Guidelines for Author(s)

  1. Manuscripts submitted for consideration for publication in the journal should be original and not published/submitted anywhere earlier.
  2. Text should be in Times New Roman with 12 font size, The title of the article should be in 14 font size.
  3. Article should not exceed 4000 words including Tables, References and Annexure.
  4. Article should contain an abstract which should not exceed 200 words. Abstract should contain the gist of description of the study, sample size, methodology, findings and research implications.
  5. Article should have5 keywords below the abstract.
  6. The first page of the article should contain Title, Author’s Name, Designation, Affiliation address, email ID and Phone numbers. No information of author should be included in any other page.
  7. All references should follow standard APA style

Review Process

The editor reviews each paper and if judged suitable for publication, it is then sent to reviewers for peer review and only based on the recommendations of the reviewers, further decision (i.e.) accepted, revised or rejected will be taken.

Manuscript Format :
Article should be submitted only in the format given below:

  1. Title
  2. Abstract
  3. Key words
  4. Introduction
  5. Review of Literature
  6. Conceptal framework
  7. Objectives of the Study
  8. Formulation of Hypotheses (if any)
  9. Research Methodology
  10. Findings
  11. Conclusion
  12. Scope for Future Research
  13. Research/Managerial Implications
  14. References

Copyright :

Authors must cede copyright of the articles to GMR and certify that all copyright requirements are met with respect to the materials used in the article published. Copyright of the content rest with GMR for its use or dissemination. However, GMR grants permission to authors to use the contents in any other works edited by them.  All other usage is subject to prior approval from GMR. 

Policy for Allegation of Misconduct & Complaints:

It is the responsibility of the author to ensure accuracy of the collection, analysis, and interpretation of the data in manuscripts published in GMR and ultimately to guarantee the authenticity of the content of the articles published in the GMR. When allegations of any misconduct with respect to the scientific contents is lodged against a manuscript published in GMR, the Editor-in-chief will review the charges. If the charges are found to be true by an ‘Independent review board’ constituted by Editor-in-chief then the manuscript will be retracted from the GMR issue. The Editor-in-chief will prepare a statement for publication in GMR indicating retract of the publication.  

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest:

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. Potential conflicts of interest should be disclosed at the earliest stage possible.


Authorship Criteria:

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the reported study. The corresponding author must ensure that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.


Author Fees:

There is no authorship fee for publishing the manuscripts.