EXELIQ warmly invite all member of the science community (scientists, professors, academicians, industry expert) to submit original, previously unpublished research papers to EXELIQ Publishing. There are few essentials for publishing in IJASSI:

  1. Manuscripts should be written in English.
  2. Manuscripts will be returned to the author if the word count is exceeded. Word count of manuscripts should not exceed 1,500 words for short paper; 2,000 words for commentary and concepts; 3,000 words for original paper and 4,000 words for review paper. The word count is excluding abstract, references and appendices.
  3. Submissions must include the elements such as: title, author’s name(s), affiliation (Department, Faculty, University) and address(es) of the author(s)), abstract (250 words maximum), an introduction, main content (further guideline please refer section below), conclusion, acknowledgement, and a reference section.
  4. The papers should be submitted to the Journal’s online submission system, which needs registration. 
  5. All manuscripts should be submitted electronically to the IJASSI at HERE. The soft copy must be at least in Microsoft Office 97 (PC Version).  Please make sure it is virus–free.
  6. The Copyright Transfer & Consent Form should be summited after paper been accepted by IJASSI.
  7. Paper submissions are accepted only in (.doc) format according to the journal specific format which provided in Journal Template (.doc).
  8. Each paper will be provided with a paper ID for further reference.
  9. Prior submission for the manuscript, you are suggested to read following guideline.

Manuscript Preparation Guideline

Page Layout

Line Spacing for Body Text

1.5 spacing text

Top Margins of Paper 2.5 cm
Bottom Margins of Paper 2.5 cm
Left Margins of Paper 2.5 cm
Right Margins of Paper 2.5 cm


Fonts: Arial Font Size Text Align
Title of Paper 18 Bold Left
Author’s Name 14 Bold and Normal Left
Author Affiliation 12 Normal Left
First Level Headings 12 Bold and Capital Letter Left
Second Level Headings 12 Bold and Italic Left
Third Level Headings 12 Normal and Italic Left
Abstract and Keywords 12 Normal Justify
Main Content 12 Normal Justify
Conclusion 12 Normal Justify
Acknowledgement 12 Normal Justify
References 12 Normal Justify

Sections Headings

  1. First level headings should be aligned to the left-hand margin. Use capital letters and bold.
  2. Subheadings should be set in italics, bold and aligned to the left-hand margin of the column on a separate line.
  3. Sub-subheadings should be set in italics.
  4. There should usually be no more than three heading levels.
  5. All headings should use font type Arial and font size 12pt.

Structure of Content

  1. Introduction- Describe the problem statement, its relevance, and provide a brief purpose of the research. Illustrate the direction taken, whether it is empirical or conceptual/theoretical testing in analyzing the research subject.

Main Content

An original paper should be composed the main content that mentioned above according to the following sections in the particular order:

  1. Literature Review / Theoretical Background and Hypotheses Development
  2. Research Methods – Explain the method/model that was used to conduct the research
  3. Results or findings – Highlight the main findings that justify the research theme.
  4. Discussion
  5. Contributions
  6. Conclusion
  7. After the main content of paper and conclusion, please insert Acknowledgement, Reference and appendix (if any).

Tables and Figures

  1. Use font size 12pt.
  2. Number all tables and figures with Arabic numeralsin the order in which the tables are first mentioned in text.
  3. The figure must be centred and caption should be place below the figure.
  4. The table be centred and caption should be at the top of table.
  5. Figures and tables should be numbered consecutively throughout the manuscript.


References should be complete and follow the latest APA Style. For example:

Cohen, J. (1988). Chi-Square Tests for Goodness of Fit and Contingency Tables. In _____Statistical Power Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed., pp. 215–271). _____Elsevier.

Hair, J., Hult, G. T. M., Ringle, C. M., & Sarstedt, M. (2016). A Primer on Partial Least _____Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, _____California: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Henseler, J., Ringle, C. M., & Sinkovics, R. R. (2009). The Use of Partial Least Squares _____Path Modeling in International Marketing. Journal of the Academy of Marketing _____Science, 20(3), 277–319.

Henseler, J., & Sarstedt, M. (2013). Goodness-of-fit indices for partial least squares path  _____modeling. Computational Statistics, 28(2), 565–580.

Sekaran, U., & Bougie, R. (2013). Research Methods for Business : A Skill Building _____Approach (6th ed.). Wiley.

Zikmund, W. G., Babin, B. J., Carr, J. C., & Griffin, M. (2013). Business Research _____Methods (9th ed.). Canada, South-Western: Cengage Learning.

Journal Template (.doc) – Click Here to Download