KATHMANDU UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING
AND TECHNOLOGY (KUSET)
GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS
Manuscripts should be addressed to Editor In Chief.
The e- version (MS-word) must be sent via e-mail to <email@example.com>
TYPES OF CONTRIBUTIONS
should be prepared with MS-word version.
should be written in English.
Length: Manuscripts should not exceed 20 pages
(including figures, tables, abstract, and references)
File: Microsoft Word
Font: Times New Roman
Title of the article: Size 14, bold, alignment center, capital
letters, Latin names to be given in italics
Authors: Size 12, alignment center, first letter capital, author
for correspondence should be indicated with an asterisk (*)
Affiliation/Address: Size 12, regular
author: Size 12, regular
Heading First order: Size 12, bold, upper case
Second order: Size 12, first letter capital, bold
Margins: Adjusted, top 1 inch, bottom 1 inch, left 1 inch, right
Page no.: Times New Roman, size 12, alignment right, bottom of
Details: Abbreviations and contractions should be kept to a minimum.
Such information should be integrated into the text.
SHOULD BE PRESENTED IN THE FOLLOWING ORDER
Title of article:
It should be clear, descriptive and not too long
Name(s) of author(s):
If there is more than one author, indicate to whom communications should
Complete postal address
with affiliating Institution and e- mail address.
Abstract: Should be clear, descriptive, completely self-explanatory
and not longer than 300 words. (Heading
size 12, bold, uppercase, text size 10 regular)
Keywords normally 3-6 keywords
Introduction: It should be brief and limited to the definition
of the problem, the aims and purposes of the research and its relation
with other studies in the field. Also the working hypothesis must be clearly
stated. (Heading size 12, bold, uppercase)
Materials and Methods: Correct
standardized procedures should be described in detail. It should include
relevant details on the experimental design and techniques so that the
experiments can be repeated. (Heading
size 12, bold, uppercase)
Results and Discussion: Results should be clearly presented. Tables and figures
should only be included if required to fully understand the data. Discussion
is the interpretation of the results and their relation to the existing
knowledge. The information given in any part of the text may be cited
but not repeated in discussion. (Heading
size 12, bold, uppercase)
Illustrations: The figures
(photographs, drawings, graphs and schemes) must be numbered with Arabic
numerals. If needed a short description is also accepted. They should
be numbered in separate sequence and referred as Figure 1 and Plate 1
both in caption and citation.
must be numbered with Arabic numerals in the order in which they are cited
in the text. They should have a brief descriptive title placed at the
top. A short description is also accepted. Footnotes can be included below
the table. Tables cannot duplicate data contained in the text. Tables
must be sent in Microsoft Word and have no links to the main document
or other archives. These should
be numbered and presented in text, e.g. Table 1.
Acknowledgements: Kindly be brief in acknowledgements.
The acknowledgment of the contributions of colleagues can be stated in
this section. Acknowledgment for financial support must be cited on the
corresponding section. (Heading
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References: Authenticity of
the references is the responsibility of author(s). The full title of the paper must be mentioned together with the first
page. List only references that are refereed
to in the text. Book titles
should be followed by the place of publication and the publisher. (Heading size 12, bold, uppercase)
In the text:
References should be cited in the text by consecutive
number of their occurrence; the numbers are shown in the big bracket [ ] at the end of statement related to that particular
reference and the list should be in the order of citation.
Lapsi has great potential as a cash generating
tree for hill farming communities in Nepal [1, 2] thus, reducing farmers
reliance on subsistence food production and to improve their welfare .
In the reference
the same sequence of the text, the list of references is appended under
the References heading. Each reference should provide names and initials
of all the authors giving coma in between the authors and & before
the last author. They must be presented according to the following examples:
 Miralai A F, Montee E, Bartnikas R, Czeremuszkin G, Latreche M &
Wertheimer M R, Investigation on the effect of inter electrode gap of
a dielectric barrier discharge on the uniformity of treatment of polymer,
Plasma and polymer, 5 (2000) 63.
 Adrian B
& Jimmie S, Microwave, Discharge: Fundamental and Application, Plenum, New York. (1984) 30, ISBN 0-11-568725-9.
 Tomich T
P, Roemer M, & Vincent J. Uniform glow discharge plasma source at atmospheric
In: Lindauer D L, M. editors. ICS Press, San Francisco,
USA (1994) 151, ISBN 0-11-568725-9.
Golubovskii Yu B, Maiorov V A & Behnke J F, The role of emission
from the electric surface in a homogenous barrier discharge in nitrogen,
in Proceedings of 15th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry,
8, 3239, Orleans, 10-14 July 2001.
Subedi D P, Surface modification of polymer by low temperature
plasmas. Ph. D. Thesis, Department of Physical Electronics, Masaryk
University, Kotlarka 2, 61137, Brno Czech Republic, 2002.
(physics)- wikipedia, the free encyclopedia,
http://www/en.wikipedia.org/weki/plasma_(physics), February 2008
Citations from personal communications and unpublished data are not acceptable.
SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPT
1. Submission of an article for publication implies
that the article is original unpublished and not considered for publication
2. The author may suggest reviewers for their manuscript
but the editorial board reserves the right to opt reviewer other than,
on in addition to, those suggested.
3. The manuscript must be accompanied by a cover
letter describing the following:
title of the paper
full name of author(s)
iii) complete postal address and e- mail address of corresponding
category of the submitted article
name of three potential reviewers (if
possible) with e- mail addresses and full postal addresses
It is mandatory on
the part of the corresponding author to furnish certificate at the time
of submission of the manuscript for publication
Papers can be sent to the following address:
Prof. Dr. BhadraMan Tuladhar
Editor In Chief
Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel (NEPAL)
E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is to certify
that the reported work in the paper entitled "..............................."
submitted for publication in Kathmandu University Journal of Science,
Engineering and Technology (KUSET),
is an original one and has not been published or submitted elsewhere.
I/we further certify that proper citations to the previous reported work
have been given and no data/table/figures have been quoted verbatim from
other publications without giving due acknowledgement and without the
permission of the author(s). The consent of all the authors of this paper
has been obtained for submitting the paper to the journal.
and Signature of all authors