FYP Information for All Engineering Departments

All Engineering Departments

FYP Information for Engineering Departments

  1. Department of Civil Engineering (DCI)
  2. Department of Chemical Engineering (DCL)
  3. Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (D3E)
  4. Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering (DMME)
  5. Department of Mechatronic & Biomedical Engineering (DMBE)

 Important Dates

  • Students who wish to propose their own Final Year Project (FYP) titles must liaise with a staff member for supervision and propose the titles (using the Template for FYP title proposal by students form) to the respective FYP coordinator for approval three weeks before the start of trimester.
  • Registration of Titles (Part 1 Students): Week 1
  • Submission of FYP log book (Week 2, Week 4, Week 6, Week 8, Week 10 and Week 12)
  • Submission of FYP Poster (Part 2 Students): Friday Week 11
  • Submission of Progress Report1 / Final Report2Monday Week 14
  • Oral Presentation / Demonstration: Week 143
  • Final Year Poster Competition (Part 2 Students): Week 13/Week 14
  • Submission of Commented Progress Report (Part 1), Commented Final Reports (Part 2) and Corrected Soft-bound Final Report with other necessary FYP documents (Part 2): Monday Week 17 4

FYP Title Registration

*If you have any issues with the title registration, discuss with your FYP coordinator.

3FYP Presentation Schedule (Session 201905)

Details of FYP Submissions

Submission of FYP Log Book (Part 1 & 2)
  • Submission of first FYP Log Book (by 4.00 pm, Friday Week-2) (Sample FYP log book)
  • Submission of second FYP Log Book (by 4.00 pm, Friday Week-4).
  • Submission of third FYP Log Book (by 4.00 pm, Friday Week-6).
  • Submission of fourth FYP Log Book (by 4.00 pm, Friday Week-8).
  • Submission of fifth FYP Log Book (by 4.00 pm, Friday Week-10).
  • Submission of sixth FYP Log Book (by 4.00 pm, Friday Week-12).
Submission of FYP Poster (Part 2) by 4.00 pm, Friday Week-11:
  1. Details of FYP Poster Submission and FYP Poster Competition
1&2Project Part 1 & 2 (Week-14 submission):
  1. Upload the softcopy of FYP report (front cover with name and title of project, abstract and all the chapters only) to Turnitin
  2. Print and submit only the first page of Turnitin Originality Report
  3. Print and submit the Supervisor’s Comments on Originality Report Generated by Turnitin
    for Submission of Final Year Project Report (for Undergraduate Programmes)‘ form
  4. Submit 1 hardcopy (for Part 1) or 2 hard copies (for Part 2) of the comb-bound report. Submit all the above items to the respective Laboratory by the deadline mentioned in section “Important Dates” (refer to section Submission Venues).
Submission of Corrected Soft-bound Final Report (Part 2, Week-17 submission)

4Refer to Corrected Soft-bound Final Report Submission section (click here)

Details of the FYP Penalties

Week-14 / Week-17 Submissions
  • Within 2 days after the deadline (including public holidays) – five (5) marks will be deducted from the final marks.
  • After 2 days from the deadline (including public holidays) – the student will be considered to have failed and will be given an “F” grade. The student will have to repeat the unit.
Plagiarism
  • If the parameters of originality are not within the limits approved by UTAR, the report shall be sent to a special panel for plagiarism, and the student will be called to attend an inquiry before the panel. Click here for more details.
Failure to submit the FYP poster and/or FYP report and/or attend the oral presentation
  • A student who does not submit the FYP Poster during Project Part 2 will be considered to have failed and will be given an “F” grade. The student will have to repeat the unit (starting from Part 1).
  • A student who does not submit the Progress Report or does not attend the oral presentation during Project Part 1 will be considered to have failed and will be given an “F” grade. The student will have to repeat the unit (starting from Part 1).
  • A student who does not submit the Final Report or does not attend the oral presentation during Project Part 2 will be considered to have failed and will be given an “F” grade. The student will have to repeat the unit (starting from Part 1).
  • Penalties (Absenteeism &/or No submission of Summary of Posters):
    • (i) Absenteeism for the Poster competition event without any appropriate supporting documents (such as a medical report from the government hospital, or a designated doctor or a report from the district officer or police officer or authorized government officer concerned if the absence is due to compassionate reasons), the Special Case Review panel is entitled to reduce the marks in the ‘Poster criteria’ to ZERO.
    • (ii) No submission of the ‘Summary of Posters’ within the stipulated date/time, the Special Case Review panel is entitled to reduce the marks in the ‘Poster criteria’ to ZERO.

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