When writing a letter to the principal requesting an extension for project submission, clarity and politeness are essential. Clearly state your name, department, roll number, and the subject for which the project is due. Provide a valid reason for not submitting the project on time and request a specific extension period. Express your commitment to completing the project within the extended deadline and politely request the principal's consideration.

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Request Letter for Extension of the Submission Date of Project

  • Sample Letter Request for Extension of Submission Date for Project

The Principal,
_____________ (Name of the College),
_____________ (Address)

Date: __ /__ /____ (Date)

_____________ (Name of the Student),
_____________ (Name of the Department),
_____________ (Address)

Subject: Request for an extension for project submission

Respected Sir/Madam,

With due respect, I would like to state, i am ___________ (Name of the student) from ____________ (Name of the department) having roll number ____________ (Roll Number).

I am writing this letter to inform you that I have not completed and submitted the project for the subject _________ (Name of the subject) dated __________ (Date) by the professor ____________ (Name of the professor). The major reason for a stand back was __________ (Mention the reason for not submitting/had events to manage/not through with the thesis/sick/others). The last date of submission was __________ (Date).

I request you please give me an extension for about __________ (Number of days) days. I promise I will be able to cover the syllabus and finish my theory; eventually submitting the project on the requested time.

Please consider my case as genuine and provide me some more days for the project submission.

Yours _____________ (Thankfully/Truthfully/Faithfully/Sincerely),
______________ (Name),
______________ (Name of the department)

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  • Q: How should I address the principal in a letter requesting an extension for project submission?
    • A: Address the principal respectfully as "Respected Sir/Madam" or "Dear Sir/Madam" in the salutation.
  • Q: What details should I include in the letter to the principal?
    • A: Include your name, department, roll number, the subject for which the project is due, reason for not submitting on time, requested extension period, and a commitment to completing the project within the extended deadline.
  • Q: Is it necessary to mention the professor's name in the letter?
    • A: Yes, mentioning the professor's name who assigned the project adds clarity to your request and helps the principal understand the context.
  • Q: How should I conclude the letter requesting an extension for project submission?
    • A: Conclude the letter politely with phrases like "Yours faithfully" or "Yours sincerely," followed by your name and department.
  • Q: Should I attach any supporting documents with the letter?
    • A: If applicable, you can attach any relevant documents, such as a medical certificate if the reason for delay is illness, to support your request for an extension.

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