1. Have successfully passed all the 3 exams- Qualifying Examination (QE), Research Proposal Defense (PD) and Final Defense (FD) exam.
  2. Have a research paper based on the dissertation published, or have obtained an Acceptance Letter (AL) of publication by a peer reviewed journal or conference proceeding.
  3. Have 5 hard-bound copies of final dissertation submitted to GSATM.
  4. Have obtained library and financial clearance from the Assumption University.
  5. Have demonstrated good behavior and discipline.