The paper should be composed using MS Word 6.0 and above. An Abstract of about 100 words should be included to describe the main argument and the conclusions of the paper. The Abstract cannot contain endnote references.
The first sheet should carry details of the author's biodata (a brief resume of about 50 words), institutional affiliation, and the mailing address.
A signed declaration of originality and conformance to research ethics by the scholar should accompany the paper; also, that the paper has not been sent to any other journal for publication. The ongoing PhD scholar must submit a signed declaration from research guide also on the abovementioned aspect.
All diagrams, charts and graphs should be referred to as Figures and consecutively numbered (Fig.1, Fig.2, and so on). Tables should carry only essential data and should complement the text. They should carry the source at the bottom. Each table must be referenced in the text.
If actual statements or phrases are taken from another paper, the name of the author should be mentioned in the text and the chosen material should be placed within quotation marks with an appropriate reference. Author's acknowledgement(s) may be included at the end of the paper and before References/Endnotes begin.
Write dates by beginning with the month, followed by the date and the year (e.g.: September 11, 2001).
In the text, write numbers in words till the number nine and then in numerals (e.g.: two, four, nine; then 10, 11, 12 and so on).
Names of books, journals, newspapers and foreign terms in the body of the text should appear in italics.
References/Endnotes should be sequentially numbered.
The authors are responsible for accuracy of the references.