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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.
  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Only one co-author is allowed with the principal author of any article to be received for publication in the Hamdard Islamicus.

Manuscripts must be typed double spaced with at least one-inch margin on all sides of A4 paper.

Manuscripts may preferably comprise 6000 to 7000 words. However, as per the importance of issue discussed in the article and its fine presentation, some relaxation may be acquired.

A hard copy of the article (with proper diacritical marks) should be sent by post at the mailing address of the Hamdard Islamicus.

Two soft copies of the article (One with and other without diacritical marks) composed in MS word format only must be sent through e-mail or saved in CD/USB.

Notes and references should follow The Chicago Manual of Style (End Notes and Bibliography) i.e. to be marked serially and placed at the end of the manuscript.

Illustrations and photographs should be preferably in black and white tones.

Authors are requested to quote the English translation of Qur’anic verses from the editions of A. Yusuf Ali or Pickthall only.

Authors are requested to provide their designation, permanent and present postal addresses along with their telephone and cell numbers and e-mail addresses.

All correspondence regarding the manuscript will be directed to the principal author.

After publishing the article 2 complimentary copies of the relevant issues of the Hamdard Islamicus will be sent to the author.

S/he would be provided a pdf version of his/her article as well.

The Hamdard Islamicus does not necessarily agree with all the statements made or opinions expressed by the contributors who are themselves responsible for their views or comments.


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