Sample Letter of Recommendation by Professor

Letter of Recommendation (LOR) is an important part of the admission process when applying for a master’s degree overseas (MS). No matter the country, university or program you can apply for, your letter of recommendation may be a determining factor in whether or not you will be admitted.

Sample LOR for MS is provided in this article for reference along with important points to be taken care of while working on the recommendation letter.

What Is Included in the Recommendation Letter by Professor
  • Notable performance in subjects related to the applied program
  • Technical and research projects worked on
  • Co-curricular achievements
  • Research papers published, if any, in reputed journals
  • Soft-skills and professional attributes
Sample LOR for MS from Professor
The Admission Committee,
I am very much pleased to recommend Mr [name] as a prospective student for the graduate program have known him for the past [years] years as an undergraduate student of [department] engineering at this college and I had many opportunities to observe him close quarters was his instructor for the courses Electronic Device Components and Control Systems. I would like to elucidate a few facts about him that impressed me the most. 
Mr. [name] is quite ambitious and career-driven. He works hard to achieve his goals and is committed to his work. He is emotionally matured, confident and good-natured. He is very interactive in the class and endorses the discussions with cogency and natural ease. This combined by his pragmatic approach has always kept ahead of his peers. Blessed with eminent analytical abilities and an acute sense of reasoning he can analyze enigmatic problems exceptionally well and come out with good formulations. He is a student with self-reliance and good levels of self-confidence. 
Mr. [name]’s deep understanding of the subject, as well as his quest for knowledge, constantly impressed me. He has repeatedly proved his conceptual ability and creative outlook in the classroom debates with his novel problem-solving methods. To add to this feature, his latest seminar on the ‘Automation’ is appreciative. He has flair for keeping himself abreast with the latest developments in technology. Keeping in view all the above-stated facts I would place him among the top 2%  of his class students. With his self-confidence and intellectual ability, he will excel in graduate studies and I recommend him to be awarded an assistantship to enable him to pursue his further studies. I wish him all the best in his future endeavours.
Name of the professor,
B.Tech, Associate Professor,
Department of [department name],
Name of the college

Note: The sample is for reference only, and students do not copy the letter to fill it in with their data. It does not express the specific facets of your profile and therefore reduces the chances of approval. Click here to see what happens if the content is copied

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