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) sign it, indicate the date 2) have it signed by your nominated committee chair and members, indicating all the dates 3) the unit head, indicate the date 4) submit to the graduate school for evaluation and approval of the GS Secretary and the GS Dean.
To avoid delay be sure to nominate those with proper appointment to the UPLB Graduate School.
THE GRADUATE SCHOOL HAS THE RIGHT TO REJECT FORMS THAT DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE STANDARD A4 SIZE, PRINT QUALITY AND INCOMPLETE INFORMATION (SIGNATURES AND DATES).
RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Section 10. Advisory Committee
Article 1. Membership in the advisory committee shall be limited to graduate faculty members who are PhD degree holders and shall be with the mutual consent of the individuals selected to serve. Other graduate faculty members may act as member or chair of an advisory committee only on exceptional merit to be approved by the Dean upon recommendation of the unit head.
Article 2. The student, in consultation with the head of the unit in which he/she desires to do his/her major work, selects his/her major professor who shall serve as chair of the advisory committee.
Article 3. Not later than two months after registration, the student, in consultation with the major professor, select one or two cognate fields and the other members of his/her advisory committee. This committee shall be composed of four or five members with the major field and cognate field(s) represented.
Article 4. The unit head of the major department recommends to the Dean of the Graduate School the composition of the advisory committee.