What format to follow for a research paper?

Research papers whether academic or non-academic follows almost similar format. In this article we will briefly explain the most common format for any research paper.

Title Page: Every research starts with the title page. Here, you mention the research topic, name, Institute Logo and other necessities.

Acknowledgement: In this page, you acknowledge all the people who have helped you with the research.

Abstract: An abstract of the whole paper makes it impressive and also serves its purpose.

Table of Contents: All the chapters in the research are listed in the Table of Contents.

Introduction: The Introduction of the research paper follows the Table of Contents.

Review of Literature: A review of existing literature acts as a strong support element for your research paper.

Research Methodology: The research methodology defines the research tools used, population sie, sample size and the process.

Analysis: After conducting the research, an analysis is essential.

Conclusion: Arrive at a conclusion of the research after listing the findings.

Recommendations: Pour your opinions and suggestions for the betterment of the subject matter at the very end of your research paper.

Final Thesis format:

  • Title Page
  • Acknowledgement
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Review of Literature
  • Research Methodology
  • Analysis
  • Findings & Conclusion
  • Recommendation
  • Bibliography & References

Priya Chetty

Partner at Project Guru
Priya is a master in business administration with majors in marketing and finance. She is fluent with data modelling, time series analysis, various regression models, forecasting and interpretation of the data. She has assisted data scientists, corporates, scholars in the field of finance, banking, economics and marketing.