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Deadlines to Remember


Submission (Extended)    November 10, 2017

Acceptance (Extended)    November 20, 2017

Registration                   November 25, 2017 

(Early Bird)


Conference                December 28-29, 2017

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Papers reporting original and unpublished research results pertaining to the related topics are solicited. Full paper manuscripts must be in English of up to 7 pages as per instructions given below (Pages can be more than 7, by paying extra charges): 


1. Length: The length of the submitted manuscript should fall between 3,500 to 6,000 words, 12pt, single-spaced text, left-justified. 

2. Copy editing and proofreading: Manuscripts should be submitted grammatically and stylistically adequate.  

3. Manuscripts should include a thorough literature review and adequate reference citations (manuscript should include approximately 25-30 references to assert a high level of rigor). All material that is paraphrased or quoted from another source is substantiated with an in-text reference citation. Manuscripts and references must strictly follow APA (American Psychological Association) style.  

4.Submissions should include the title, author(s), affiliation(s), e-mail address(es), abstract, and postal address(es) on the first page.  

The online submission site is: 

EASY CHAIR (click here)

If web submission is not possible, please contact the general chair for for resolution of the problem at 

Paper submission implies the intent of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper, if accepted.

Acceptance                              Publication

After a double-blind peer review, qualifying Regular Papers may be accepted as either Full Papers or Short Papers. 

  • proceedings will be published at with an ISBN number.

  • an EXTENDED version of papers will further be submitted in any of the SCOPUS/ESCI/WoS indexed journals as per author's preference. However, the work has to be extended at least by 30%.

  • it is mandatory that paper must meet the aim and scope of the preferred journal(s). 

  • the paper review, acceptance and publication in SCI/SCOPUS indexed journals is a process time of about 3-4 months minimum, so authors need to be patient till the process continues. Decision on the paper will be communicated at the earliest possible.

  • all such papers (extended versions) will be further reviewed by the editorial board of your preferred journal. It should be noted that the editorial board may further ask for revision OR accept OR reject the paper. Decision of the editorial board shall be a binding. 

  • if paper is rejected by EiC due to "out of the scope of the journal OR any other reason", the decision wont be reverted.The papers will NOT be published and conference organizers will not entertain any communication/ request for publication of the paper.

Publication: Regular Papers will be assigned a 7-page limit in the Conference Proceedings. 

Post conference, extended versions of papers will be submitted and reviewed for possible publication in any of the following SCOPUS (Elsevier) or THOMSON REUTERS (ESCI) indexed or UGC (India) approved journals with H index or impact factor : 


UGC approved journals (indexed in IET INSPEC, Google Scholar, Index Copernicus, ProQuest etc.):


All of the above mentioned journals are in the UGC approved List of Journals for the purpose of Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) and Direct Recruitment of Teachers and other academic staff as required under the UGC.

Other Referred Journals (indexed in IET INSPEC, Google Scholar, ICI, Index Copernicus)


  • Authors must choose their preference of journal during Registration.

  • It is mandatory that Papers must meet the aim and scope of the preferred journal.
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Presentation in  Absentia: 

The author(s) who intend to submit their work but are unable to attend the conference in absentia may register for "Presentation in Absentia".  Those Choosing to Register for Presentation in Absentia will be required to make presentation over SKYPE. Those not presenting the paper may be issued certificate of Contribution but in no case certificate of Participation/ Presentation shall be issued. 


The Authors may choose to present their paper through SKYPE.