### Rules & Regulations

##### Last Updated:
12/08/2020 - 21:56

#### PhD Qualifying Examination

Students in the PhD programmes at IAM must pass the related PhD Qualifying Examination, which takes place twice a year in general. For more details: specific rules, exam contents, references, and possibly, past exam questions, students registered to PhD programmes in

#### Thesis Preparations

•  IAM has its own set of rules on the thesis format; click on the List of To-Do (check-list) when Writing your Thesis.
• The current $$\LaTeX{}$$ template for theses of IAM can be downloaded: thesisFormat-2.0.zip (please send us your comments to ougur$$@$$metu.edu.tr)
• In order to be able to defend the graduate thesis, students should satisfy the following conditions:
• MSc students must prepare a draft of a manuscript that is to be submitted to a national or an international journal along with their MSc thesis. In case of an already existing publication based on his/her thesis' studies a copy of the paper would be sufficient.
• PhD students must have submitted a manuscript for possible publication in one of the SCI, SCI-E, SSCI or AHCI indexed journals. This manuscript must be handed over to the jury members together with the thesis' draft. In case of an already existing publication based on his/her thesis' studies a copy of the paper would be sufficient.
• This rule will be valid for the students enrolled to the programmes at IAM starting from 2019-2020 Fall Semester.
• The $$\LaTeX{}$$ template  downloaded from iamPaperFormat-v.1.0.rc1 (please send us your comments to ougur$$@$$metu.edu.tr) can be used for the purpose of
• Term Project,
• Report for Thesis Monitoring Committee,
• Qualification in PhD,
• Draft of a Manuscript.