Instructions To Authors

Submission Requirements: Authors are requested to submit their papers in duplicate, typed throurghout in double spacing on one side of the paper leaving wide margins. The full length paper, in no case should exceed 12 Pages. A covering letter giving full postal address with pin code, Email ID , Mobile/ phone no with STD code of each of the author along with a declaration that it is your original study and has neither been published anywhere, nor has been submitted for publication else-where. The journal had the copyright of the papers published in it. Authors must submit their articles in soft copy (in MS-Word), either on CD or Email to along with one printout to be sent to the Editor, Dr. Roopa Vohra Akshat Publications, T-10 Usha Chambers Ashok Vihar Central Market, Delhi-110052 by speed post or reliable courier

Title Page: The title should be as concise as possible and should appear on a separate sheet together with the name(s). A short running title of not more than 30 characters should be indicated if the full title is longer than this.

Abstract: An abstract of 100-200 words hould follow the title page on a separate sheet.

Heading: Headings and sub-headings for different sections of the papers should be clearly indicated.

Quotation: Any direct quotation, regardless of length, must be accompanied by a reference citation with page number.

References: Citations in the text should be indicated with year of publication in parentheses after the author’s name. If more than one article by the same author in the same year is cited, the letters, a, b, etc. should follow the year. When a paper has been published jointly by two authors, both names should be given in the text. For more than two authors, quote all the names at the first mention and use the first author ‘et al’, for subsequent mention in the text. The citation of unpublished reports is strongly discouraged.
A list of references quoted in the text should be given at the end of the paper in a separate sheet, in alphabetic order of author’s name. Title of journals and books should be given in full. For example :
Authored Book: Sen, Anima (1990). Psycho Social Integration of the Handicapped. New Delhi: Mittal Publications.
Chapter in Edited Book: Sen, A.K. (1976). A decade of experimental research in mental retardation in India. In. N.R. Ellis(Ed.) International Review of Research in Mental Retardation. Vol. 8. New York: Academic Press.
Journal Article : Vohra, R.(1987). Institutional service for the mentally retarded children in India. Disabilities and Impairments, 1(1& 2), 91-117.

Tables & Figures: Tables should be kept to the minimum. Photographs & figures should be used only where necessary to clarify important points and should be in JPEG format with high resolution. Each table should be typed on a separate sheet. Make sure that appropriate units are given. Instructions for placing the table should be given in parentheses in the test, e.g. (Table 2 about here). Redrawing for photographic reproduction, scanning etc will be charged extra to authors.

Statistics: In the text, results of statistical text should be given in the standard format F(1.7-6.23) P<0.01. Similar set to be followed for it and other parametric and non-parametric tests.

Publications: Submitted papers will be reviewed by the refree. Authors are, therefore, requested to prepare their manuscripts in such a way that after detachment of the title page, no clues remain for author identity.