Guidlines

GUIDELINES FOR CONTRIBUTORS

Scholarly and research oriented original manuscripts pertaining to any of the areas mentioned in the Journal's Aims and Objectives are welcome. Research Articles will be published after blind peer review of Internal and External Experts of the field as per revised policy and rules of the HEC "Y” category Research Journals. Research articles must be submitted according to the submission procedures described below. 


SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

The complete guidelines on submission that must be adopted by the contributors are as follows:

A.     Authors should send a soft copy of their research articles in MS word format as an e-mail attachment directly to the Editor on peaceresearchjournal1@gmail.com.

B. All submissions should be preceded by a title page containing the title of the manuscript and certain information about it in the manner given below:

:Title of Research Article       ü   Author’s Name        ü   Designation         ü   Field of Specialization/Interest        ü   Date of submission        ü   Name of Institution        ü   Postal Address       ü   E-Mail Address        ü    Number 

C.

 Please include an abstract of not more than 150 words in English.

D.

 Please include maximum five key words below the abstract.

E.

 Depending on the opinion of the editors, editorial board and external and Internal                

 evaluators, articles will be:

a)     Approved for publication without corrections/modifications.

b)     Approved subject to corrections/modifications, or Declined.

 

Formatting Guidelines

The articles submitted for consideration must be typed on one side of A4 size paper, with appropriate margins on right and left 1.50 inches each and top and bottom 1.00 inches each.

 

A.     Guidelines for Urdu Articles

 

 

1. The Research articles must be typed in MS Word format in “Jameel

Noori Nastaeelq" Font with English Abstract in Cambria Font of 12 size.

2. Font size for body text must be 16. 

3. “Muhammadi1” Fonts recommended for Arabic Text including

     Qurʾān and Hadīth.

 

4. Heading font must be of 18 font size with sub headings of 16 with    

     Bold.

 

5. The size of References and annotations must be 12.

 

6. English Translation/Equivalents of Urdu words must be typed in  

     “Cambria” font of 12 size.

B.  For Arabic Articles

 

1.     Arabic Research articles must be typed in MS Word format in “Muhammadi1" Font with English Abstract in “Cambria” Font of 12 size.

 

2.     Font size for body text must be 14.

 

3.     Heading font must be of 16 font size with sub headings of 14 with Bold.

 

4.     The size of References and annotations must be 12.

 

5.     English Translation/Equivalents of Urdu words must be typed in “Cambria” font of 12 size.



C.   For English Articles

1.     English articles must be typed in MS Word format in “Cambria" Font with Abstract of 12 size.

 

2.     English Articles must be typed with the 12 font size in “Cambria” Font.

 

3.     Heading font must be 14 font size with sub headings of 12 font size with Bold.

 

4.     The size of References and annotations must be 10.

 

 

Keeping in view all the above-mentioned guidelines, the Articles must not exceed 7000 words except as and where necessary.


System Of Transliteration

        The following System of Transliteration for Arabic, Persian and Urdu words and names must be applied in the Research Articles.

Arabic

Persian

Urdu

Arabic

Persian

Urdu

Arabic

Persian

Urdu

ء

ʾ

 --

-- 

ر

R

R

r

ك

K

K

K

ب

B

 --

 --

ز

Z

Z

z

گ

G

G

G

پ

P

P

P

ڑ

--

-- 

گھ

Gh

Gh

Gh

ت

T

 --

 --

ژ

--

Zh

zh

ل

L

L

L

ٹ

T

 --

T

س

S

S

s

م

M

M

M

ث

Th

 --

 --

ش

sh

Sh

sh

ن

N

N

N

ج

J

 --

 --

ص

ه

h1

h1

h1

جھ

--

 --

Jh

ض

و

W

W

W

چ

--

Ch

Ch

ط

ي

Y

Y

Y

ح

 --

 --

ظ

ة

a2

 --

a2

خ

kh

 --

 --

ع

ʿ

ʿ

ʿ

ال

al3

 

al3 

د

d

 --

 --

غ

gh

Gh

gh

1 When not final

ڈ

--

-- 

D

ف

F

F

f

2 -at in construct state

ذ

dh

Dh

Dh

ق

Q

Q

q

3 article

 

VOWELS

Arabic

Persian

Urdu

 

Arabic

Persian

Urdu

 

Long   ا آ

Ā

Ā

Ā

 

Short    ـَ

A

a

a

 

و

Ū

Ū

Ū

 

ـُ

U

U

u

 

ي

Ī

Ī

Ī

 

ـِ

I

I

i

 

                                     

                     

Doubled

يّ iyy (final form ī)

Diphthong

وَ  au

 

وّ uww  (final form ū)

 

يَ  ay

 

Guidelines for Editorial and Review Board

1. Reviewers must critically review the assigned paper in specified time

     frame of PRJIS. If reviewer is not sure to complete the review process in

    specified time, kindly inform within 24 hours of assignment of paper. 

2. Reviewers must follow the Double-blind peer review process to ensure the

    quality review. PRJIS adhere Zero percent plagiarism policy. Every

    reviewer make sure that paper must be originally written. For each paper

    we must provide originality report to author.

3. All the review feedbacks must be provided through Email form through

     PRJIS Review template. 

4. Reviewers must highlight the parts of submitted manuscripts that require

     amendments from authors. The expert reviewer suggestions will be value

     added. 

5. If reviewers find any paper suitable for publishing even then critical

     remarks should be given in order to improve the quality of manuscripts. 

6. The paper will be reviewed by the same reviewer once the suggested

     changes are done in reviewed paper. 

7. Reviewers must maintain the formatting and style of original manuscripts

     as strictly adhered by templates of PRJIS. 

8. Editorial board of PRJIS has every right to override any suggested

     changes by reviewers and their decision should not be ruled out by

     reviewer. 

The Bi-Annual Research Journal “PEACE” published by the Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sindh, Jamshoro is an international and national peer reviewed medium for the publication of articles of researchers in Islamic learning and contemporary Muslim thought. It contains the articles in three languages: English, Urdu and Arabic. It will contribute in promoting Islamic thought among the learned circles of Pakistan and abroad. Academia & Intelligentsia of the universities & other spheres is always invited & welcomed for their innovative research findings. We are glad to mention that “PRJIS” is in the process of its Recognition in “Y” Category by the HEC.