Guidelines for Authors

A. Submission Guidelines:

  1. Email your research manuscript at research@skips.in
  2. Send the Copyright Form, duly signed in, send a scanned copy (to the email addresses mentioned above) back to us at the mentioned address for its consideration for review and further processing.
  3. Only original research work carried out in the field of management discipline will be considered for web/online publication.

B. Preparation of Manuscript:

  1. Typing Format: The Research Article should be neatly typed and submitted in MS-Word format only and not in pdf.
  2. Manuscript Design: Manuscript must be written in clear and concise english. Either British or American spelling is acceptable. It must be sent in Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx). General format of the research papers should be as follows in given style:
    1. Title page
    2. Abstract and key words
    3. Introduction
    4. Research Methodology
    5. Results
    6. Discussion
    7. Conclusion
    8. References (Make the citations or referencing should be according to the sixth edition of the American Psychological Association (APA, 6th edition) or MLA 7th edition)
  3. Keywords: The research paper should have at least 3 keywords relevant to the topic/subject area of the article.
  4. Abstract: The abstract should not be more than 300 words.
  5. Title: The Title of the Research Paper should be typed in Times New Roman, Font Size: 16 and Bold. The Sub-Titles should be of the same font but of the size 14 and bold. All the other text should have the font size 12 and Normal. Page A4 size, Margin Top, Right, Bottom and Left are 1.
  6. Use of Images: Images used, if any should be only jpeg, gif or png. You should own the copyright of the image that you submit along with research article. And they should be free from any third-party copyrights, and not taken from any websites without owning its necessary rights in written.
  7. Figures and tables: Figures and tables should be numbered and inserted directly into the text/article. The contributors can insert figures/images wherever applicable or they can simply put all the images and tables at the last (before references) but they should be numbered and in a proper format.
  8. Editing: Since this is a free to download, open-access journal for publishing your research articles, we hereby request you to do the necessary editing of the research document. Charts, Photographs, Microscopic images (If any) should be also added like wise and be edited as per their size ratio limits. At the time of submission, the manuscript should be free from any grammatical and scientific errors.

C. Plagiarism:

  1. If any plagiarism issues are found associated with your article/s, it will be immediately removed from the site and unpublished.
  2. This is an open access journal which is free to download & search for related articles, it is hereby requested to the authors to publish only the original content that can help the entire scientific community. It is highly recommended that every research paper should accompany with itself, the name/s, addresses, phone number/s, email id/s of corresponding author/s. It will help for better communication between the editor and the author/s.
  3. All the contributors must send the Copyright Form (dully filled in) to the address mentioned inside.

D. Publication Guidelines:

  1. Submission of the manuscript does not ensure that it will be published.
  2. You may be notified for any minor/major edits or changes in your article (if required). If your Research Manuscript/Article meets the standards and guidelines for the quality of publication in our journal, you will be notified via email for the same.
  3. You will be notified via email upon successful inclusion of your article for publication in our journal.
  4. Any communication regarding the submission of manuscript along with Copyright Form, should be forwarded to research@skips.in
  5. Authors are requested to send mail if they need E- certificate of Publication.
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