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Submission Guidelines

Title: Title of the paper should be bold typed and centered aligned.

Manuscript should include

  • Introduction
  • Relevance of the study
  • Objectives
  • Research methodology
  • Key findings of the study
  • Implication of the study
  • Key words (4-5)

Length of Manuscript: The manuscript should not exceed 5,000 words including Tables & Figures. Full Paper must include the Abstract not exceeding 250 words..

Font Style and Font Size: Use Times New Roman 12-point font, double spaced, 1-inch (2.5 cm) margin all around, and 8.5" × 11" page setting. References to be single spaced.

Tables and Figures: Place all tables & figures at the end with the indication at appropriate place in the main text. Tables, charts and graphs should not be colored and preferably compiled in excel sheet.

Quotations and Mathematical Notations: Quotations of four lines or more should be indented and typed in single space. Shorter quotations should be included in the body of the text. Mathematical notations should be clearly typed and all equations should be numbered.

References: References should be placed at the end of the manuscript, should be in APA (VI ed.) format. The in-text references should include the author's surname, and year of publication, for eg: 'Chapman (1983) has argued... Many questioned the equality of working Japanese women (Sano, 1983). Where an author has more than one publication in the same year, use alphabetical ordering to distinguish: '… for example, (Dabscheck, 1986b).

Submission of Paper: The paper must not contain any kind of author’s personal or affiliated information on any page apart from the title page uploaded separately.  At least one author of the paper must register and present the work in the conference.

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File Format: The file format should be PDF only

Review: Acceptance of paper submitted to the conference will be subject to blind review and decision of Conference Committee will be final. Acceptance of full paper for publication will be subject to plagiarism check and double blind review process. The decision of editorial committee will be final.

Publication: The selected conference papers will get an opportunity to be published in either ABDC Journal or Emerald/Sage/Scopus Special Journal Issue or in the Journal of 'Department of Commerce' or in the form of Conference Book.

Conference Awards: Few papers would be awarded on the basis of their academic rigor and exceptional theoretical/empirical output or leading to a novel formulation of theory.