Author Guidelines

Abstract

The abstract should be no more than 250 words and must be accompanied with five (5) keywords at most.

Format for Manuscript

The whole paper including the abstract must not exceed 10 pages, prepared in 1.5 spacing, font size 12 pt in Times New Romans (only Tables are allowed with single spacing).
Margins should be 1 inch or 2.5 cm all around on A4 size pages. Do not include line numbers, headers, or footers. Insert page numbering for all pages.

Order the sections of your manuscript in the following order of arrangement:

  1. Title
  2. Abstract (including Keywords)
  3. Introduction
  4. Review of Literature  / Related Works
  5. Materials and Methods (as applicable)
  6. Results
  7. Discussion of Result
  8. Conclusion & Recommendation,
  9. Acknowledgments (where applicable)
  10. References

Tables & Figures

Tables should be titled as Table #, with a description of the table content, written on top of the table, while every figure must carry a title written below the figure as Figure # with a appropriate description of the figure.

References

References should be listed in alphabetical order of authors’ names, with all authors’ names listed (et al. is not acceptable under references). Preferably, References should follow APA version 6 format.

Article Title and Authors’ Names

The Title of the article must be in upper case. The Authors’ names (Surname first, then the initials) should follow the Title of the paper. Next line should be the addresses of the authors and finally their e-mails. Names of authors should not carry a title prefix such as Prof, Dr, Ph.D., etc. Where authors are more than one, list authors’ names with superscripted numbers to indicate affiliations/ addresses of the authors. An asterisk should be used next to the corresponding author’s superscripted number.

Headings

Main headings such as Introduction, Methodology, Results, Conclusion, and References should be in all caps, left aligned and bold.
Second-level headings should be also be left aligned and bold in title case (each word capitalized), third-level headings are bold in sentence case (only the first word is capitalized) with a period at the end, run in to the paragraph indented, and fourth level headings are the same as third-level headings except they are italic instead of bold. Text immediately following a Heading 1 or a Heading 2 should not be indented.