Paper Submission Guidelines

The abstracts and full papers are to be mailed to icbf2017@ibsindia.org

  • The abstracts shall not be more than 1000 words.
  • The length of Conceptual Papers/Empirical Papers/ Theoretical papers shall be in the range of 3000 to 5000 words. The length of case studies/practical papers shall be in the range of 1500 to 2000words.
  • The papers shall be typed on A4 size paper in Times New Roman (TNR), 12 point in MS-Word, with line spacing of 1.5 and margins of 1 inch (2.5cm) from all sides.
  • The Title/ Cover Page shall contain the details of Title, Author(s), Affiliation(s), Contact Details (e-mail ID & phone No.).
  • Any information conveying identification of the author(s) (including name, affiliation, and acknowledgments) must be removed from the manuscript. Referencing should be done in APA Style.
  • All manuscripts must be formatted according to the APA 6th Edition style guide available at: http://www.apastyle.org/manual/
  • Authors may choose to send the full paper in advance for review or abstract in advance for review and the full paper on acceptance of the abstract.
  • Once the author gets the email acceptance for the abstracts submitted, the full paper shall be submitted well before the due date for registration.
  • Authors shall pay the registration fee only after their full paper has been accepted by us.
  • Authors are advised to submit a certificate along with the full paper that the work is original and that it has not been published anywhere, or has not been submitted for publication.