Author Guidelines

Language: Papers are accepted in English/Hindi/Marathi/Sanskrit or as per the nature of the Journal submission

Page Format: The manuscripts should be prepared as Microsoft-word documents in Times New Roman (font size 12) on A4 size leaving the margins of 1 inch on all four sides in single column. The line spacing should be single-spaced including references and tables. Tables and Figures should be in their respective position in manuscript with title of Table/Legends of Figure. Articles should be within 3000 Words only.

The manuscript should be in single word file, which contains the title page following full manuscript. The title page contains title of the manuscript, all author names and their corresponding affiliations as well as complete mailing address, telephone and E-mail. The designated corresponding author must be submitted ORCID ID , Research Gate ID Number and Postal Address.

Manuscript Preparation Guidelines

Articles submitted to Multidisciplinary Scholarly Research Association, India & Aarhat Publication and Aarhat Journals, India should conform to the guidelines indicated below. Before you submit, please study the author checklist provided at the end of this document. Following is the chronological order of topics to be included in the article:

  • Article Title
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • Introduction
  • Concept headings (include statistical methodology, if any)
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgements (If any)
  • References

The Review, Short Communications, Essay, Book reviews should follow the standard method as requirement.

Article Title

The title should be concise and specific to the topic of the article, avoid using abbreviations in the title. Titles should be presented in title case, meaning that all words except for prepositions, articles, and conjunctions should be capitalized.

Ex. Rejuvenation of Online Research Interactive Fora during COVID-19

Author Names & Affiliations

Provide first names or initials (if used), middle names or initials (if used), and surnames for all authors. Affiliation details should include—department, university or organization, city, state and country for all authors. One of the authors should be designated as the corresponding author with asterisk (*) against his/her name. Only the corresponding author’s email address should be provided in the article. It is the corresponding author’s responsibility to ensure that the author list and the summary of the author contributions to the study are accurate and complete.


It should not exceed 200 words in a single paragraph and not required sub-headings and should be a brief summary of the work carried out including the objectives of the study, the techniques used and what was accomplished in a concise manner.


It should contain up to 6-10 key terms related to the work separated by commas.

Introduction: It should represent the background significance, brief survey of the previous works, purpose, scope and novelty of the research work and should not have subheadings.

Experimental Section/Material and Methods: Sufficient information in detail regarding the materials and the methods used to carry out the research works (analytical, statistical and experimental procedures) should be mentioned to enable the others to repeat the authors work. Source of chemicals and drugs, animals used, ethical committee permission should be mentioned.

Results and Discussion:

 It should contain summary of the research, results, interpretations, speculations and assessment of future research or prospects.

Conclusion: It should include outcome of the work, important findings and your view(s).

Acknowledgements (if any): It should have the brief information regarding any Minor/Major Research Grant or Associating or Institutional Project support or the assistance of colleagues or institutions.

References, Footnotes and Endnotes: In the text, a reference identified by means of an author‘s name should be followed by the date of the reference in parentheses. When there are more than two authors, only the first author‘s name should be mentioned, followed by ’et al‘(e.g., Single

Author (Aman S, 2018), Multiple (Aman S et al . 2018)). In the event that an author cited has had two or more works published during the same year, the reference, both in the text and in the reference list, should be identified by a lower case letter like ’a‘ and ’b‘ after the date to distinguish the works. Footnotes and Endnotes should be properly numbered to ensure uniformity and should be listed after the references.

For examples

Articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers

References to periodical articles must include the following elements: author(s), date of publication, article title, journal title, volume number, issue number (if applicable), and page numbers.

Online Article with DOI

Reed, M. J., Kennett, D. J., Lewis, T., Lund-Lucas, E., Stallberg, C., & Newbold, I. L. (2009). The relative effects of university success courses and individualized interventions for students with learning disabilities. Higher Education Research & Development, 28(4), 385–400.

Online Article without DOI/Print Article

Husain, A. N., Colby, T. V., Ordóñez, N. G., Krausz, T., Borczuk, A., Cagle, P. T, Chirieac, L. R., Churg, A., Galeateau-Salle, F., Gibbs, A. R., Gown, A. M., Hammar, S. P., Lizky, A. A., Roggli, V. L., Travis, W. D., & Wick, M. R. (2009). Guidelines for pathologic diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 133(8), 1317–1331.

(Husain et al., 2009)

Print & Database Articles

Clark, A. (2009, August 9). Apartment glut good for students, bad for owners. The Gainesville Sun, 1A, 9A.

(Clark, 2009)

Magazine Articles

Erim, K. T. (1967, August). Ancient Aphrodisias and its marble treasures. National Geographic, 132(2), 280–294.

(Erim, 1967)

Book Review

King, N. (2009). The psychology of personal constructs [Review of the book George Kelly: The psychology of personal constructs, by T. Butt]. History & Philosophy of Psychology, 11(1), 44–47.

(King, 2009)

Essays or chapters in edited books

Hammond, K. R., & Adelman, L. (1986). Science, values, and human judgment. In H. R. Arkes & K. R. Hammond (Eds.), Judgement and decision making: An interdisciplinary reader (pp. 127-143). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

(Hammond, 2009)

Film or Video Review

Schickel, R. (2006). The power of Babel [Review of the film Babel, by A. G. Iñárritu, Dir.]. Time, 168(18), 70.

(Schickel, 2006)

Online Videos (e.g. YouTube, TED)

Jones, P. [patrickJMT]. (2009, October 24). Easily memorize the unit circle [Video]. YouTube.

(Jones, 2009, 1:15)

Encyclopedias or dictionaries and entries in an encyclopedia

Sadie, S., & Tyrrell, J. (Eds.). (2002). the new Grove dictionary of music and musicians (2nd ed., Vols. 1-29). New York, NY: Grove.

Article from an online encyclopedia

Containerization. (2008). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved May 6, 2008, from


Submission of an article is done with the understanding that the article has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, or thesis) that it is not under consideration for publication somewhere else; that if and when the article is accepted for publication, the authors consent to automatic transfer of the copyright to the publisher.

Average Article Processing Time (AAPT) is 50 days

Publication of an article in any Multidisciplinary Scholarly Research Association, India & Aarhat Publication and Aarhat Journals, India  Journals will take at least 50 days. After completing all formalities manuscript has been accepted for publication.