Guidelines for Contributors/Authors
Mode of Submission of Manuscript
The contributors are requested to submit their manuscripts electronically through
OJS submission link (http://journals.pu.edu.pk/journals/index.php/jpv/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions
). They are requested to submit the same manuscript on the following email: email@example.com
Number of Authors
The number of authors must not be more than three.
Article Title & Length of Article
The title should clearly represents the manuscript avoiding ambiguities. The
article should be between 5000 to 7000 words.
The body of the email should contain brief biographical information about the
author/s. The author/authors details should be provided in not more than 100
words. In case of co-authorship, the authors should be mentioned in order of
their authorship. The following information is required in a separate file attached
with the email:
• Name and affiliated institute with complete address
• E-mail address of author/ authors
• Corresponding author
Abstract should explain the main intent, scope and significance of the paper.
It should clearly explain the employed methodological procedures, major findings,
theoretical as well as practical implications of the study, conclusions and
Author should provide relevant and short keywords (minimum: 5, maximum: 8) that
represent the work.
References/Style of Citation
All articles must follow the latest Chicago Manual Citation style (popularly
known as Turabian manual) and formatting guidelines. Bibliographies and endnotes
should be place at the end of the article.
Foreign words should be in italics.
Originality of Manuscript
All articles submitted for publication must be the original work of the author/s
and should have not been submitted to, or published by any other journal (national
or international). An undertaking to this effect needs to be provided by the
Tables, Figures and Illustrations
Utmost care should be taken in submitting statistical data for publication.
All headings, columns, rows, symbols, units of measure¬ment, periods, political
and geographical areas, and sources should be clearly stated in each statistical
Tables, maps, and diagrams should be numbered and given at the end of the article.
They should be clearly drawn so that they are suitable for printing.
Peer Review Process
All research articles, review articles and policy papers are reviewed by two
peer reviewers using a double blind reviewing process. Care is taken to ensure
that submissions are reviewed by members of the team with knowledge of the subject
area but who do not have a conflict of interest. The anonymous review process
has been ensured by Preparing Anonymous Review
Printing and Publication Charges
A total sum of Rs. 10,000/- per article will be charged by the Pakistan Study
Centre for publication of its Biannual research Journal 'Pakistan Vision'. Rs.
5000/- is refundable in case the article is not published.