Author Guidelines

The Journal publishes original research paper with from India and abroad in the field of Geography and allied Subjects. Paper must be typed Single spaced ample margin on all side on A4 size paper. The font used in Times New Roman with Normal font size is 10 in MS word document.

  1. The title of the article should be bold, centered and type in Sentence Case in 14 point Times New Roman Font.
  2. The author details should be 12 point Times New Roman Font in Sentence Case accordingly- full name » designation » postal address with pin code » email with alternate email if any » mobile/landline phone numbers.
  3. All manuscripts must be accompanied by a brief abstract. Abstract including key words must not exceed 500 words. It should be in fully justified and normal text. It should highlight research background, methodology, major finding and conclusion in brief.
  4. Author must mention 4 to 6 keywords. Key words should be listed alphabetically, separated by commas and full stop at the end.
  5. Language: We only accept the manuscript written in English. Author can use both American and British version of English, but not mixture.
  6. Length of the Paper: The manuscript should not exceed 5000 words (Five thousand) and length of the paper should not exceed 20 pages.
  7. Manuscript: Manuscript typed in 10 point-Times New Roman with single space and single column on standard A4 size paper.
  8. Heading: All heading must be bold-faced, Sentence Case, aligned left with 12 point-Times New Roman and sub-heading in 10 point.
  9. Article title: It should be informative reflecting true sense of the manuscript and within three lines.
  10. Figure: The title must be above the table and source of data should be mentioned below the figures and tables. Figures and tables should be centered and separately numbered. The authors should make sure that table and figures are referred to from the main text.
  11. Photograph: Image files should be optimized to the minimum possible size (JPGE Format) without compromising the quality.
  12. Equation: All the equations used in research paper or article should be consecutively numbered in parentheses, horizontally centered with equation number placed at the right.
  13. Table: Number tables consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text. Avoid vertical lines. They should be numbered consequently in Arabic numerals in the order of occurrence in the text. 
  14. Acknowledgement: Acknowledgement of any funding sources, if any should be included at the end of the paper. 
  15. References: Please make sure that every reference cited in the text must also be presented in the reference list and vice versa. The author is responsible for the accuracy of bibliographic citations. Reference should be in this order- 
    • For Book- Surname of the Author » Name of the Author » Year within bracket » Name of the Book » Name of the chapter » Edition no. » Publishers » Publication place » Page no.
    • For Journal- Surname of the Author » Name of the Author » Year within bracket » Name of the journal » Name of the Topic » Page no.
    • For Conference paper- Surname of the Author » Name of the Author » Year within bracket » Name of the conference » Name of the Paper » Page no.  For Internet sources no link address only website and sources. Please do not include DOI number in the reference. Please note that reference must be in this order, otherwise research paper will rejected from publication


  • Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics, Government of West Bengal (2008): District Statistical Handbook, Jalpaiguri pp. 36-45 Agriculture &Allied, Silpabarta Printing Press, Kolkatta.
  • Choudhary,M.R.(1960): Impact of industrialization on Rural and urban Life in India, Geographical Review of India, Volume VIII No.II, pp.16-24.
  • Sarkar C.B. (2010): Causes and Consequences of poverty in Jalpaiguri district, Bhugolica,Volume VII No.I Bangiyo Bhugol Mancha,