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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is 1.5-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Manuscript Format

Manuscript may contain Abstract, Keywords, INTRODUCTION, MATERIALS AND METHODS, RESULTS, DISCUSSION (or RESULTS AND DISCUSSION), CONCLUSIONS, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS and REFERENCES and any other information that the author(s) may consider necessary. The Manuscript sections must be numbered, i.e., 1. INTRODUCTION, 2. MATERIALS AND METHODS, and so on.

Manuscripts, in Times New Roman, 1.5-spaced (but single-space the Tables), with one-inch margins on all sides on A-4 size paper, should not exceed 10 pages including Tables and Figures. Number manuscript pages throughout. The text (in Font Size 12, except for the sections mentioned in Font Size 11) must be typed in a single column across the paper width.  All Tables and Figures must be numbered and placed in the text.

Title Page: (a) Title of the article (Capitalize initial letter of each main word; font size 16; bold), max 160 characters (no abbreviations or acronyms), depicting article’s contents; (b) Author’ first name, middle initial and last name (font size 12, bold), and professional affiliation (i.e., each author’s Department, Institution, Mailing address and Email; but no position titles) (font size 12); (c) Indicate the corresponding author with *; (d) Short running title, max 50 characters ( font size 10).

The next Page should start with Title of the Article, followed by entire manuscript.

Headings and Subheadings (font size 11): All flush left


Level-2: Capitalize each main word; bold

Level-3: Capitalize each main word; Bold, Italic

Level-4: Run-in head; Italics, in the normal paragraph position. Capitalize the initial word only and end in a colon (i.e., :)

Abstract (font size 11; max 250 words, Italics): Must be self-explanatory, stating rationale, objective(s), methodology, main results and conclusions of the study. Abbreviations, if used, must be defined on first mention in the Abstract as well as in the main text. Abstract of review articles may have variable format.

Keywords (font size 11): Three to eight keywords, depicting the article.

 INTRODUCTION: (font size 12) Provide a clear and concise statement of the problem, citing relevant recent literature, and objectives of the investigation.

 MATERIALS AND METHODS: Provide an adequate account of the procedures or experimental details, including statistical tests (if any), in a concise manner but sufficient enough to replicate the study.

 RESULTS: Be clear and concise with the help of appropriate Tables, Figures and other illustrations. Data should not be repeated in Tables and Figures, but must be supported with statistics.

 DISCUSSION: Provide interpretation of the RESULTS in the light of previous relevant studies, citing published references.

 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS (font size 10): In a brief statement, acknowledge financial support and other assistance.

 REFERENCES (font size 10): Cite references in the text by name and year only, (Single Author: Habib, 1998, Two Authors: Habib & Shahid, 2015, Three or more: Brown et al., 2010) and list them in chronological order in the REFERENCES section, Tables and Figures must be listed in number (not alphabetically). Only published (and accepted for publication) journal articles, books, and book chapters qualify for REFERENCES.

 List of REFERENCES must be prepared as under:

  1. Journal Articles (Name of journals must be stated in full)
    1. Golding, I., (2005), “ Real time kinetics of gene activity in individual bacteria”, Cell, 123, No.1, pp.1025–1036.
    2. Bialek, , & Setayeshgar, S., (2010), “Cooperative sensitivity and noise in biochemical signaling”, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 100, Issue 2, pp.258–263.
    3. Kay, R.R., & Thompson, C.R.L., (2016), “Forming patterns in development without morphogen gradients: differentiation and sorting”, Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology 1: doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a001503.
  2. Websites:
  3. www.uetpeshawar.edu.pk, accessed on 04/08/2016 at 1400PST.
  4. Thesis & Reports:
  5. Habib, M., (2016) “Project Report on Sustainability in Process Industry”, PhD Thesis, Department of chemical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.

d.  Books

  1. Luellen, W.R., (2010), “Chapter 10 in Fine-Tuning Your Writing”, Wise Owl Publishing Company, Madison, WI, USA.
  2. Alon, U., & Wegner, D.N., (Ed.) (2010), “An Introduction to Systems Biology: Design Principles of Biological Circuits”, Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, USA.

e.  Book Chapters

  1. Sarnthein, M.S., & Stanford, J.D., (2000), “Basal sauropodomorpha: historical and recent phylogenetic developments. In: The Northern North Atlantic: A Changing Environment”, Schafer, P.R. & W. Schluter (Ed.), Springer, Berlin, Germany, 365–410.
  2. Smolen, E., & Boxer, L.A., (1990), “Functions of Europhiles. In: Hematology”, 4th ed. Williams, W.J., E. Butler & M.A. Litchman (Ed.), McGraw Hill, New York, USA, p. 103–101.

Tables, with concise but self-explanatory headings must be numbered according to the order of citation (like Table 1, Table 2). Round off data to the nearest three significant digits. Provide essential explanatory footnotes, with superscript letters or symbols keyed to the data. Do not use vertical or horizontal lines, except for separating column heads from the data and at end of the Table.

Figures may be printed in two sizes: column width of 8.0 cm or page width of 16.5 cm; number them as Fig. 1, Fig. 2, … in the order of citation in the text. Captions to Figures must be concise but self-explanatory. Laser printed line drawings are acceptable. Do not use lettering smaller than 9 points or unnecessarily large. Photographs must be of high quality. A scale bar should be provided on all photomicrographs.

Declaration: Provide a declaration that: (i) the results are original; (ii) the same material is neither published nor under consideration elsewhere; (iii) approval of all authors has been obtained; and, (iv) in case the article is accepted for publication, its copyright will be assigned to the Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Authors must obtain permission to reproduce copyrighted material from other sources and ensure that no copyrights are infringed upon.

Reviewers: Authors may suggest four relevant reviewers, two local and two from scientifically advanced countries.

Manuscripts must be submitted in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx format); PDF files are not acceptable. Figures can be submitted in Word format, TIFF, GIF or JPEG. Full manuscripts including list of References and Tables must be editable.

 In case of any difficulty while submitting your manuscript, please get in touch with:



Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.

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