Author Guidelines

GISRAS Journal of Management & Islamic Finance (GJMIF) is a quarterly peer-reviewed research journal focusing the theory and practice of Islamic economics and finance particularly focusing upon the applied activities prevailing into the world. GJMIF provides a platform for researchers, academicians and practitioners to take part in this journal along with qualitative and quantitative research in the field of Islamic economics and finance.

Originality of the Manuscript

The manuscript must not have been published or have been sent to publish anywhere while sending the manuscript to GJMIF. The original contributions will be accepted only and if the material is taken from some book or any other source, the source must be mentioned.

Length of the Manuscript

The manuscript should be typed in M.S. Word and restricted to 10 to 15 pages of A-4 size paper and submitted manuscripts must not exceed more than 10,000 words including all references, tables, and figures.

Submission of the Manuscript

The manuscript should be submitted before start of the first month of each quarter, beginning from January, April, July & October enabling review and approval of the material by the editorial team for publication in the issue in hand.

If the editorial team is of the opinion that the article provisionally accepted for publication needs to be revised, shortened, or the particular expressions therein need to be deleted or rephrased, such opinions will be communicated to the author for appropriate action.

Authors are requested to submit their manuscripts to:

Author name(s) and Affiliation(s)

Please clearly indicate the given name(s) of each author(s) and their affiliation(s).

 Sections of the Manuscript

The article should be included three major sections: the Abstract, Main Body, and References.


Your abstract should contain at least your research topic, research method, result and conclusion. You may also include possible implications of your research and future work you see connected with your findings.

Your abstract should have a single paragraph. Your abstract should be between 150 and 250 words. You may also list down keywords from your paper in your abstract.

 Main Body

Body of the text should follow the APA Style in following context.


The Introduction section includes the objective of the work and provides an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

Theoretical Section

The Theory section should extend, not repeat, the background to the article already dealt with in the Introduction and lay the foundation for further work. It should cover all the relevant studies related to the topic of research.

Methodology Section

The authors should clearly state the methodology as whether it is conceptual study or empirical in nature. It should provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced. The methods already published should be indicated by a reference. The relevant modifications should be described only.


The results should be clear and concise. All tables and figures should be shown clearly.


This section should compare the results with previous studies and discuss their relevance with sound justification.


The main conclusion of the study may be presented in a short Conclusion section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Result and Discussion section. It may also draw policy and managerial implications of the study.


It must be ensured that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). Unpublished results and personal communications are not recommended in the reference list, but may be mentioned in the text. If these references are included in the reference list, they should also follow the APA style and should include a substitution of the publication date with either ‘Unpublished results’ or ‘Personal communication’.

Citation of a reference as ‘in press’ implies that the item has been accepted for publication. When using APA format, follow the author-date method of in-text citation. This means that the author’s last name and the year of publication for the source should appear in the text, for example, (Jones, 1998), and a complete reference should appear in the reference list at the end of the paper.

The numbering of footnotes will be consecutive, and the footnotes themselves will be placed at the end of the article