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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • I affirm that similarity index (plagiarism) of this manuscript is under 20% (as per HEC policy)
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Authors should keep in view the following guidelines while submitting articles to JRSS:

Language: The submitted manuscript should be written in English, (American or British, but not a mixture of both). It should be double spaced, fully justified and free from grammatical errors.

Format: American Psychological Association (APA) - 6th edition - should be followed for in-text citations and end references.

Title: Title should be brief, written in Times New Roman with Font Size 14 Bold, and centrally aligned. The title page should include author’s/ authors' full name, affiliation and email address.

Abstract: Abstract of the manuscript should be concise, clear and relevant. It should not exceed 150 words.

Key Words: Provide maximum 6 key words reflecting what the topic is about.

Abbreviation: Avoid the use of an abbreviation until it is widely known and commonly used in that form. Use of an abbreviation in the text should be preceded by the usage of its full form.

Introduction: Introduction should provide a clear statement of the problem and relevant literature on the subject. Methods and procedures used in the research should be described in detail. Introduction should also provide a comprehensive picture of the results.

Total Words Count: Article should have a maximum length of 7,000 words and minimum length of 4,000 words, depending upon the topic and methdology of the research conducted through including title, abstract, tables, figures, and references list. 

Authors Names and Affiliations: After desk review and before initiating peer review process. author(s) cannot change/update or add new authors. JRSS strictly follows that policy. It is responsibility of corresponding author to check names and affilitiations of other authors before the peer review process stage.

Publication Fee: In accordance with Policy for NUML Research Journals (2022), the authors have to pay a partial amount of the total processing/publishing cost of an article borne by National University of Modern Languages. However, guest authors (scholars of International Repute) will not be charged fee for submitting a research paper. Fee paid at any stage will be non-refundable if a paper fails peer review. The bank account details are given below to proceed the payments.                     

S. No.

Description of Fee




Initial submission 

Rs. 1,000 

At the time of submission


Processing fee

Rs. 9,500 

After successful internal peer review report


Publication fee

Rs. 9,500

Publication the article

Bank Name:

Askari Bank Ltd.

Bank Address:

I-9, Industrial Area Branch, Islamabad

Account Title:

National University of Modern Languages – Journal of Research in Social Sciences

Account No:

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For International-------PK52ASCM0000550380006729