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Submission Guidelines

International Journal of Research Excellence (IJREM) is a peer-reviewed, scholarly, bimonthly journal. The following are the aims and objectives of the journal.

Aims & Objectives:

  1. to provide a platform for researchers to share their knowledge.

  2. to provide academics an opportunity to disseminate their research which might stem from or out of their profound teaching experience.

  3. To provide corporates to disseminate their research which might stem from real time practices at their workplace.

  4. To provide a common platform for both academics and corporates to know and understand research needs mutually.

  5. To promote the new ideas which might arise from intellectual churning through academics and other industrial practices to help the society to grow and prosper.

Article processing:

Articles submitted by authors will be assigned with submission ID. Authors must use these IDs, whatsoever allotted upon submission, in all official correspondence. The ID will be valid forever and the same is regarded as article registration number in all future correspondence.

Review Method:

Manuscripts submitted by authors are reviewed twice first by the editor and which will be followed by peer review. The journal has well constituted team of editors and reviewers as in appropriate boards. For more details please visit http://sri-india.in.managewebsiteportal.com/editorial-board. The authors will be informed about the review feedback, once, the review is ready. The review feedback will be composed of the feedback, request for changes (if any) and resubmission details. Authors must conform to the guidelines prescribed through feedback correspondence.

Manuscript format:

Manuscripts should be submitted in either Word, Open Office, Libre Office, TeX and PDF format. The composition of manuscripts should be the following: title page, author details, abstract, keywords, body of paper, references and appendices (if any).

The size of the paper in any case should not be more than 5 pages (excluding references).

Title Page: This page should contain the full title of the paper and complete names, affiliations, addresses, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of all authors. The author whoever submits the article will be regarded as contact author.

Abstract: An abstract of not more than 150 words is required. It should contain not only a description of the subject but also, in the case of research papers, discuss about methods and conclusions.

Keywords: All papers must contain keywords. They should be provided in alphabetical order, these keywords should be immediately after abstract section.

Body of the paper (for research papers): The body of the paper is not a heading in itself, but might consist of certain sections like;  statement of the problem, objectives, research methodology (including research type, sampling procedures, statistical methods if any...), Analysis, discussion and etc.

Conclusion: The conclusion to the contributions should be precise with out much numerical crunching, should also point the gist and gamut of the authors effort in his/her research endeavour. The conclusion also could give a sense of realisation or achievement of objectives of the research.

Illustrations: Figures and tables should appear at the end after references (in the form of appendix), but must have proper description in related or appropriate sections in the body (analysis/discussion/summary or what so ever etc). The figures & tables must be named numerically (e.g., fig. 1, fig. 2, table-1, table-2 and etc.).  All illustrations much have information regarding source of data as description.

References: Please follow apa reference style for references, viz., book, journal, magazine, working papers, monographs, newsletters, websites, webinars and etc., (for additional help please refer to this). References should be numbered in the order they are mentioned in the text (which means, it need not be alphabetical), number references in squared brackets as shown below (for more details, please refer to model template): 

[1]  Bloom, D. E. (2011). Population dynamics in India and implications for economic growth. PGDA working paper no. 65.  Program on the global demography of aging. Retried from    http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/pgda/WorkingPapers/2011/PGDA_WP_65.pdf

[2]  Kareena, B. Manoj K. D. (2010). A comparative analysis of higher education system of India with other countries.  American Journal of Scientific Research. Issue(12). Pp. 137-152. ISSN 1450-223X.

[3] MHRD. Education. 11th five year plan. P. 22. Retrieved from  http://planningcommission.nic.in/plans/planrel/fiveyr/11th/11_v2/11th_vol2.pdf

[4] Geetha, R, P. (2008). Economic reforms and financing higher education in India. Retrieved from  http://www.ibbc.lt/economicreformshighereducation.pdf

[5]  Faith, D. (2008). India’s Higher Education Sector in the Twenty-First Century – A Growing Market, And The Need For Greater International Engagement. The 17th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA). Australia. P. 1

[6]  All Indian Survey on higher education. Pilot Report, MHRD. 2011. p. 1

[7]  Sanat, K. (2006). Higher education in India – seizing the opportunity. Working paper no. 179. ICRIER, New Delhi. P. 4-5.

[8] Knight, J. (2006). Higher education crossing boarders. UNESCO. Retrieved from http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001473/147363e.pdf

[9]  Ajitava, R. Prabhir, D. (2006). Assessing barriers to trade in education services in developing ESCAP countries: An empirical exercise. ARTNet Consultative Meeting. Macao.

[10]  Maria M. (2009). India – Education market. A presentation to University of Alberta. Canadian education centre network. Canada.

Proof: The authors will get proofs, after all amendments and correction (if applicable). The papers will be entertained once these suggested corrections are done. Author must conform to the review feedback. In no case the journal compromise reviewers feedback. 

Author Fees: The journal is published under self finance effort, it doesn't possess any research grants nor other revenue. The journal incurs certain expenditure for domain and hosting services. Hence, the authors are asked to pay certain minute contributions to publish the journal. There is no submission and processing fee. However, if the paper is accepted, after a thorough review process, authors are asked to pay contributions or donations. The details of contributions are as follows:

Author

Contribution/Donation

Indian

Rs. 1500

Foreign

USD 50

Please download model template from here. Mail your original manuscript in either word, OOO/LO, LaTeX or PDF format to submissions@sri-india.in or submissionsijrem@gmail.com.

Copyright Policy:

All content published through IJREM is open source and available through Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) . As per this license You are free to:

  • Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format

  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material

for any purpose, even commercially. The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

Please visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ for more information on license and visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode for legal code.