre

synopsis presentation of the work before faculty members of the
department including guide.
(2)
After publication/acceptance of full paper in a journal or conference.
TERM WORK
: The dissertation will be assessed by two examiners appointed by the Cont
roller
of Examination, one of whom will be the guide and the second examiner shall be from other
university area.
Practical Examination
: Shall consist of a defense presented by the examinee on his/her work in
the presence of teachers and students and two
examiners appointed by the university. One of
whom will be the guide and the second examiner shall be from other university area.
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