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Guidelines for Contributors

Guidelines for Author

The research work should be clear, readable, and concise. Manuscripts should be well structured with good English.

Sections of the research paper should appear in the following order: title page, abstract (including keywords), text, appendices, endnotes (including acknowledgments), references.


  • The recommended length of papers is 8000-10000 words, inclusive of tables, figures and references. However, above word limit is not applicable for outstanding research works.
  • Material may be formatted in Times New Roman, font size 12 and single spaced.
  • Kindly use the decimal system of headings with no more than three levels.
  • Maintain one-inch (2.5 cm) margins on all sides.
  • Equations, tables, and figures must be numbered consecutively. They should be referred to by number in the text before their appearance.
  • Each table and figure should be self-explanatory with notes or captions for clarity or to indicate the source, as necessary.
  • The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text.
  • Referencing and citations in the text should follow the referencing style used by the American Psychological Association (APA).

Title Page

The manuscript should be accompanied by a title page (first page) containing:

  • A short but informative title.
  • Full names of all authors with their affiliations and email address. Details of the authors’ names and affiliation should not appear elsewhere in the manuscript.
  • Please indicate the designated corresponding author with full address for correspondence.


Authors should provide a concise abstract of around 250 words. The abstract must contain objective, methods, results and findings and implication or relevance of the study.


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