Dissertation is taken up by doctoral candidates in specific topics of their subject of specialization at the post graduate and graduate level. Deciding a topic for dissertation requires careful thought l, a wrong or lesser research idea can cause waste of time, energy, failures and frustration. Many researchers may face confusion and indecisiveness in a plethora of information. There can be more than one research idea and each needs to be weighed and scored against criteria such as relevance, practicability, novelty, cost, time, available resources etc. A topic high in novelty criteria should be given preference and should be tested for practicability, a novel and practical idea that can be supported with data is the best idea to work on.