Guidelines for Reviewers

Prithvi Journal of Research and Innovation (PJRI) is a peer-reviewed, open access multidisciplinary bilingual journal of original research reports and aims to publish research articles on topics related to areas and subjects, but not limited to humanities, social sciences, management, education, law and sciences. Published annually, the journal appears both in print and online. Authors submitting articles for publication must follow the guidelines below:

  1. Manuscripts written both in English and Nepali will be considered for publication. They must be prepared in a single Microsoft Word file including charts, figures, tables, graphics, or any other materials relevant to the topics.
  2. A manuscript must have a minimum of 3,000 words, but should not exceed 7000 words in A4 size paper, and Times New Roman 12-point font size for manuscripts in English and Preeti 14-point font size for manuscripts in Nepali. The paragraphs must only be left justified throughout with a paragraph space.
  3. Manuscripts submitted to the Centre for Research and Innovation (CRI) must be the original work of the author/s, must not be submitted anywhere for publication, and not published partially or in full in any other journals.
  4. Author/s must maintain consistency in style throughout the manuscript. All manuscripts must contain at least 10 different citations and must follow layout formats of APA style latest version.
  5. 5. All manuscripts must include the following components in order to achieve consistency in style that make the writing easier for readers:
    • Title
    • Author/s’ biography in brief (name, designation, affiliation, address, email ID)
    • Abstract (within 150 to 250 words)
    • Keywords (not more than 5 words or phrases)
    • Main Headings (include introduction, body with several headings or sub-headings, and conclusion; include recommendations if any)
    • Acknowledgements (if any)
    • References
    • Appendices (if any)
  6. All manuscripts will be assessed by two blind reviewers to determine whether they meet the requirements of the journal.
  7. All authors should take all ethical responsibility for their published manuscripts. If submitted manuscripts have used false data or are found plagiarized from others’ work, they will be rejected without review and returned to the respective author/s.
  8. All manuscripts must be from original research reports duly collaborated with the CRI of Prithvi Narayan Campus, Pokhara and will be evaluated and selected as per the reports obtained from the blind reviewers. For any dispute regarding the selection of the manuscript for publication, the decision of the editorial board will be final.

Please download the peer review form here: Peer Review Form

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