Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines for Authors

COVERING LETTER- All submissions must be accompanied by a covering letter stating the title, author’s full name, university and year of study and the author’s contact details. Only the covering letter should contain the above mentioned details and not the manuscript.
DOCUMENT TYPE- Submissions must be in MS Word.
MAIN TEXT – Times New Roman, font size 12, 1.5 spacing, justified, with a margin left 1.5 inch and right 1.0 inch, top 1inch and bottom 1 inch. The first line of the paragraph is not to be indented.
FOOT NOTES – Times New Roman, font size 10. Substantive foot notes are accepted.
TITLES FORMAT- Paper Title in Times New Roman, font size 12, Bold, Capital Letters, 1.5 line spacing. Heads and Sub heads in same specifications with font size 11 and 10 respectively.
CITATION- Submissions are required to strictly adhere to The Bluebook: A Uniform Method of Citation, 20th Edition.
REFERENCES- The style of referencing should be as follows:
BOOKS: Robbins, Stephen P, and Coulter, Mary (2011). Law, New Delhi: Pearson Education.
PAPERS IN JOURNAL: Mc G Regor, D (1957), “Uneary Look at Performance Appraisal, Harvard Business Review, 35 (1) 89-94.
LENGTH OF THE PAPER/ARTICLES/CASE STUDIES: The length of the paper including tables, diagrams, illustrations, etc, should not exceed 6000 words. Short communications, book reviews, case studies/ executive experience sharing, etc. should not exceed 4000 words; however, the Editorial Board reserves the right to make changes to this conditions and guidelines mentioned herein.
All tables, charts, graphs, figures etc. should be kept to the minimum. They should be given on separate sheets with sources indicated at the bottom.

ABSTRACT – The typescript should be accompanied by an abstract in about 200 words along with a declaration that the paper has not been published or sent for publication elsewhere.
CONTACT DETAILS - A soft copy of the transcript in PC compatible MS Word document format should be emailed to the editor at: Or it can be sent through registered post to:

The Editor in Chief
Institute of Law, Nirma University
S.G. Highway, Ahmedabad 382 481, Gujarat, India.