Idea Proposal Guidelines

Idea Proposal

Registration & Submission:

Step 1. Download the proposal template by clicking on Idea Proposal Template

Step 2. Enter all the details as per the template

Step 3. Click on “Submit your Idea”

Step 4. Fill in the details and upload the proposal


Guidelines:

  1. The idea proposal must discuss scientific problem that you are attempting to solve. It must be supported by references

  2. The idea proposal should furnish your idea to solve the above-mentioned problem

  3. The idea should be implementable. You will have to submit the solution or prototype or design or proof of concept in the next step

  4. The idea proposal should be in PDF format and should not exceed 10 pages (max file size : 100 MB).


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

  • Title Page

  • Scientific problem

  • Outline of proposed idea

  • Possible outcome

  • Additional details

  • References

Page Setup:

  • Size- A4

  • Margins- All sides should be 1"

  • Orientation- Portrait

  • Single Column

Font Setting:

  • Font- Times New Roman

  • Font Size

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

Paragraphs- 12 pt

Tables- 10 pt

Line Spacing- 1.5

Manuscript:

  • Title Page

The first page should include

Title

Category (Student or Researcher)

Authors and Affiliation

Mentors and affiliation

Contact Details of the Corresponding Author: Email, Phone

  • Scientific problem that you are trying to solve

Describe the background of the study and importance of the work with suitable recent references

  • Outline of the idea

Explain how your research idea will solve the above-mentioned problem

  • Possible outcome

Mention the expected outcome of the proposed idea

  • References

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