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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.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration. Please be reminded that GIAP Journals follow Zero Plagiarism policy. Maximum permitted similarity index is 10%.
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format. Not in PDF.
  • Abstract is written within 300 words with following subheadings: Purpose of the study, Methodology, Main findings, Limitations, Social Implications, Originality/Novelty of the study.
  • Minimum 5 quality keywords separated by (;) are given. 2 or 3 keywords are present in the title of the article as well.
  • Main text body is in font size 10. It contain, Introduction, Literature survey, Hypothesis, Methodology, Limitations, Findings, Result and Discussion, Conclusion, and Future Scope of the work.
  • All tables and images are correctly numbered, and kept at the proper place inside the article or after the reference list. Tables and images carry proper caption (in bold) and quoted/cited/referred within the main text.
  • Intext references are provided in article. For each intext reference, detailed reference is given in the end list of references. Similarly all references of the end list are given as intext reference inside the main text. Intext and end reference list is constructed in APA 6th edition style.

Editor will select your article if:

  • The manuscript is original, unpublished, plagiarism free [acceptable Similarity Index is maximum 10%] {Tested by iThenticate Turnitin}
  • It highlights a major issue related to journal's scope, theme, and subthemes.
  • The research issue discussed in the article are useful to the readers, and researchers.
  • The research is used to develop a new framework or theory or advancing an existing one.
  • The study stimulates new, relevant questions in the mind of readers.
  • The methods employed in the study to explore the issue are appropriate (for example, data collection and analysis of data).
  • The methods used are applied rigorously and explain why and how the data support the conclusions.
  • Connections to prior work in the field or from other areas are made and serve to make the article's arguments clear. Minimum ten references of books, journals should be used.
  • The article tells a good story, saying it is well written and user-friendly, the arguments are logical and not internally contradictory.

Manuscript Preparation Guidelines


Authors are advised to visit Author Support Portal to learn about templates,  author support, to raise a support ticket, payments etc. 

Referencing: For each intext reference, detailed reference should be given in the end list of references. Similarly all references of the end list should be given as intext reference inside the main text.

APA Style: Intext and end reference list should be constructed in APA 6th edition style. Few most commonly used reference sources styles are given below. Visit here for detailed information on how to cite in APA style.

APA Style Examples

1. Online Journal with no DOI: Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Online Periodical, volume number(issue number if available). Retrieved from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

Example: Bernstein, M. (2002). 10 tips on writing the living Web. A List Apart: For People Who Make Websites, 149. Retrieved from http://www.alistapart.com/articles/writeliving

2. Online Journal with DOI: Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number, page range. https://doi.org/10.0000/0000

Example: Wooldridge, M.B., & Shapka, J. (2012). Playing with technology: Mother-toddler interaction scores lower during play with electronic toys. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 33(5), 211-218. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2012.05.005

3. Newspaper Article: Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper. Retrieved from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

Example: Parker-Pope, T. (2008, May 6). Psychiatry handbook linked to drug industry. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/05/06/psychiatry-handbook-linked-to-drug-industry/?_r=0

4. Books: Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher. (visit here for more information on how to cite a book.)

Example: Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991). APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

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