Following section §10-2 of the Regulations concerning the Philosophiae doctor degree (PhD) at NTNU, must go through a midterm evaluation.
The midterm evaluation aims to assess if the overall scientific progress being made by the PhD candidate is sufficient to expect that they will complete their thesis on time.
The midterm evaluation must be carried out between 15 to 18 months (for 4 years candidate within 24 months) after admission.
The Department is responsible for establishing procedures and conducting the midterm evaluation. It is expected that the candidate’s main supervisor will have the responsibility for initiating the process and establishing the evaluation group.
Read more about the midterm evaluation by clicking on this link .