Event Title
The Viva Voce
25 Apr 2018 - 25 Apr 2018
10.00 - 12.00
Auditorium Radin Umar, Faculty of Engineering, UPM
Event Summary

Putra Graduate On Time (GOT), an offshoot of the Putra Sarjana Programme, is initiated by the School of Graduate Studies (SGS), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). Its purpose is to create awareness among students and academics the importance of graduating within an achievable time period. The programme also aims to support postgraduate students’ research activities through a systematic learning programme.

GOT for Masters students is within 4 semesters of study, and 7 or 8 semesters for PhD students. Thus, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) through its School of Graduate Studies (SGS) invites students to attend the following seminar:

Speaker 1: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ng Siew Imm
Speaker 2: Dr. Dahlia Zawawi
Seminar: The Viva Voce
Date: 25 April 2018
Time: 10.00 am - 12.00 pm
Venue: Auditorium Radin Umar, Faculty of Engineering, UPM

Seminar Focus

The viva voce examination is where you will give a verbal defense of your thesis. Your thesis demonstrates your skills at presenting your research in writing while in the viva (in short for viva voce) examination, you will demonstrate your ability to participate in academic discussion with research colleagues. The process is to allow you to clarify the written thesis in response to the examiners' questions. A candidate is expected to demonstrate in person that they are fully acquainted with the material in the dissertation and show the thorough mastery and understanding of all issues pertaining to the selected topic. Dr Dahlia Zawawi and Dr Ng Siew Imm will discuss the pre moment-of-truth and post viva voce process.

Details of participation fee to this seminar are as follows:
1. Free for UPM academicians and students
2. For Non-UPM students, the fee is RM53.00
3. For Non-UPM staff / professionals, the fee is RM106.00.

*Payment can be made at the registration counter on the day of the event. Please bring exact amount of cash for payment.

To register, kindly click the following URL:

Updated:: 10/04/2019 [azimin]

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