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Submission Preparation Checklist

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.
  • The submission file is Microsoft Word document file format.

Author Guidelines

Instructions for Authors

 JIRS is providing a wonderful platform for researchers and academicians, for publishing novel research articles. JIRS is a Bi-Annual, Double-blind, International peer-reviewed journal. Unsolicited manuscripts will be welcomed here.

 Manuscript Submission

 A 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. Alternatively, 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 the Journal of Islamic & Religious Studies (JIRS) are subject to evaluation by at least three independent referees (including two from technologically advanced countries) who are experts in the applicable field. The decision to accept or reject a manuscript rests solely with JIRS Editor. The Editor, however, bases his decision primarily upon the recommendations of the referees who have evaluated the paper.

 Format Requirements

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 the Top & Bottom and 0.6 inches on the Right & Left for English/Urdu/Arabic. Use the following fonts while writing an article:

English Articles: Book Antiqua

Urdu Articles: Alvi Nastaleeq

Arabic Articles: Traditional Arabic

Begin each of the following sections on a separate page and in the following order:

Title page,



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 the respective article. The abstract should consist of labeled Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusion. The 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.

Key Words:

Include the Key Words relating to the article subject.


Present your results in a logical sequence in the text. 


Emphasize the new and important aspects of the study and the 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:

al-Ālūsī, Sayyid Maḥmūd al Baghdādī, Rū al Ma’ānī, (Cairo: Muniriyah Press, 1353 AH), PP.

All endnotes 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 style.

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