Submission Guidelines


The Journal encourages the submission of works in the specified disciplines in a variety of styles including research papers, scholarly articles, case-studies, review essays and book reviews.

Only original and unpublished work is sought for consideration of publication in the Journal.

The submission of research papers/ scholarly articles is open throughout the year on rolling basis. Since the periodicity of the publication is bi-annual in nature, manuscripts submitted till 30, April will be considered for June issue and till 31, October for December issue.

Any research paper/ scholarly article that is identical to or substantially similar to a work already published or under review for conference / publication will not be considered.

Unless clearly indicated, all correspondence will be with the first author.

Receipt of all research paper/ scholarly article will be acknowledged.

Each submission will be double-blind peer reviewed for technical merit and content.

The first page of the research paper/ scholarly article should be the title page. It should contain the title of the research paper/ scholarly article and the name, designation and affiliation of the author along with the address, phone/fax number and email address of the author and co-author(s).

The second page should contain the research paper/ scholarly article title, the abstract (not more than 150 words) and keywords (a minimum of 4 and maximum of 6 words).

All the figures and tables should appear at the end of the research paper/ scholarly article; should be properly numbered in Arabic notation; and bear appropriate title and labels.

The research paper/ scholarly article should normally be between 3000-5000 words including figures and tables typed in double space and printed in 12-point font on A-4 size paper with 1 inch margin on all four sides. All tables and figures must be serially numbered, sequentially following references to them in the text. All exhibits should be in black and white only.

The research paper/ scholarly article should not contain footnotes. References should be placed at the end of the research paper/ scholarly article after the figures and the tables. The references should mention only those sources, which are cited in the text of the research paper/ scholarly article.

The first paragraph of any section, including the introduction, should not be indented. Major headings should be left justified and bold with one line above and one line below the heading to separate it from the text.

Authors are advised to follow uniform citation and referencing style throughout the  research paper/ scholarly article.

Following discipline specific reference styles are accepted:

APA/Chicago Style for Social Sciences, Home Science and Business Studies.

MLA Style for Humanities.

ACS/APS/IEEE for Science and Technology.