Important Points to be considered for Preparing Your Paper
- Full paper submissions should contain 12-15 pages.
- The paper should be prepared as .doc/.docx/LaTex file.
- Anyone author should be assigned as a Corresponding Author for any future communication with the conference. The number of authors in a manuscript should not exceed 6.
- Paper must be an unpublished novel research work and it should be written in either British or American style English but not on both.
- Papers must be written in a Times New Roman font, single spacing; justified alignment according to the aforementioned template.
- The paper should include a structured abstract with the following sections: Introduction, Methods, Analysis, Results and Conclusions.
- Articles may be edited for clarity and grammatical accuracy, and it should be copy edited according to the publisher manuscript style.
- Avoid including affiliation/acknowledgement footnotes. If it cannot be avoided, insert them at the end of the text, just above the references.
- Any tables or figures must be numbered and it should be of high quality.
Paper Review Process
Once the paper has been received via Email, the organizing committee will begin reviewing all papers and the decision will be communicated via Email only. Please read the reviews of your paper and follow the reviewers' recommendations for revising it and preparing the final version. When you are done with the revision, please carefully proofread it.
Notification of Acceptance or Rejection
On or before the scheduled date, the organizing committee will notify the corresponding author of the acceptance or rejection of the paper to the conference program. When the paper is accepted to ICPDI, the corresponding author is encouraged to update the paper to meet any recommendations provided by the reviewers.
Rejection may be due to different reasons: Out of Scope, high plagiarism. The paper once rejected by the conference committee will never be considered for the conference. Authors of the rejected paper should avoid making new submission with the already rejected paper.
Academic and Publishing Ethics:
The authors should abide to the guidelines mentioned below before submitting the paper, if any dispute arises during peer review or after acceptance and publication and if authors are unable to give a valid explanation, ICPDI retains the right to remove a submission from the editing process.
- Plagiarism, image manipulation, and data fabrication are not tolerated.
- Plagiarism includes copying research ideas, text, images, or data from another source/research literature, even from the author’s own publications without giving any credit to the original source.
- Text copied from another source must be reused within quotations, and the original source must be referenced. If the design of a research, or the structure or language of the publication, was inspired by previous research, the corresponding works must be explicitly cited.
- If plagiarism is detected during the peer review process, the manuscript will be rejected. If plagiarism is detected after publication, we will retract the paper.
- As an author/editor of a work, you may be responsible for overseeing the inclusion of third party content. By ‘third party content’ we mean any work that you have not created yourself and which you have reproduced or adapted from other sources.
- Authors remain fully responsible for ensuring that they have obtained, documented and paid for (when applicable), all necessary rights to use third party content in their works. If authors chose to reuse third party content from a previous edition of their work, they are also responsible for ensuring they obtained permission from the third party for new editions.