Guidelines for Reviewers

Articles for each issue must be of high quality, research-based and fall within the scope of the journal set by the editorial board. Authors submitting their articles to the journal must follow the guidelines below:

  1. The journal has a policy of rigorous reviews of the submitted manuscripts, including initial screening, peer reviews, copyediting and proofreading.
  2. The manuscript must be contributions based on the original research, not published or submitted elsewhere for publication. The authors must write a statement while submitting the manuscript, stating that the submitted manuscript complies with this policy.
  3. The article must be between 3000 to 7000 words.
  4. The articles must be written in English and cover the following components:
    • Title Page: The title must be brief, clear, concise, critical and informative. The author’s name and affiliation should appear below the title of the article.
    • Abstract: The body of article must be preceded by an abstract with the maximum length of 150 to 250 words for full-length article.
    • Keywords: There should be about 4 to 6 words or phrases as keywords.
    • Text: The main body of the article must include introduction, main body with several headings, and conclusion. The sub-headings must be concise and clear.
    • Works Cited: The list of references should be in an alphabetical order.
  5. The article must follow the latest version of MLA format [latest version, 8th edition] that includes in-text citations and the list of references.
  6. If any manuscript found to be plagiarized during the review process, the manuscript will be rejected outright and the author of the manuscript will be held responsible for plagiarism and its consequences.

Please download the peer review form here: Peer Review Form

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