Publication Policy

The journal is published biannual. The policies under publication are as follows:

Copyright Policy


Copyright to the work (including without limitation, the right to publish the work in whole or in part in any and all forms of media, now or hereafter known) is hereby transferred to ATSS-IICMR for publishing the article in their forthcoming volume of journal I4. However, each of the Author(s) retains the following rights:

    1. All other proprietary rights to the work such as patent.

    2. The right to reuse any portion of the work, without fee, in future works of the Author's own, including books, lectures and presentations in all media, provided that the I4 journal citation should be included along with its version. Further the author can post them on their own home page with prior permission of ATSS IICMR & should include citation as given below.

"This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ATSS IICMR for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in PUBLICATION, {VOL#, ISSUE# ISSN-0975-2757, (Month & Year)}".

    3.The right to revise the work.


The copyright form must be signed by the author/(s) and must be received by ATSS IICMR (on given address) before processing of the manuscript for publication can be completed. This is to certify that the paper is not accepted and presented anywhere else. The paper submitted to I4 journal, is the property of ATSS IICMR and IICMR publication holds the right for its publication.

Access Policy

I4 journal is published as an e-journal the authors will get access credentials to access their article in corresponding issue without any payment. Nominal subscription charges are applied only for hard copy. The e-journal will be published on website

Submission Policy

Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously, that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. The author submits the paper in website as per the instructions and guidelines provided to author for paper publication.

Paper submission guidelines are:

    1. Size: Articles/Contributions are expected to be of about 2000 to 5000 words including figures and tables. A soft copy of the manuscript should be submitted.

    2. Cover Page should include,
    a) Title of the paper/article.
    b) Details of the author(s) i.e. name(s), designation, Institute/Industry name, phone and e-mail address (es) of the author(s), Teaching &/or Industrial experience, (Student should mention the department & year in which they are studying at present).
    c) Acknowledgements related to paper, if any
    d)If this paper has been presented by the author earlier in some conference or seminar then PLEASE GIVE THE DETAILS OF THE CONFERENCE ALONG WITH THE NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE DULY SIGNED BY THE CONFERENCE AUTHORITY.

    3. Please take a note that author name should appear only on the cover page.

    4. Abstract: Abstract of about 200-250 words should follow the cover page along with keywords.

    5. Copy-right Certification: The authors should certify on the cover page that the article /paper is not published nor accepted anywhere else. Authors should ensure that the article/paper submitted to I4 Journal, is the property of IICMR and IICMR holds the rights for its publication.

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