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Guidelines for Authors

  • Guidelines for Authors
IQ welcomes original articles. Articles should not exceed 5000 words. APA style of refrencing should be used.
The articles can be submitted in English, Hindi or Punjabi. The articles in English should be typed in MS Word format with Times New Roman font size 14 and 1.5 line space. Hindi article should be typed in KrutiDev 10 font. In Punjabi Drchatarik font should be used.Download Font Kruti Dev Ver.10 
Download Font DR Chatrik Web 
The articles will be published after the recommendations of the referees.Papers must be written solely by the candidate, in English, and may not have been submitted for publication elsewhere.Plagiarism is strictly prohibited and shall lead to immediate rejection.The decision regarding the status of publication can be known through email.As per the decision of the Editorial Board, No Publication charges shall be levied
All communication regarding acceptance or rejection shall be made through email Chiefeditoriq@gmail.com

Guidelines for Referees

You shall be sent the manuscript from Chiefeditoriq@gmail.com. The article shall generally relate to your area of specialization. However, you may send the refusal to review in case the article/research paper is not related to your expertise. Any manuscript found to have any details of authors should not be reviewed and returned back to the Chief Editor.
Due check should be made with regard to the refrences given by the author.Due weightage should be given to interdisciplinary relevance of the papers.The research article should be cohesive and engaging.The articles which are substandard and donot provide any major contribution to the literature on social issues should not be recommended for publication. Strict confidentiality of the contributor should be maintained. The decision should contain any of the following choices
a) Accepted b) Rejected c) May be accepted with modificationsEvery article shall be reviewed at least by two referees. The decision of the Chief Editor will be final in this regard.


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