Instructions to Authors

  • Manuscripts should not exceed 20 pages and must conform to the style of the publication manual of the American psychological Association (APA 6th edition)
  • An Abstract of 200 to 250 words should be submitted with the manuscript
  • The name (s), affiliation (s) and phone, fax email address, permanent and postal address and a brief biography of the author (s) should appear on cover page.
  • The authors are requested to check the article thoroughly, its spellings, grammar and illustration etc.
  • Incomplete article will not be entertained.
  • The research papers are accepted for publications on the understanding that they have not been published earlier.
  • Research paper should be an original piece, including methodology, contents, data analysis and interpretation.
  • Authors should be clearly specified as main/corresponding author, co-author and supporting author.
  • Manuscripts will be reviewed by at least three consulting editors.

Formatting:

1-Margins: one inch on all sides expects left side with 1.5 inch.

2-Front size and Types: 12-pt Time New Roman.

3-Line spacing: Double space throughout the paper, including the title page, abstract, body of the document, references, appendixes, footnotes and tables.

4-Spacing after punctuations: space once after commas, colon and semicolons within sentences. Insert two spaces after full stop.

5-Paragraph: indentation 5-7 spaces

6- Pagination: The page numbers appears one inch from the right edge of the paper on the first line of every page.

7-Alignment: Flush left

8- Running head: The running head is the short title that appears at the top of the page or published article.

9- Referencing: Sources cited appear in parentheses after each reference giving author’s name, year of publication, and page number in the case of direct quotes. List all sources alphabetically at the End of the manuscript under the heading references using APA style.

10- Footnotes are not allowed, and the use of endnotes is discouraged.

11- Notes: Citation in notes follows the same format.

11- Graphics: Mathematical symbols should be clearly marked. Numbers the tables and figure with Arabic numerals, Prepare tables using tabs without vertical lines; provide figures, charts, and diagrams in camera-ready form.

The soft copy of the article complete in all respect and all correspondence regarding contribution to the journal and other information should be email:

[email protected]

Section of Research Article:

Research articles should present innovative research that clearly addresses selected hypothesis. A research article should be divided into the following sections;

  • Title page
  • Introduction
  • Literature review
  • Methodology
  • Results and discussion
  • Conclusions
  • Acknowledgement
  • References

 

References

The contributors are advised to follow the publication manual APA 6th edition for referencing. The accuracy and completeness of all the references are the responsibility of the author. A reference list should contain only those references that are cited in the text.

Tables, Figures and illustrations

The purpose of tables and figures is to present data to the reader in a clear and unambiguous manner. The author   should not describe the data in the text. Tables should each be typed on a separate sheet and attached at the end of the manuscript.

Originality of Manuscript

Manuscripts are accepted for consideration with the understanding that they are original material and are not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Review process:

After a preliminary editorial review, article will be sent to references that have expertise in the subject of the article. Author will be informed about comments of the referees to revise the article accordingly if required.

Plagiarism policy:

As per HEC policy, plagiarism will not be accepted in any journal. With the submission author is requested to declare the originality of his/her work.

Conflict of interest

Authors’ reviewers or editorial board have to disclose every situation which could potentially affect the impartial review and publication procedure.

 Open access policy

It is an unrestricted online model that allows the distribution of research papers through the internet to everyone in the global community with no price restrain.