The PDF form that will be generated should be printed on an A4 sized white bond paper. This form uses barcodes that needs a clean and crisp print, laser print is highly encouraged. If an inkjet is used, set the print quality to high and make sure there is no banding or streaking on the barcodes. Forms with erasures will be automatically rejected. Do not submit more than 1 original copy. Additional copy will be automatically disposed
After printing the form 1) have it signed by your approved committee chair and members, indicating all the dates 2) the unit head, indicate the date 3) Download and accomplish Prior Art Search Form (MS Word, PDF Version) then submit to the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research Extension 4) after OVCRE evaluation submit to the graduate school for evaluation and approval of the GS Secretary and the GS Dean.
1) If your thesis/dissertation title contain scientific names, submit a copy of your title page to the Museum of Natural History for Scientific Name Verification. Attach the Scientific Name Verification to your outline when submitting to Graduate School for approval
2) If the study is to be conducted outside UPLB, accomplished Graduate Work in Absentia Form and attach it your outline when submitting to Graduate School for approval
THE GRADUATE SCHOOL HAS THE RIGHT TO REJECT FORMS THAT DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE STANDARD A4 SIZE, PRINT QUALITY, AND INCOMPLETE OR WRONG INFORMATION (SIGNATURES AND DATES).
I understand and accept the conditions, furthermore, I certify that the information provided on this form is accurate. I understand that withholding or giving false information will result in the nullification of this request or in disciplinary action.