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(thē'sis, -sēz),
1. Any theory or hypothesis advanced as a basis for discussion.
2. A proposition submitted by the candidate for a doctoral degree in some universities, which must be sustained by argument against any objections offered.
3. An essay on a medical topic prepared by the graduating student.
[G. a placing, a position, thesis]
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The QAA has directed the university to stop all the activities of the programme from the next semester including conduction of the classes, thesis defence etc until HEC permit.
The reports were expected soon, for the thesis defence to be scheduled.
LAKKI MARWAT -- Rahim Jan from Lakki Marwat has successfully defended his PhD Thesis Defence in the field of Materials Engineering at the School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad.