Proposal Submission

Guidelines for a detailed proposal

  1. The detailed proposal must discuss the working model/prototype.

  2. The detailed proposal must address the comments on your abstracts from the reviewers (if any).

  3. A scanned copy of the covering letter should be sent along with a detailed proposal.

  4. The detailed proposal should not exceed 25 pages.

Detailed proposal should be compiled in the following order and each heading should start from a fresh page

  1. Title Page

  2. Abstract, Keywords

  3. Introduction

  4. Material and Methods

  5. Results & Discussion

  6. Conclusion

  7. References

Page Setup

  1. Size- A4

  2. Margins- All sides should be 1"

  3. Orientation- Portrait

  4. Single Column

Font Setting

  1. Font- Times New Roman

  2. Font Size

    1. Headings- 14 pt (in Capital Letters) Title and Heading (Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Reference)

    2. Paragraphs- 12 pt

    3. Tables- 10 pt

  3. Line Spacing- 1.5

Manuscript

  1. Title Page
    The first page should include

    1. Title

    2. Authors and Affiliation

    3. Contact Details of the Corresponding Author: Email, Phone

  2. Abstract Page
    The second page should include

    1. Heading Abstract

    2. The abstract should describe the purpose of the study, how the research was performed including highlights of models/theorems, the most important results and conclusions that were drawn from the results, respectively. Word limit is 2000 words.

    3. Additionally, a suitable graphical abstract can be given

    4. Heading Keywords

    5. Minimum 3 keywords and a maximum of 5 keywords should be provided

    6. All the above 2.a to 2.e should fit on one page

  3. Introduction
    Clearly, describe the background of the study and importance of the work with suitable recent references

  4. Material and Methods
    In this section, explain the models/methods/experimental procedures used

  5. Results and Discussion
    A detailed write-up of the proposal has to be presented here with the required tables and figures. In this section, only required and relevant data tables and figures should be included. If the data is too large, the first few can be showed in the manuscript and rest can be submitted in a separate file named "Supporting Information".

  6. Conclusion
    The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusion section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Results and Discussion section

  7. References
    Follow any one standard referencing style (IEEE, APA, MLA, etc.,)