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Instructions for Authors
JIRS is providing a wonderful platform for researchers and acadamicans, for publishing novel research articles. JIRS is an Bi-Annual, Double blind, International peer-reviewed journal. Unsolicited manuscripts will be welcomed here.
Soft copy of the dissertation must be submitted online through JIRS Portal. Manuscripts should not be submitted via Fax, Email or Post. Ensure the anonymity of the authors while uploading the articles, by excluding the names, titles and institutions of the authors in the soft copy. Alternatly, add all the details in the MataData of the submission. Manuscripts will be considered for publication only if they have not been published previously and are not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
The Review Procedure Manuscripts that are submitted to Journal of Islamic & Religious Studies (JIRS) are subject to evaluation by at least three independent referees (including two from technologically advanced countries) who are expert in the applicable field. The decision to accept or reject a manuscript rests solely with JIRS Editor.The Editor, however, base his decision primarily upon the recommendations of the referees who have evaluated the paper.
General Requirements: Unsolicited Manuscripts must be written in English/Urdu/Arabic. Type the manuscript on white bond paper, (A4 size paper) with margins of at least 0.7 inches on Top & Bottom and 0.6 inches on Right & Left for English/Urdu/Arabic. Use the following fonts while writing article:
English Articles: Book Antiqua
Urdu Articles: Alvi Nastaleeq
Arabic Articles: Traditional Arabic
Begin each of the following section on separate page and in the following order:
Results & Conclusions,
Type the page numbers consecutively, beginning with the title page, in the ٖlower centered comer of each page in English, Urdu and Arabic.
Abstracts: Provide on a separate page an abstract of 150 to 200 words followed by the keywords for respective article. The abstract should consist of labeled background, Methods, Results and Conclusion. Abstract should briefly describe, respectively, the problem being addressed in the study, how the study was performed, the salient result and what the authors conclude from the results.
State the purpose of the article and summarize the rationale for the study.
Include the Key Words relating to the article subject.
Present your results in logical sequence in the text.
Emphasize the new and important aspect of the study and conclusions that follow from them. Link the conclusions with the goals of the study but avoid unqualified statements and conclusions not completely supported by your discussion and references.
Text and references must follow the format outlined in The Chicago Manual of Style like:
al-Ālūsī, Sayyid Maḥmūd al Baghdādī, Rūḥ al Ma’ānī, (Cairo: Muniriyah Press, 1353 AH), PP.
All footnotes citing books must contain the complete title, name of the author(s), place of publication, publishing company, and date. All foreign words must be underlined and transliterated.
JIRS reserves the right to change the transliteration of all historical names, titles, and non-English terminology to bring conformity with its own style.