Guidelines for Authors

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Paper Format

  • Manuscripts shall be submitted in soft copy using MS Word.
  • Abstract or summary of the paper shall not be more than 150 words; full paper: 4500 words; book review: 1000 words; critiques on case studies: 3500 words.
  • Key words of not more than five in number shall be indicated after the abstract.
  • In case of figures, drawings, or photographs, the same shall be mailed separately as image files of suitable print resolution.

Text Format

  • Headings: Arial 14 bold
  • Section Headings: Arial 12 bold
  • Body of Text: Arial 11 at single spacing
  • All papers to be supported with references.


All images shall be in jpeg, bmp, or tiff format with a resolution not less than 350 dpi.

Referencing Format

  1. Bowles, J. 1988. Foundation Analysis and Design. McGraw-Hill International Editions, Singapore.
  2. Bueno, B. de Souza 1997. The Mechanical Response of Reinforced Soils Using Short Randomly Distributed Plastic Strips. Recent Developments in Soil and Pavement Mechanics, Balkema, Rotterdam, pp. 401-407.
  3. Dutta, M. (Ed) 1997. Waste Disposal in Engineered Landfills. Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi.
  4. Dutta, R.K. 2002. Alternate low cost materials in ground improvement. Ph.D Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India.
  5. Jiang, P., Geng, Y., Dong, W., Xue, B., Xu, B., Li, W. 2013. Analysis of the co-benefits of climate change mitigation and air pollution reduction in China, Journal of Cleaner Production Available online at (Accessed on 15.01.2015)