Submission Guidelines

  1. The Manuscripts should be in MS-Word format. Manuscripts must be double spaced in “Times New Roman, Font Size 12, black” with 1 inch margins each side.
  2. In the first page of the paper (cover page), please provide full names (first, middle and last names) and full addresses (institute's address along with designation and correspondence address) along with email address of the author(s).
  3. The actual paper should commence from the second page containing the title followed by the abstract, keywords, main paper and references.
  4. The Manuscripts should not be more than 8000 words.
  5. The abstract, followed by relevant keywords should not be more than 300 words and should adequately describe the work and highlight its significance. The abstract should only include text. Avoid the use of abbreviations and references in the abstract.
  6. Tables should be numbered consecutively. The title of the table should be placed above the table. The source should be indicated at the bottom. Please provide table(s) as real table(s) with rows, columns and cells. Each piece of information should reside in its own cell.
  7. Figures should be numbered consecutively. Wherever necessary, the source should be indicated at the bottom. The figures should also be given relevant titles.
  8. All tables, charts, graphs, diagrams should be black and not in color. The images should be of high resolution and in black and white only. Number and complexity of such exhibits should be as low as possible.
  9. The primary heading should be in capitalized form (Uppercase), and boldface. The sub-headings should be in title- case capitalization (first letter of each word in capital) and in bold.
  10. References should be included at the end of the paper. All the references should be cited in the body of the text. References and citations should be complete in all respects and arranged in alphabetical order. We request authors to follow the APA Style developed by the American Psychological Association.
  • Book: Single author
    In-Text Citation: (Pegrum, 2009)
    Reference List: Pegrum, M. (2009). From blogs to bombs: The future of electronic technologies in education. Crawley, W.A: UWA Publishing.
  • Book: Two authors
    In-Text Citation: (Page &Stritzke, 2015) But when outside parenthesis: Page and Stritzke (2015) suggested that ...
    Reference List: Page, A. C., &Stritzke, W. G. K. (2015). Clinical psychology for trainees: Foundations of science-informed practice (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Book: Chapter [ie. article] in edited book
    In-Text Citation: (Groundwater-Smith, 2007)
    Reference List: Groundwater-Smith, S. (2007). As rain is to fields, so good teachers are to students. In S. Knipe (Ed.), Middle years schooling: Reframing adolescence (pp. 151-170). Frenchs Forest, N.S.W: Pearson Education Australia.
  • Journal Article in Print (Two Authors)
    In-Text Citation: (Alex &Raveendran, 2011)
    Reference List Alex, J., &Raveendran, P.T. (2011). Does credit card usage enhance defaults among compulsive buyers? Indian Journal of Marketing, 41 (6), 3-12.
  • Journal Article in Print: (3 or more Authors)
    In-Text Citation: (Sohrabi et al., 2011)
    Reference List: Sohrabi, H. R., Weinborn, M., Badcock, J., Bates, K. A., Clarnette, R., Trivedi, D. Martins, R. N. (2011). New lexicon and criteria for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. Lancet Neurology, 10(4), 299-30
  • Journal article online
    In-Text Citation: (Gagné et al., 2015)
    Reference List: Gagné, M., Forest, J., Vansteenkiste, M., Crevier-Braud, L., van den Broeck, A., Aspeli, A. K., Westbye, C. (2015). The Multidimensional Work Motivation Scale: Validation evidence in seven languages and nine countries. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 24(2), 178-196.