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Author Guidelines

  • Manuscripts (VTIR Template) (VTIR Template Urdu-Arabic) should be typewritten in English/Urdu/Arabic on one side only with wide margins using single spacing throughout on pages of size: letter (8.5*11) single-column with further requirements as described given below:

    • The front page should contain the article title font size 16, Times New Roman, author's names are of size 10, and affiliation of font size 8, Times New Roman, abstract size 8, Times New Roman and italic; and keywords size 8, Times New Roman. The abstract should have 150-250 words and should be intelligible to general readers without recourse to the main text. A list of notations should be avoided, but new notations and departures from standard use should be explained in the text.
    • Articles should, in general, begin with an introduction that adequately covers the literature and scope of the paper. Each section in the paper should be numbered. Each article should have, in general, a conclusion or discussion section. Any appendices should follow the Reference section.
    • Proper figure preparation is essential for optimum reproduction of line drawings and photographs. Figures and Tables should be placed as part of the text and should be numbered. Reprints, if needed, should be ordered as soon as the article is accepted for publication.
    • References should be listed at the end of the main text in APA style English/ Shigago Manual style in case of Urdu and Arabic. All in-text citations (references) should be listed in order, that are like Wallace et al. (2009) states… Or …(Wallace et al., 2009) in case of English and (1), (2) case of Urdu/Arabic
    •  References (in English):

    Wallace, A., Dietz, V., & Cairns, K. L. (2009). Integration of immunization services with

    other health interventions in the developing world: what works and why? Systematic literature review. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 14(1), 11–19.

    Maxwell, J. C. (1873). A treatise on electricity and magnetism (Vol. 1). Clarendon press.

    Lamont, M., & Molnár, V. (2002). The study of boundaries in the social sciences. Annual review of sociology, 28(1), 167-195.

    Jacobs, I. S. (1963). Fine particles, thin films and exchange anisotropy. Magnetism, 271-350.

    Clemons, P et al. (2021)MIT Communication Lab, Broad Institute, Journal Article:Introduction

  • Refrences (Urdu/Arabic) :

  • 1-          شارده تاريخ کے ارتقائ مراحل : خواجه عبد الغنی  ، طبع اول  2009ص 23 

    Shardah Tareekh ke Irtqay Marahil, Khwaja Abdul Ghani, published, 2009, page 23

    2-            دوميل علمي و ادبي مجلہ  : طبع  اپريل 2012م ص 94

    Domail, Ilmi wa Adbi Majlah, published, April 2012, page 94

    3-          واقعات کشمیر: پیر عبد الخالق طاہری، طبع ويرى ناك ببلشرز ميرپور آزاد كشمير  2012م ص 93

    Waqiat Kashmir, by Peer Abdul Khaliq Tahri, published by veri naag Mirpur, Azad Kashmir, 2012. Page 93

    4-          تاريخ ثقافت نيلم : رشيدشاه فاروقی، طبع اول ،انعام الحق ڈيزاينك 2015 ص23

    Tareekh sqafat Neelum, by Rashid shah Faroqi, published


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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word or PDF document file format as per the template VTIR Template
  3. The text is single-spaced; uses a 10-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.
  4. In the "Upload supplementary file" you need to nominate three potential referees from outside your own University and from whom you are independent. In each case, we ask for the name, institution, country, web page, and email address of the potential referee.
  5. VTIR is an open-access journal with publishing fees of Rs. 35000
    for an accepted paper (20% discounts for students)(see for details). This
    manuscript, if accepted, will be published under an open access Creative
    Commons CC BY license (, and I
    agree to pay the Article Processing Charges as described in the journal

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  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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