Trends in English Literature

An International Peer-reviewed Journal


Types of manuscripts:

Research papers,

Review articles,

Short communications,

Book review

Submission of Manuscripts:

Manuscripts are accepted on the understanding that authors have obtained the necessary authority for publication. Multi-authors imply the consent of each of the author and that they have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts should be neatly typed, double-spaced, in Times New Roman font size 12, the full paper including tables, graphs, figures etc. should be submitted to:   Mobile: +91-9637600090

Review Process: All manuscripts are reviewed by internal editors and outside reviewers. Decisions are taken early as possible. Reviewers’ comments are conveyed to authors within 2 weeks. The editorial board will re-review manuscripts that are accepted pending revision. Following acceptance, a paper would normally be published in the next issue.


Manuscript preparation:

Prepare in Times New Roman font using a font size of 12. Title shall be bold and in UPPERCASE. Manuscript should start with the title page. Text should be arranged in the following order: Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion or Results and Discussion (including Figure and Tables and their titles and legends), Acknowledgements, References. All pages should be numbered.

Title Page: Title of article / research paper / review or comment must be as brief as possible. Each author must provide his full name and address. In case of joint articles, the corresponding author of the manuscript must be marked with an asterisk, and include telephone, fax and E-mail address at the bottom left corner of the title page. If co-authors are from different organizations, their addresses too should be mentioned.

Abstract: Should present the objective of study, the main findings, and principal conclusions, in not more than 250 words. Standard nomenclature should be used and abbreviations avoided; no literature should be cited. All the four categories: Research papers, Review articles, Short communications, Book review, should have an Abstract.

Keywords: 3-7 keywords are to be provided by authors. 

Introduction: Start on a new page and clearly indicate the objective of study.

Materials and Methods: These include concise details on the methodology adopted,

However, only truly new procedures should be described in detail; previously published procedures should be cited and important modifications of published procedures, mentioned briefly. Capitalize trade names and include the manufacturer's name and address. Subheadings should be used.

Results: Written in the past tense when describing findings. All results in tabular or graphical form shall be described in this section. All Tables and figures must have a title and a legend to make them self-explanatory and they should be given numbers. Results should be supported by statistical analysis.

Discussion: Contain a critical review of the results of study with the support of relevant literature. It can end with brief conclusions. Results and Discussion sections can include subheadings, and when appropriate, both sections can be combined.

Acknowledgments: Brief and specific. 

References: Listed in alphabetical order. References in the text, a reference identified by means of an author‘s name should be followed by the date of the reference in parentheses. When there are more than two authors, only the first author‘s name should be mentioned, followed by et al.  


Examples- In the text: Kinagi (2011), Nikam et al. (2012), (Jawale, 1983), (Dama and Kirdak, 2010), (Chavan, 1998; Singh, 2012 a,b; Jadhav, 2004, 2010), (Poul et al.,2011) 

Examples- In the reference section: Arrange Alphabetically 

Anderson L.W. and Shirley J.R. (1995). High School Principals and School Reform: Lessons Learned from a Statewide Study of Project Re: Learning. Educational Administration Quarterly. 31(3): 405–423.

Apter D.A. (1991). Institutionalism reconsidered. International  Social Science Journal. August: 463-481.

Bond R. (1999). Collected Fiction Penguin Books India, Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. India.

Carroll J., Anderson M. and Cameron D. (2006). Reel Players? Drama, technology and education, Trentham Books Ltd, Stoke on Trent, UK.

Eisenstadt S. (1965). Essays on Comparative Institutions. Wiley, New York.

Even-Zohar I. (1990). “Polysystem Theory”. Poetics Today. 11(1):9-26.

Satish K. Kapoor (1981). “The Motivation Behind Vivekananda's Wanderjahre in America’, Indian Journal of American Studies: July 1981.

Satish K. Kapoor (2000). “Vivekananda’s Perceptions of Indian Women” in C.M. Aggarwal, Nari: Facets of Indian Womanhood, Vol.I, Indian Publishers Distributors, Delhi.

Satish K. Kapoor (1991). ‘Guru Tegh Bahadur : Prophet of Hope’, Tribune, December 15, 1991.

Garet M.S., Porter A.C., Desimone L., Birman B.F. and Yoon K. S. (2001). What Makes

Professional Development Effective? Results from a National Sample of Teachers.

American Educational Research Journal. 38(4): 915–945.

Heclo H. (2002). The spirit of public administration. PS: Political Science & Politics

(December), URL:

Liu M (1993). “ Ways of the world fiction and popular literature”. Social Sci. J. 81 (3):121-125.

McGaw C., Clark  L. and Stilson K.L. (2004). Acting is Believing: A basic method, Thompson

Wadsworth, Belmont, California.

Molefi K.A. and Abu S.A. (1996). African Intellectual Heritage: a Book of Sources. Temple University Press, Philadelphia.

Yerima Ahmed. (2004). “Uncle Venyil.” The Angel and Other Plays. Ibadan: Kraft Books,  41-77.

Webb N.L. (1999). Alignment of Science and Mathematics Standards and Assessments in

Four States (NISE Research Monograph No. 18). Madison, Wisconsin: University of

Wisconsin-Madison, National Institute for Science Education.


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(For First Issue –Totally free of charge. Last date of paper submission is 18-3-2015)

If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay for Indians Rs. 1550 (INR) and  for foreigners 100 US$ per paper.Article Publication Fee, to cover processing and publications costs. 

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