Paper Format

The following information provides guidance in preparing Paper for any journal of IJTR.

Paper Format
Size: The Paper should be prepared in English language by using MS Word .Article can be up to 3000 words excluding references and abstract.

Use A4 Size Page (8.27” x 11.69”)

Leave margins of your article 1" (2.5 cm) at the top, bottom, left and right sides of each and every page. 1" is about 10 typed spaces. Exception is made for page numbers which are placed 1/2" (1.25 cm) from the top upper-right hand corner, flushed to the right margin.

Font Size & Style
10pt Times new roman, and typed in single space. Number all pages sequentially at footer (right).
The text of observational and experimental articles is usually (but not necessarily) divided into the following sections: Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion.

Title Page
Title – Title of the paper should be in bold face, Title case (font size 20), name of the authors in normal face, Title case (font size 11)

Addresses, and positions of all authors (normal face, title case font size 10) plus email address (normal face, lower case font size 10)for corresponding author, ensuring that all people listed as authors fulfill the criteria for authorship ( i.e responsibility to ensure that original contents are submitted)

Abstract should be in brief and structured. The abstract should tell the context, basic procedure, main findings and principal conclusions. It should emphasize new aspect of study or research. Avoid abbreviation, diagram and references in abstract. It should be single spaced and should not exceed more than 200 words.

Provide background, nature of the problem and its significance. The research objective is often more sharply focused when stated as a question. Both the main and secondary objectives should be clear. It should not include data or conclusions from the work being reported.

The Methods section should include only information that was available at the time. The method should include the technical information about protocol, algorithm, procedure and any apparatus to be used. Describe statistical methods with enough detail to enable a knowledgeable reader with access to the original data to verify the reported results and information obtained during the study includes in the Results section.

Results & Discussion
The result should be present in a logical sequence by using various tools like graph, tables, text, charts and illustrations. The data should not be repeated in table or any other tool if it is in text. Most important observation should be put first in sequence. All tables graph photos should be clean and of good resolution. When summarize result, it should also be in absolute number not only as derivative like (percentage, approximate etc).

In discussion emphasize should be given to new ideas and important aspect of study. The data which you have produce in method or result should not be repeated. In experimental study you can compare and contrast the result with other empirical study.


  • Calling references in the text should be handled with the use of last name, year of publication and page number.
  • The bibliography should include those reference cited in the text of the paper, boldface and “SIZE 12”. References should be listed on a separate page at the end of the paper. A line must be skipped between references.
  • Bibliography should be in APA Format. For example,
  • Bourgeois, L.J. and Eisenhardt, Kathleen M.(1988), Strategic Decision Process in High Velocity Environment: Four Cases in the Microcomputer Industry, Management Science, 34, pp.816-835.

Covering Letter for Submission The cover letter should include the following information :

  • The Title of the Paper
  • The Full Name of Author(s)
  • Designation
  • Affiliation
  • Mailing Address
  • Mobile & Landline Number(s)
  • E-mail Address(s)
  • An alternative e-mail address if you will be unavailable at the primary e-mail address for an extended period.
  • Each final full text paper(.doc, .pdf) along with corresponding signed copyright transfer form should be submitted by email

Note : Footnotes will NOT be used