Guidelines for Contributors

Given below are some guidelines for authors who wish to submit their works to the ELT Voices – India internationl journal.

  • Articles submitted for consideration for publication in the journal should be original and not published in any form, anywhere earlier.
  • Articles should not be in more than 10, 000 words. This word limit includes all notes, references and tables.

  • All articles should be accompanied by an abstract (100-150 words).
  • Articles should be prepared in MS Word 97-2000 format following British spellings.
  • All contributions should be made on an A4 size format, with 1.5 line spacing. The matter

    should be justified. The font size should be 13.

  • Graphs and charts should be prepared using MS office softwares (i.e. word, excel)
  • PDF versions are not accepted for the journal.
  • Contributions should be submitted by email only. The email id is

The articles should include:

  • The name (s) of the author (s)
  • A5-line bio note
  • Their professional affiliations
  • Postal address
  • Phone number
  • Email address

Contributors should not violate any of the provisions of the Copyright Act and the Rules made there under as regards the materials used in articles or their sources. The journal is not responsible for any violations or lapses on the part of contributors.

All articles submitted for consideration for publication in the journal would be subjected to the journal’s refereeing system.

The journal reserves the rights to make stylistic changes or other editorial changes in the article (s) submitted and accepted for publication.

Review and Processing Time

All submitted works go under a review process by 2 reviewers which takes at least 15-20 days. If the a work is accepted with revision, the researcher has to apply all points suggested  by the reviewers. Then, corrected paper will be reviewed by the editor again to be acceptable for publication which will take at least again 15-20 working days.

Book Reviews

The  ELT Voices – India journal publishes brief write-ups on select new publications of professional interest and also select book reviews. The journal solicits books from authors and publishers for this purpose. Publishers can write to the editor at