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Announcement of Postgraduate Thesis based award session at MIDDERMACON 2020

Mar 17 2020

Dear All,


A postgraduate thesis based award session will take place on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at MID DERMACON 2020 to be held at Chennai, Tamil Nadu on August 29 and 30, 2020.  The thesis-based award session will be open to all postgraduates who would have appeared for their exam by the last date of abstract submission (in this case 15th April 2020) or have cleared the exam in the preceding 2 years (after April 2018). There are 3 awards for this session and the winners (both the guide and postgraduate) will be awarded with a certificate and Rs 10000, 8000, 5000 each for the first, second and third prize, respectively.


Eligibility: The application has to be forwarded by the guide of the postgraduate. It is mandatory for the postgraduate to himself/ herself present the paper. Pre-registration for the conference will be mandatory for the postgraduate whose abstract is selected for this session. 

Please note that the thesis or any part of the thesis should not have been published or presented in any conference before the last date of abstract submission. Candidates who have presented the paper already at a previous MIDDERMACON or DERMACON are thus not eligible to apply.


For preparation of the abstract, please refer to the accompanying instructions at The candidates are also required to submit ethical clearance certificate from the Institutional Ethics Committee. An undertaking that the proposed thesis is their original study plan and there are no conflicts of interest has to be signed and submitted by the applicant, guide and co-guide (if applicable). Any paper selected in this category, will not be considered for free or award paper in the same conference. 

The evaluation shall be carried out by the IADVL Academy members with a pre-structured evaluation sheet. The evaluation sheet accompanies the announcement to help in preparing the abstract.


Please send abstract with application form and required annexures to by April 15th 2020. 


Any queries may be directed to 



Dr Sumit Sen

Postgraduate activities coordinator


Dr Deepika Pandhi                           Dr Dipankar De

Chairperson, IADVL Academy          Convener, IADVL Academy


Dr Kiran Godse                                Dr Feroz K

President, IADVL                               Hon. Secretary General, IADVL


Instructions for preparing abstract for PG thesis Application Form Postgraduate thesis based award evaluation sheet
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