Author Guidelines

Guidelines for Submission of Manuscripts

Title page

A title page is to be provided and should include the title of the article, author’s name (no degrees), author’s affiliation. The affiliation should comprise the department, institution (usually university or college), city and state (or nation) and should be typed as footnote to the author’s name, referred by superscript lower case letters. For office purposes, the title page should include the complete mailing address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address of the one author designated to review proofs.


Abstract should be informative and limited to 200 words, which convey the main points of the paper, methods, sample, outline the results, findings, conclusions and explain the significance of the results.


The manuscript should be in the order given below and should not exceed 3000 words in Times New Roman 12 font sized with double spaced

  • Introduction
  • Review of related Literature
  • Objectives
  • Hypotheses
  • Methodology
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Analysis and Interpretation of data
  • Results and Discussion


Tables should be kept to a minimum and be designed to be as simple as possible. Tables are to be typed double-spaced throughout, including heading and footnotes. Each table should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and supplied with heading and a legend. Tables should be self-explanatory without reference to the text. The same data should be presented in both table and graph form or repeated in the text.


References should be listed at the end of the paper in alphabetical order as APA format. Authors are fully responsible for the accuracy of the references.


  1. Manuscripts should be submitted in duplicate. It must be typed on one side only, double-spread, with sufficient margins on all sides to facilitate editing and styling.
  2. Charts, tables, etc., and photographs should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals. A short title should be provided at the bottom of each page. Photographs must be of good quality. Original charts, tables, etc., will be required for printing.
  3. Foot notes or End notes may be used. But it is advisable to use parenthetical documentation as recommended by Science Citation Index (SCI) for Research papers. Notes should be worked into the text if they help clarity. References or works cited should be given at the end of the text and consolidated into a final alphabetized section.
  4. All articles are, as a rule, referred to experts for peer review in the subjects concerned. Those recommended by the referees alone will be published in the Journal after appropriate editing.
  5. A declaration stating that the article has not been submitted elsewhere should accompany the manuscript.

Submission of an article does not guarantee publication