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Author Guidelines

Please go through this must read instructions and guidelines for publication in Journal for Studies in Management and Planning (JSMaP)
  1. The article must contain the tentative order of content i.e.
1.1. Title of the Paper,
1.2. Authors Name (First Name + Second Name + Last Name; 2nd Author’s Name; 3rd Author’s Name; etc. )
1.3. Affiliation of authors (Mentioning of Email IDs of all authors is compulsory)
1.4. Abstract (100-300 words)
1.5. Keywords, 5 to 10 (Keywords or Key Phrases)
1.6. Introduction
1.7. Methodology and Techniques Used
1.8. Case Study
1.9. Results and Discussion
1.10. Conclusions and Recommendations
1.11. Acknowledge of Source of Funding if any for the Research work.
1.12. List of References (Minimum 5 and Maximum 100)
1.13. File Name (Title of Paper by Authors name upto three otherwise, 1st author’s name et. al.)
e.g. A Postcolonial Study of V.S. Naipaul’s Half a Life by Mahender Singh
1.14. Please follow the Referencing Style of IJR
  1. We accept two forms of papers namely research paper and review article.
  2. The authors should follow the Manuscript Submission Guidelines given on Journal Site.
  3. Please follow the instructions of the Content Organization available on the IJR site.
  4. Authors are supposed to read the following content from our IJR site
5.1. Read carefully the Notes to Authors
5.4. We are dead against plagiarism. Please follow the instructions and read IJR Policy of Plagiarism. Many authors have been banned from future submission due to detection of substantial plagiarism in their articles.
  1. Send your article for review to
Do your research before writing and values others research work though due referencing and maintain the standard and reputation of the Journal for Studies in Management and Planning (JSMaP).


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

Copyright Notice

All authors who submit their paper for publication will abide by following provisions of the copyright transfer:

    1. The copyright of the paper rests with the authors. And they are transferring the copyright to publish the article and used the article for indexing and storing for public use with due reference to published matter in the name of concerned authors.
    2. The authors reserve all proprietary rights such as patent rights and the right to use all or part of the article in future works of their own such as lectures, press releases, and reviews of textbooks.
    3. In the case of republication of the whole, part, or parts thereof, in periodicals or reprint publications by a third party, written permission must be obtained from the Editor-in-Chief IJR.
    4. The authors declare that the material being presented by them in this paper is their original work, and does not contain or include material taken from other copyrighted sources. Wherever such material has been included, it has been clearly indented or/and identified by quotation marks and due and proper acknowledgements given by citing the source at appropriate places.
    5. The paper, the final version of which they submit, is not substantially the same as any that they had already published elsewhere.
    6. They declare that they have not sent the paper or any paper substantially the same as the submitted one, for publication anywhere else.
    7. Furthermore, the author may only post his/her version provided acknowledgement is given to the original source of publication in this journal and a link is inserted wherever published.
    8. The published articles will be available for use by scholars and researchers under a Creative Commons License.

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