Evaluation of submitted articles is free of cost but iff submitted manuscript is accepted after double blind peer reviews, the author has
to submit open access fee $325 to get the manuscript published with
There is a $75 discount for international collaboration research i.e. authors belonging
to institutions of more than one country.
Also make sure that the similarity index of submitted
manuscript is below 18% as per JATIT policy otherwise the paper
will be declared as plagiarized immediately after establishing that it violates
These instructions are a guide.
Compliance with below points along with consistency and correct type area margins are the most important aspects in your manuscript preparation.
Journal of theoretical and Applied Information
Technology and Little Lion Scientific Jointly hold copy and distribution rights
to all published articles.
Manuscript Content Checklist
We expect the following in a Quality Paper to have high chance of acceptance for
publication in the journal.
Paper should be rich in content and data.
Follow a proper well defined research method or approach.
Should effectively introduce the area and sub areas under investigation.
Critique available literature on the topic.
Present a clear research problem derived from literature
Present a valid detailed solution to the identified problem.
Develop / Adopt/ Adapt a clear validation method/criteria.
Follow a proper protocol for validation and should present concrete and
decisive evidence in from of research results. Discusses and evaluates the
results in comparison to literature
Provide clear limitation and assumptions to achieve the solution or results
Provide clear conclusion and deduction based on work carried out and data
Provide clear Future Research Directions
Peer Review Criteria
Kindly visit the journal home page www.jatit.org
to have a good look at what reviewers have in mind when conducting double
Allowed Paper Length
Number of pages is never a criteria to judge a paper but the content and its
effective presentation matters. Following is just a guide for presentation of
enough technical content.
Minimum length to present sufficient content is 6 pages in journal format. Under
six pages will not qualify for an external review and shall be rejected in
initial editorial screening
Maxim allowed length is 22 pages in journal format to ensure authors are not
cramped for sapce when presenting thier findings and provide detailed and rich
Manuscript Formatting Guidelines
1. TEXT AND TYPE AREA (Margins)
This one basic requirement must be adhered to:
Type area on a page is standard Letter( 8.5'' x 11''). All text should be fully justified. Margins for this type area: top 1.3'', bottom 0.6'; left 1.25, right 1.25. Manuscript following abstract an keywords should be prepared in two column format with column width 2.8'' and space between the columns be 0.2''. No text or figures should fall out of this text page area.
2. TITLES FORMAT
Paper Title: CAPITAL LETTERS. 16 point type (Times Roman)
CAPITAL LETTERS, 10 point type (Times Roman)
Affiliation(s): Capitalize Each Word case, 10 point type (Times Roman)
Head: BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS. 10 point type (Times Roman)
Sub Head (if applicable):
Capitalize Each Word case, 10 point (Times Roman)
Leave 2 line spaces between title and author names/affiliation.
2 line spaces between author/affiliation and start of abstract head
Your manuscript should begin with an Abstract and keywords
after the title, authorship claims and affiliations.
Paper Title, Autor Names/Affiliations, Abstract and Keywords should be in single column format followed by the rest of the paper in two column format.
4. HEADS / Sub Heads
l. FIRST LEVEL HEAD
(10 point bold, upper case, numbered )
1.1. Second Level Subhead
(10 point bold, first letter capital case, numbered)
1.1.1. Third level subhead
(10 point bold, lower case, flush left)
all lowercase for section headings.
5. FIGURES (Line Art Drawings) AND TABLES
Figures and tables may appear printed directly in the text and should be black and white or grayscale.
Figure should appear soon after the citation in the text or if it is too large at the end of the manuscript
or in middle of text in singly column format.
Legends/Captions for figures
Text type should be 9 point Times Roman italic (eg; Figure 1. Caption). A caption should be provided for each figure. The legend should be typed into the manuscript, directly beneath the figure.
Legends are to be listed in numerical order, labeled as Figure 1, Figure 2, etc.
Titles/Captions for tables
The table caption should be typed to the width of the table itself and typed above the table. Text type of table caption should be 9 point Times Roman italic (e.g., Table 1.Caption)
on top of the table. Number the titles of the tables consecutively in the order of their first citation in the text. Be sure that each table caption is headed as Table 1, Table 2, etc. within each
Both figures and tables must be cited in the text.
References text type should be 10 point (Times Roman) at the end of each
referencing is accepted: Sample( Author Name (s), Paper Title,
Conference/Journal Title (Vol & Issue number), Date, Page Numbers
Indexed in text and references accordingly as they appear in text. i.e. ,). Consistency is maintained throughout the manuscript.
be listed in the order in which they appear in the manuscript text (cited by
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