Guideline for Online Journal F

Finding In Research (FIR) A Journal of AIRO-NDF

A Multidisciplinary Biannual Refereed Online Research Journal


“FIR” a Multidisciplinary Biannual Refereed Online Research Journal is being published by AIRO-NDF; The FIR Journal welcomes and encourages original research papers, articles, book reviews, notes and comments etc. in not more than 3000-4000 words in English. (Font: Main body -11 pt. in Times New Roman for English)

Papers are processed through a blind referral system by experts in concerned subjects. To ensure anonymity in reviewing the papers, name of the author, co-author, designation, address, contact number, e-mail, and title of the paper should appear only on the first page of the paper.

Except calling for paper, the most valuable and suggestive comments of all the readers are always awaited and welcomed in order to achieve the ultimate goal. We are looking forward for your contributions; all communications must be made only in electronic form e-mailed to: findinginresearch@gmailcom


Editors: “FIR”

Finding In Research (FIR)

FIR, as the name reflects itself FIR is focused on gathering knowledge on the different issues of Law, Social Sciences and Humanities. It is a journal which generates appetite for knowledge among the educationists. Our effort is to gather the knowledge from all nooks and corners from

the experts, society and at the same time to disseminate the same back to the society for their benefit. Let’s come out with new ideas and theories to improve our educational knowledge.


FIR, a Multidisciplinary Quarterly International Refereed Research Journal of Law, Social Sciences and Humanities etc., is published in the month of January and July every year. Original and unpublished papers, articles, book reviews, notes and comments etc. in not more than 3000 words in English is preferred .


Attention Authors:

  1. Research papers submitted must be original. It should neither have been published earlier nor should be under the consideration of any other publication.
  2. Papers should add to the knowledge of different disciplines by providing a new insight either through new information substantiation or contradiction of the previous findings, theory, phenomenon, application and development of a new technique etc.
  3. Any sort of plagiarism is not acceptable. Even after acceptance, if an article is found to be plagiarized, it will be sent back. The authors may even be blacklisted.
  4. The decision to publish the paper will exclusively be of the Editorial Board. The papers may be sent back to the author for incorporating changes as suggested and for proof reading. However, the Editorial Board reserves the right to incorporate minor changes including the format and presentation of the manuscript.
  5. Plagiarism is strictly prohibited. Contributor will give a declaration about it during submission of his paper


Guidelines for Authors:

The contributors have to follow strictly the following conditions:-

  1. The manuscript should be typed in MS Word, either in English, double-space on one side of A-4 sized paper having 1″ margin on all sides.
  2. Font: Main body -11 pt. in Times New Roman .
  3. The full length of the research papers and articles should be between 3000 -4000 words.
  4. An abstract of not more than 200 words is required.
  5. The articles should preferably be illustrated, with bold and short captions/ Headings. Sub-heading should also be in bold letters. Footnotes should be used only if necessary.
  6. To the extent possible, tables and illustrations should appear in the document near/after where they are referenced in the text. Avoid the use of overly small type in tables. In no case should tables or figures be in separate document or file.
  7. Tables must be numbered consecutively and must have a brief title.
  8. The paper should start with an introduction and end with a conclusion, summarizing the findings of the paper.






References should be at the end of the paper as the following style:


Author’s Name, “Title of the papef”, (in italic) Year, Vol., Issue, Name of Journal, Page e.g.- Prof. B.B. Pande, “^h>’ Indian Patients do not deserve the highest expert skill from Doctors? Comment on Martin F. D’ Souza v. Mohd. Ishfaq;” (2009) 4 SCC (J), pp. 24­25.



Author’s Name, “Title of the book” (in italic), Publisher’s Name, Place, Year, Page. e.g.- M.P Jain,  “Outlines of Indian Legal and Constitutional History”, LexisNexis Butterworths Wadha, Publication, Nagpur, 2010, p. 125.



Author’s Name, Title, date (day), “Name of Newspaper” (in italic), Place of Publication,


e.g. R. Arivanantham , “120 HIV +ve cases detected every month” , Wednesday, May 25, 2011 “The Hindu””, New Delhi, p. 1.



Author’s Name, “Title of the paper” (in italic), vol.—Issue, Year Name of Journal page available at, accessed on date and time

e.g. Paula Braveman, “Social Conditions, Health Equity, And Human Rights””, Vol. 12, No. 2, available at accessed on 25/05/2011 at 10:45 am.




All manuscripts should be accompanied by the certificate:






The manuscript/paper titled………………………… is original, exclusive and unpublished material. It

is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Further, it will not be submitted for publication elsewhere, until a decision is conveyed regarding its acceptability for publication in FIR. If accepted for publication, I/we agree that it will not be published elsewhere either in whole or in part without the consent of FIR.


I/We the undersigned authors hereby, transfer/assign or otherwise convey all copyright
ownership of my/our paper, entitled……………………………………………………. to the FIR.

Date:                                                                                                                                                     Signature


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