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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

• Authority: Articles submitted to the journal will be processed according to the decision of the Editorial Board.
• Declaration: The author(s) will also give a declaration that: work is original, not published earlier, and not submitted for publication with any other journal or publisher(s).
• Length: Article’s length should be from 5000 to 7000 words.
• Similarity check: Plagiarism check is encouraged by the author(s) before submitting the article. Turnitin similarity index report may also be sent along the article.
• Referencing style: References should follow Turabian Style References. Also make sure that a uniform referencing style has been used throughout the article.
• Articles with incomplete references will be sent back to author(s).
• Joint authorship: In case of joint paper, authors’ declaration should accompany the submission, giving detail about the sections written by individual authors.
• The journal gives preference to single author articles. The work of two authors are acceptable only in the case one is Ph.D. supervisor and the other Ph.D. candidate.
• Manuscripts: It should be typewritten or prepared on a word processor, with all material double-spaced, on one side of letter-sized paper, with suitably wide margins. All pages should be numbered consecutively, beginning with page 1, being the title page. Tables and figures should be numbered serially, and legends to illustrations should be prepared on separate sheets. Tables and figures will be placed near their first mention in the text; all tables and figures must be referred to in the manuscript.
• Abstract: Each article must be preceded by a succinct abstract, of up to 250 words, that highlights the objectives, methods, results, and conclusions of the paper.
• Key words: To identify the subjects under which the article may be indexed, 6-10 key words should be provided.
• Softcopies of articles, review articles, comments, short research notes and book reviews should be sent to the Editor, Pakistan Perspectives, Pakistan Study Centre, University of Karachi (Email:;


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