INSTRUCTION FOR CONTRIBUTORS

  • Journal of Inclusive Finance and Social Policy adheres to a rigorous peer-reviewing policy and follows a strict anti-plagiarism policy.
  • All the papers submitted will go through the Editorial Team’s preliminary examination and those shortlisted will be sent to the subject expert of the concerned area for Blind Review.
  • The manuscript should be submitted in two separate files i.e. title page and main body file.
  • The title page should contain the details of the author(s) i.e. name, affiliation, email address and contact number. No information about the author(s) should be provided in the main body manuscript.
  • The Corresponding Author details should be mentioned on the title page for further communication.
  • The Manuscript should be in Times New Roman font typed in 1.5 space with 12-point font size.
  • The main body files must be presented in the following order (for empirical research and case studies)
    • Title
    • Abstract with five keywords
    • Introduction
    • Background / Literature Review
    • Research Methodology
    • Findings/Analysis 
    • Discussion on implication for theory
    • Conclusion (including practical recommendations and & Future Research Direction)
    • References
    • Appendix
  • The abstract should be in 150-200 words mentioning the purpose, methodology, findings, originality and implications of the study.
  • Main Body should adhere to the following word limit:
    • Full research article (theoretical or empirical): 6000-8000 words.
    • Case Study: 4000-6000 words.
    • Interview: 2000-4000 words.
    • Book Review: 800-1200 words.
    • Opinion Article: 2000-3000 words.
  • References should be arranged in  APA (6th) format, arranged alphabetically.
  • All the Tables and Figures should be numbered along with suitable captions and indicating the source from which they have been taken. Authors are required to confirm that they have taken the necessary copyright permissions where applicable.
  • Footnotes, Italics and quotation marks should be kept to a minimum. Citations of respondents in qualitative research should be indented and in inverted commas or “italics”.
  • Upon acceptance of an article, the author(s) will be asked to complete the copyright form.
  • Author(s) will receive a complimentary copy of the issue in which his/her article is published.
  • The decision of the editorial board regarding the publication in the journal would be final.
  • Submit your article to the journal at editor@jifsp.com, sahulatjournal@gmail.com