Author's Guidelines

(a) Preparation and submission of manuscripts:

  1. We strongly encourage electronic submission of proposals and papers. You can send your manuscript done with the "author's guidelines" to: Manuscript should include on a separate covering sheet the number of words and the author's name, title, current address, telephone, fax and e-mail numbers. Papers should be within the range of 2,000 to 6,000 words. There are neither submission fees nor page charges.
  2. All editorial correspondence should be sent to: the Managing Editor, The SCAD Journal of Technology & Management, Francis Xavier Engineering College, Vannarpettai, Tirunelveli-627 003, Tamil Nadu, India;
    Tel: 2502283/;Fax 0462-2501007; E-mail: All manuscripts submitted for consideration for publication in the Journal go through initial screening by the editors who then decides if manuscripts will go for further blind review process. Manuscripts will be sent anonymously to at least two referees.
  3. Articles submitted should not be under consideration elsewhere.
  4. The paper must be preceded by an abstract of no more than 200 words which should be submitted in English, and should state, in condensed form, the contribution made by the paper.
  5. No more than 3 levels of headings should be used. Footnotes are to be avoided and should take the form of endnotes listed prior to the references. The Harvard style of referencing is used (author's name and date of publication bracketed in the text) and all works cited should be listed alphabetically by the author after the main body of the text, style as follows:


    Selvam, J. (2007) Privatisation of Public Sector Undertakings: Experimentation Abroad. New Delhi: Serial Publishers.

    Edited Volume

    Aharoni, Y. (2009) "Digital Communication", in Ramamurthi, R. and John, D. R. (eds) Information Technology in the 21st Century. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.


    Boardman, M. and Vining, D. (1989) "Ownership in Competitive Environments: A Comparison of the Performance of Mixed, Private and SOEs", Journal of Law and Economics, April, vol. III, no,32, pp-56-9.

    Reports and Gazettes

    Central Statistical Authority (1999) Ethiopia: Statistical Abstract 1998, April, 1999, Addis Ababa, CSA.

    Newspapers and Magazines

    Ahluwalia, M. (2003) 'Some of the criticism directed at the IMF is not valid', an exclusive interview, D+C [Development & Cooperation], September, vol.30.


    EPA (2007) "Privatisation", accessed on 06/11/2007 in the EPA Website at

    Ram Mohan, T.T. (2004) "Privatisation in China: Softly, Softly Does it", accessed on 02/10/2004 at

(b) Tables and artwork

All tables and figures should be supplied on concerned page of the manuscript. Figures should be supplied as high quality, original artwork and any lettering or line work should be able to sustain reduction to the final size of reproduction. Tints and complex shading should be avoided.

(c) Copyright

The contribution of the author(s) should be completely original, it should in no way violate any existing copyright, and it should contain nothing of a libelous or scandalous nature. Authors will be required to sign an Copy right License Form (CRLF)for all papers accepted for publication.

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