Author(s) are requested to carefully read all the instructions before submitting a manuscript to the ILMA Journal of Technology & Software Management .

  • Manuscripts submitted to ILMA Journal of Technology & Software Management should be in English and electronically submitted to Open Journal System (OJS)
  • The manuscript will be checked on Plagiarism Detection Software (Turnitin) for its similarity index which should be less than 19% and similarity of single source must be less than 5%. Further Self Plagiarized manuscript shall not be published.
  • The manuscript will go through Blind Peer Review process by National & International Reviewers as per the guidelines of HEC.
  • Acceptance of the manuscript may be given to the author(s), on the specific request, subject to the approval by Editor-in-Chief.
  • Authors are required to provide an undertaking/ declaration stating that the manuscript under consideration contains solely their original work that is not under consideration for publishing in any other journal in any form. Further, a manuscript that is co-authored must be accompanied by an undertaking explicitly stating that each author has contributed substantially towards the preparation of the manuscript in order to claim right to authorship.
  • Manuscripts by Editor and Editorial Board members shall not considered for publication.
  • The manuscripts submitted must be in line with scope of the journal and its contents must be of high quality.
  • Ethical Guidelines for Authors, Editors and Reviewers are available on the link: HEC Approved Ethical Guidelines to ensure that best ethical standards are followed by the journal.
  • Self institutional manuscripts shall be published as per the guidelines provided by the HEC.

    Content Font Size Font Style
    Title of the paper 14 Bold Times New Roman
    Main Heading 12 Bold Times New Roman
    Sub heading 12 Bold Times New Roman
    Text 12 Times New Roman
    Tables and Footnotes 10 Times New Roman
    Line Spacing 1.0 -


  • The manuscript should be aligned and justified.
  • Citation and referencing should be in APA style.
  • Abstract should not exceed 250 words preferably.
  • Total words of title and keywords must be between 4 to 15.
  • The length of the manuscript must be between 4000-5000 words.
  • Figures, tables and boxes should be numbered consecutively in numeral, (e.g.; Figure 1, Figure 2, and Table 1, Table 2, etc.).
  • There should be only one corresponding author whose name, Email ID and affiliation should be mentioned.