Guidelines To Contributors

Submission of manuscript for Research Paper/Article

  • Authors should submit electronic version (Word document) of the manuscript to the editor via e-mail.
  • Accepted paper will be acknowledged and processed further, if the paper is rejected, the decision will be communicated to the corresponding but the manuscripts will not be returned.
  • Acceptance or rejection of the manuscript would be based on the decision of editorial team.
  • Author should ensure that the Research paper/Article sent for publication is not published anywhere else. If it happens so, the author will be entirely responsible for any legal action.
  • This is a peer reviewed journal. If need arise submitted paper/article may be send for revision and resubmission.

Criteria for Preparing a Research Paper/Article

  • The length of the Article/Research Paper should not exceed 3000 words (including footnotes, tables, charts and figure, references etc.).
  • Page number should appear in the centre at the bottom of each page, beginning with the title page.
  • The language of the manuscript must be simple and explicit.
  • Author's/Co-author's name or any other identification should not appear anywhere in the body of the manuscript to facilitate blind review.
  • We accept manuscript under the following categories:
    • Original Research Paper
    • Original Article
    • Review
    • Short communication
    • Perspectives (Innovative teaching methods, innovative practice approach, novel models, debates and view points)
    • Invited articles
    • Case reports
  • Manuscript should be typed in Times New Roman with 1.5 Line spacing.
    • Title : 14 font size and bold
    • Remaining total text including Authors, Designation, Name of the Institution, contact no. and e-mail id in Abstract and only Author name in full text Paper on right side below the title in Times New Roman in 12 font size only.

Original Research Papers/Articles

It should be arranged into the following sections:

  • Abstract and key words:
    • Title:
      Must be information specific, short and should not exceed 100 characters. Font size - 14 in Times New Roman.
    • Author:
      Under the title author the presentation mode should be as presented below [in times new roman font size 12].
    • It should not exceed 250-300 words excluding the title and the key words. The abstract must be concise, clear and informative rather than indicative. New and important aspects must be emphasized.

      The abstract must be in a structured form consisting of objectives, methods, results and conclusions briefly explaining what was intended, done, observed and concluded. Authors should state the main conclusions clearly and not in vague statements. The conclusions and recommendations not found in the text of the article should not be given in the abstract.

    • Key words:
      Provide 3-5 keywords which will help readers or indexing agencies in cross-indexing the study. The words found in title need not be given as keywords.
    • Refer Template-1.
  • Full Text:Maximum in 3000 words
    • Title:
      Must be information specific, short and should not exceed 100 characters. Font size - 14 in Times New Roman.
    • Introduction:
      Essentially this section must introduce the subject and briefly say how the idea of research originated. Give a concise background of the study. Do not review literature extensively but provide the most recent work that has a direct bearing on the subject. Justification for research aims and objectives must be clearly mentioned without any ambiguity.
      • Aims and Objectives of the Study
      • Hypotheses/Questions under study
      • Population and Sampling
      • Tools/Instruments of the Study
      • Research Design
      • Procedure of data Collection
      • Techniques of data Analysis
      • Results and Discussion of Results
      • Findings/Generalizations
      • Conclusions
      • References: Must be cited in APA or MLA style.
      • Author should mention Discipline, Subdiscipline and Subject of the paper/article in parantheses at the end of the references without fail. It is mendatory.
    • Refer Template-2.
  • General Instruction:
    • Tables, figures and graphs:
      Tables and figures should be in word format with high resolution.
    • Materials:
      It can include video clips in flash video file (.SWF) format and file size should be of maximum 30MB. If required can also include PPTs of maximum 10MB. Images should be in (JPG, PNG, GIF). All visual materials should be attached in separate folder with proper file names and numbers under images.
    • Results:
      Should be objectives related and those of tested hypothesis.