Before submitting the manuscript, every author needs to ensure all these mentioned below. This will also minimize chances of rejection..
➡The work should be an original and unpublished work.
➡Duly signed Certificate of Originality in prescribed format
➡CV(s) of all Authors
➡The manuscript of research paper should be in the following order:
- Abstract and Keywords
- Literature Review
- Methods and Results
- Summary or Conclusion
- Acknowledgements and References
Manuscript in MS-Word format in the following Manuscript length and formatting:
||Language/ Medium of the paper
|| Maximum word limit
(including research questions, methodology, conclusion and foot notes)
|Research Paper : 8000 words
Article : 6000 words
Book Review : 2500 words
|| Document format
|| Name of submitted file
||Title of the paper
|| Size of the paper
||2.54 cm (1 inch) on all sides
|| Font Style
|| Font Size
|| Line Spacing
|| Paragraph Spacing
||0-point and left-aligned
|| Formatting for the title of the paper
||20-point, bold, centre-aligned, and title case (capitalise each word)
|| Author Details
||Details of Authors should be mentioned only on the first/ title page of the paper in the following manner:
→ 11-point, Italic, Centre aligned
→ Just below the title
• Full name
→ In the footnotes
• Email Id (optional)
• Contact number (optional)
||11-point, bold, centre-aligned, title case
||→Level 1 subheading: 11-point, bold, left-aligned, title case
→Level 2 subheading: 11-point, bold italic, left-aligned, title case
→Level 3 subheading: 11-point, bold, indented, title case
→Level 4 subheading: 11-point, bold italic, indented, title case
|| Page Number
||Top right corner
|| Table Number
||The table number (e.g., Table 1) appears above the table title and body in bold font.
|| Name/title and number of table
||The table title appears one doublespaced line below the table number, in title case.
|| Figures/ Graphs/ Images
||The figure number (e.g., Figure 1) appears above the figure title and image in bold font.
|| Name and number of figures/ graphs/ images
||The figure title appears one doublespaced line below the figure number, in title case.
|| Source/Other Notes of table/ figures/graphs/images
||Three types of notes (general, specific, and probability) can appear below the figure to describe contents of the figure that cannot be understood from the figure title, image, and/or legend alone (e.g., definitions of abbreviations, copyright attribution, explanations of asterisks use to indicate p values). Include figure notes only as needed.
||Must be defined
||Must be defined
|| Referencing style
||APA 7th edition (see https://apastyle. apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/ references/examples )
||Acknowledge the source for any copy right matter that has been reused.