The Interview

The Interview

The interview will be held on the day after the announcement of the results of the written test. Those who pass the written test only will be called for the interview (the second stage of the entrance test). The interview will be based on the research proposal and the essay submitted.

Research Proposal Format

The candidate must submit a tentative research proposal to prove his/her competence in research methods before the entrance test. Applicants are to follow the following format: 

  1. Title
  2. Table of Contents (with page numbers)
  3. Introduction
  4. Statement of the Problem
  5. Research question (s)
  6. Objectives
  7. Hypothesis
  8. Operational Definitions
  9. Scope of the Research Study
  10. Literature Review with scholarly reference
  11. Methodology
    1. Area of the research study
    2. Research Design
    3. Sampling Design
      1. Biblical /Theological Research
      2. Field Research
        1. Sampling Unit
        2. Sampling Method
        3. Sampling Size
    4.   Methods of Data Collection
      1. Data Management
      2. Data Entry
      3. Data Analysis
  12. Ethical Considerations
  13. Annexure
  14. Questionnaire/ interview Schedule/ Observation Check List
  15. References in APA Style of Referencing, 6th / 7th Edition or the Turabian/Chicago Writing Style. 
  16. Gantt Chart
  17. Background of the scholar indicating educational qualification, experiences related to the field of study, scholarly presentations and papers within 200 words.


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