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CGC, Landran Mohali, Punjab-INDIA


CBSA invites academicians and professionals to contribute research papers, articles, case studies, abstract of doctoral dissertations and book reviews for its forthcoming issue. The Authors/Contributors are requested to kindly follow the given guidelines strictly:

1. Manuscripts should be submitted in either Word or Open Office document format. The composition of manuscripts should be as mentioned: Title page, Author details, Abstract, Keywords, Body of paper, References and Appendices (if any).
2. The size of the paper in any case should not be more than 10 pages (excluding references).
3. Title Page: This page should contain the complete title of the paper and names, affiliations, addresses, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of all authors. The author who submits the article will be regarded as contact author.
4. Abstract: An abstract of not more than 150 words is required. It should contain description of the subject and in the case of research papers, discussion about methods and conclusions.
5. Keywords: All papers must contain keywords. They should be provided in alphabetical order; and should be immediately after abstract section.
6. Body of the paper (for research papers): The body of the paper besides the heading should consist of certain sections like; statement of the problem, objectives, research methodology (including research type, sampling procedures, statistical methods if any...), Analysis, discussion and etc.
7. Conclusion: The conclusion to the contributions should be precise with minimal numerical figures/data. It should also mention the gist and gamut of the author’s effort in his/her research endeavor. The conclusion could give a sense of realization or achievement of objectives of the research.
8. Illustrations: Figures and tables should appear after references (in form of appendix), and must have proper description in related or appropriate sections in the body (analysis/discussion/summary or what so ever). The figures & tables must be in numeric (e.g., fig. 1, fig. 2, table-1, table-2 and etc.). All illustrations must have information regarding source of data as description.
9. References: Please follow APA reference style for references, viz., book, journal, magazine, working papers, monographs, newsletters, websites, webinars and etc. References should be numbered in the order they are mentioned in the text (which means, it need not be alphabetical), number references in squared brackets as shown below:
I. Kareena, B. Manoj K. D. (2010). A comparative analysis of higher education system of India with other countries. American Journal of Scientific Research. Issue (12). Pp. 137-152. ISSN 1450-223X.
II. MHRD. Education. 11th five year plan. P. 22. Retrieved from
III. Geetha, R. P. (2008). Economic reforms and financing higher education in India. from
IV. Faith. D. (2008). India’s Higher Education Sector in the Twenty-First Century – A Growing Market, And the Need for Greater International Engagement. The 17th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA). Australia. P. 1 All Indian Survey on higher education. Pilot Report, MHRD. 2011. p. 1
V. Sanat. K. (2006). Higher education in India – seizing the opportunity. Working paper no. 179. ICRIER, New Delhi. P. 4-5.
VI. Knight. J. (2006). Higher education crossing borders. UNESCO. Retrievedfrom
VII. Ajitava. R. Prabhir, D. (2006). Assessing barriers to trade in education services in developing ESCAP countries: An empirical exercise. ART Net Consultative Meeting. Macao.
VIII. Maria M. (2009). India – Education market. A presentation to University of Alberta. Canadian education centre network. Canada.
10. Proof: The authors may get proofs, after all amendments and correction (if applicable). The papers will be entertained once these suggested corrections are done. Under no circumstances the journal compromises reviewer’s feedback.
11. Selection shall be done on the basis of Blind Refereed Review.
12. No plagiarism is accepted. Decision of the Experts and the Editorial Board shall be final and binding upon the contributors.
13. Journal will be published in both modules: online and print.
14. The editors/editorial board reserves the right to modify and improve the manuscript to meet the standards of the journal.
Plagiarism Policy
The editorial board is very strict regarding plagiarism. The journal believes that taking the ideas and work of others without giving them credit is unfair and dishonest. Copying even one sentence from someone else's manuscript, or even one of your own that has previously been published, without proper citation is considered plagiarism-use your own words instead. The editorial board retains the absolute authority to reject the review process of a submitted manuscript if it subject to minor or major plagiarism and even may cancel the publication upon the complaint of victim(s) of plagiarism.