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Guidelines for Authors

“Biz and Bytes”

A research journal of Management and Technology with ISSN 2320897X.

GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

CBSA invites academicians and professionals to contribute research papers, articles, case studies, abstract of doctoral dissertations and book reviews for its forthcoming issue. The Authors/Contributors are requested to kindly follow the given guidelines strictly: Manuscripts should be submitted in either Word or Open Office document format. The composition of manuscripts should be the following: title page, author details, abstract, keywords, body of paper, references and appendices (if any). The size of the paper in any case should not be more than 5 pages (excluding references). Title Page: This page should contain the full title of the paper and complete names, affiliations, addresses, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of all authors. The author whoever submits the article will be regarded as contact author. Abstract: An abstract of not more than 150 words is required. It should contain not only a description of the subject but also, in the case of research papers, discuss about methods and conclusions. Keywords: All papers must contain keywords. They should be provided in alphabetical order, these keywords should be immediately after abstract section. Body of the paper (for research papers): The body of the paper is not a heading in itself, but might consist of certain sections like; statement of the problem, objectives, research methodology (including research type, sampling procedures, statistical methods if any…), Analysis, discussion and etc. Conclusion: The conclusion to the contributions should be precise without much numerical crunching, should also point the gist and gamut of the author’s effort in his/her research endeavor. The conclusion also could give a sense of realization or achievement of objectives of the research. Illustrations: Figures and tables should appear at the end after references (in the form of appendix), but must have proper description in related or appropriate sections in the body (analysis/discussion/summary or what so ever etc). The figures & tables must be named numerically (e.g., fig. 1, fig. 2, table-1, table-2 and etc.). All illustrations much have information regarding source of data as description. References: Please follow APA reference style for references, viz., book, journal, magazine, working papers, monographs, newsletters, websites, webinars and etc. References should be numbered in the order they are mentioned in the text (which means, it need not be alphabetical), number references in squared brackets as shown below:

  • Bloom, D. E. (2011). Population dynamics in India and implications for economic growth. PGDA working paper no. 65. Program on the global demography of aging. Retried from http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/pgda/WorkingPapers/2011/PGDA_WP_65.pdf
  • Kareena, B. Manoj K. D. (2010). A comparative analysis of higher education system of India with other countries. American Journal of Scientific Research. Issue(12). Pp. 137-152. ISSN 1450-223X.
  • MHRD. Education. 11th five year plan. P. 22. Retrieved from http://planningcommission.nic.in/plans/planrel/fiveyr/11th/11_v2/11th_vol2.pdf
  • Geetha, R, P. (2008). Economic reforms and financing higher education in India. Retrieved from http://www.ibbc.lt/economicreformshighereducation.pdf
  • Faith, D. (2008). India’s Higher Education Sector in the Twenty-First Century – A Growing Market, And The Need For Greater International Engagement. The 17th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA). Australia. P. 1
  • All Indian Survey on higher education. Pilot Report, MHRD. 2011. p. 1
  • Sanat, K. (2006). Higher education in India – seizing the opportunity. Working paper no. 179. ICRIER, New Delhi. P. 4-5.
  • Knight, J. (2006). Higher education crossing boarders. UNESCO. Retrieved from http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001473/147363e.pdf
  • Ajitava, R. Prabhir, D. (2006). Assessing barriers to trade in education services in developing ESCAP countries: An empirical exercise. ARTNet Consultative Meeting. Macao.
  • Maria M. (2009). India – Education market. A presentation to University of Alberta. Canadian education centre network. Canada.

Proof: The authors may get proofs, after all amendments and correction (if applicable). The papers will be entertained once these suggested corrections are done. In no case the journal compromise reviewer’s feedback. Selection shall be done on the basis of Blind Refereed Review. Decision of the Experts and the Editorial Board shall be final and binding upon the contributors. The editors/editorial board reserves the right to modify and improve the manuscript to meet the standards of the journal. After publication, Author(s) will receive one copy of the journal. For more copies for other authors, you have to pay Rs 300 per copy extra Author Fees: The journal is published under self finance effort; it doesn’t possess any research grants nor other revenue. The journal incurs certain expenditure for domain and hosting services. Hence, the authors are asked to pay certain minute contributions to publish the journal. There is no submission and processing fee. However, if the paper is accepted, after a thorough review process, authors are asked to pay contributions or donations. The details of contributions are as follows:

Author Fee
Single Author INR 1000
2 or more author INR 1500