The Academic Council approved a proposal to hold the first ''3 Minute Thesis Competition'' at Sultan Qaboos  University during the 2015-2016 academic year.



Competition outline

There will be an Arabic competition for students enrolled in programs where the main teaching language is Arabic and second one in English is for students enrolled in programs taught in English. The result will be announced at the same day of the competition.




Eligibility Criteria

All Sultan Qaboos University graduate students who are enrolled in a thesis-based Master's or PhD program or who graduated from such programs less than one year from the last date of application submission are eligible. Master's students need to have presented the "second" seminar of their programs and doctoral students must have completed at least 2 years of research towards their degree in order to be eligible to compete.




In addition to  a certificate of participation, in each competition, 3 awards will be conferred:

1. Best presentation award

2. Runner up ( second best presentation) award

3. People's award



Application Submission

 20th September – 5th Oct

The application should be submitted to the office of Assistant Dean of Postgraduate Studies & Research in the college.