Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

Manuscript Submission

Swarrnimkalp has an online system for the submission of manuscripts. Please read the Manuscript Submission guidelines below, and then simply visit the journal’s site to submit your article online. All papers should be submitted email provided on the website.
Swarrnimkalp considers all manuscripts on the strict condition that they have been submitted only to Swarrnimkalp, that they have not been published already (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), nor are they under consideration for publication or in press elsewhere. To expedite the review process, all manuscripts submitted to Swarrnimkalp must be prepared according to the following format.


Papers are accepted in English language only.

Paper Format

Papers need to be submitted in .doc or .docx format only.

Word Length

Articles should be between 3,000 and 8,000 words (Including reference). Reference should not be more than 15% of the total length of the article.

Cover Page

This contains the title of the manuscript (50 words maximum), all author names and their corresponding affiliations as well as complete mailing address, telephone and fax number, and E-mail. The designated corresponding author must be identified by an asterisk.

Title Page

The second page consists of the manuscript title, abstract (maximum of 250 words that reflects an abbreviated representation of the content of the manuscript including purpose, method, main results, conclusions, and/or recommendations), and up to seven key words for indexing purposes. To facilitate the double-blind review process no material that identifies the author(s) should be placed on this page.


For full length papers, text should consist of an Introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion Conclusions, acknowledgements and references. Text citations should adhere to the following examples: (Bram, 1994) or (Aronsson, 2001, 2002; Labonte & Laverack, 2005; Kwan, et al., 2003) or (Limbert, 2004, p.7) (for quoted material). Abbreviations should be fully spelled out in parentheses the first time that they are used in the text.


Only works actually cited in the text should be included in the references as per following examples. References list should be alphabetized in the last names of the first author of each research paper.