Guidelines to Authors

The corresponding author will be solely responsible for the content of the submitted paper(s).
Authors are requested to take prior permission to reproduce any figures, diagrams, tables etc.,
in the concerned papers.

Guidelines for Extended Abstract

The extended abstract should be in

  1. MS-Word format
  2. About 3 pages or 2000 words
  3. Templates for ICTK Extended Abstract

Extended abstract should be e-mailed to

Guidelines for Camera-Ready Papers after acceptance by reviewers

  1. Paper must not be longer than 10-12 pages (within 5000 words)
  2. Author name should contain affiliation, and email address
  3. The paper in MS-Word format should be identical to the PDF template given below
  4. Authors are requested to send conference registration
  5. Authors are requested to give permission to publish their papers in International Journals
  6. Templates for ICTK Papers

Page Setup:

  1. Paper size: A4, Portrait
  2. Margins: 2.05 inches (top & bottom); 1.73 inches (left & right)
  3. Header: 0.5 "
  4. Footer: 0.5"
  5. Font face: Time New Roman
  6. Abstract Format: Abstract length should be between 70 to 150 words. The font size should be 10-point with single-line spacing within inset 1.0 cm right & left margin.

    Heading & Subheading Format:

    Heading level


    Font size and style

    Title (centered)

    An Overview on

    14 point, bold

    1st-level heading

    1 Introduction

    12 point, bold

    2nd-level heading

    1.1 Printing Area

    12 point, bold

    3rd-level heading

    1.1.1 Headings.

    12 point, bold, italics


    Text goes here …

    12 point, jusified, single line spacing

    Footnotes: The superscript numeral used to refer to a footnote appears in the text. Footnotes should appear at the bottom of the normal text area, with a line of about 5cm set immediately above them

    Tables and Figures: The tables and figures should be numbered and must carry a caption. The figure and table number shoul be given in the corresponding text. Source should be explicitly mentioned for adapted or reproduced tables or figures.


    Citations: APA Citation style must be followed for the references. For example:

    • Journal articles
      Baldonado, M., Chang, C.-C.K., Gravano, L. & Paepcke, A.(1997). The Stanford Digital Library Metadata Architecture. International Journal of Digital Library, 1(2), 108-121.
      (In text)
      (Baldonado, Chang, Gravano & Paepcke, 1997)
    • Book
      Davis, John, Studer, Rudi & Warren, Paul (2006). Semantic Web technologies: trends and research in ontology-based  systems. West Sussex: Wiley Publishing.
      (In text)
      (Davis, Studer & Warren, 2006)
    • Book Chapter
      Daconta, Michael C., Obrst, Leo J. , Smith, Kevin T. (2003). Understanding XML and its impact on the enterprise. In The Semantic Web: a guide to the future of XML, web services, and knowledge management (pp 27-55). Indiana: Wiley Publishing.
      (In text)
      (Daconta, Obrst & Smith, 2003)
    • Conference Proceedings (Published)
      Shobhadevi, Y. J., & Bidarakoppa, G. S. (1994). Possession phenomena: As a coping behaviour. In G. Davidson (Ed.), Applying Psychology: Lessons from Asia-Oceania (pp. 83-95). Carlton, Vic., Australia: Australian Psychological Society.
    • Conference Proceedings (Unpublished)
      Bochner, S. (1996, November). Mentoring in higher education: Issues to be addressed in developing a mentoring program. Paper presented at the Australian Association for Research in Education Conference. Retrieved from


    Please refer to Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. (Washington D.C. American Psychological Association, 2010) for more details. (Excerpts from the APA manual: General, Books, Articles, Electronic Resources)