hi a synopsis shud include ....
Contents of Synopsis
Synopsis must be prepared strictly in accordance with the guidelines clearly defining Research Methodology. Synopsis must describe the basis, design, research methodology and rationale behind the study. It is not necessary that Synopsis must go in dozen of pages. It is mainly the scientific techniques and systematic organization applied to Research Study.
A Synopsis may be of 5-10 pages and shall be simple, straightforward depicting your research study and tools and techniques applied.
A sample Synopsis may contain following topics:-
a. Introduction - Details about the topic, industry, competitive companies and products, need of study and some history about the same etc.
b. Problem Identification and Problem Formulation - Core area of problem and other related problems and their brief solutions. Same problem if studied prior to student?s study and its findings and results.
c. Objective of Study - Objectives of the study shall be mentioned point wise. Student can also divide the broader and narrow areas of their objectives. The objectives of study must be near to the solution of the problem.
d. Hypothesis - Student shall mention the various assumptions to be tested in their Research Study.
e. Scope of Study - Student can also mention the scope of study. They can limit the companies, industry, time period and target group for their study.
f. Data Collection - Data to be used for the Research Study can be primary or secondary. Data sources must be defined properly.
g. Research Tools Applied - Student shall mention the tools and techniques applied to the study including the statistical tools, techniques and packages to be used to measure the efficiency, volatility, liquidity and marketability.
h. Rationale of study.
i. Organization of Study - The chapter wise categorization of study can be given under this topic.
j. References and Bibliography - Details about source of material, reference books, articles, web resources etc. used for your research study.