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PhD/MPhil Thesis - a LaTeX Template

A new version of this, by Krishna Kumar, is available. Features include -

  • Conforms to the Student Registry PhD dissertation guidelines and CUED PhD guidelines
  • Supports LaTeX, XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX
  • Adaptive Title Page: Title page adapts to title length
  • Title page with both College and University crests.
  • Print / On-line version: Different layout and hyper-referencing styles
  • Pre-defined and custom fonts (Times / Fourier / Latin Modern) with math support
  • Supports system fonts (XeLaTeX)
  • Pre-defined and custom bibliography style support (authoryear / numbered / custom)
  • Custom page styles: 3 Different Header / Footer styles
  • Pre-defined and custom margin size
  • A separate abstract with thesis title and author name, along with the titlepage can be generated by passing the argument abstract to the document class.
  • Option to generate only specific chapters and references without the frontmatter and title page. Useful for review and corrections.
  • Draft mode: Draft water mark, timestamp, version numbering and line numbering


Older versions are still available, but no longer supported.