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Research Paper Format – Simple Guide

Format of the Research Paper is an important task while writing and submitting a research paper to any Institute. The general format of a research paper is given below.

Hope this simple & easy guide will help you format your research project report.

Research Paper Format – Simple Guide





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(10-point type size, upper and lower case, centred under the title)



Your paper should be in the same format as this file.  The abstract goes here. Your abstract should be a maximum of 250 words here clearly outlining the contribution of your paper. The abstract is in italic fonts.


Maximum of six words. e.g.. Modelling, simulation, artificial intelligence and neural networks

1.  Introduction

Clearly explain the nature of the problem, previous work, purpose, and contribution of the paper.

2.  Body of Paper

For the body of your document, use Times New Roman font, 10-point type size, single-spaced.  The whole document should be fully justified (not only left-justified).  Headings should be 12-point, upper- and lower-case, bold or 10pt upper case, bold.  Subheadings should be 10-point upper- and lower-case.

Paper size: Only A4 size is accepted. (8.27” x 11.89”) (210 mm x 27 mm)

Margins: -All pages Top, bottom, left of page: 25 mm (1”)

-Right:15 mm (0.49”)

-Space between two columns:12 mm (0.47”)

– Space for columns: 80 mm (3.15”)

Justification: Full justification of the document

No headers and footers, no page numbers.

2.1 Graphs, Tables, and Photographs

Tables and Graphs: Minimum 8-point type size, minimum line thickness 0.13” or .30 mm, all captions should be upper- and lower-case, bold or unbold, and centred over one or two columns of body text (depending on the size of the graph or table).

Illustrations and Photographs: Halftones, minimum of 8-point type size.  Captions should be in upper- and lower-case, bold, and centred over 1 or 2 columns of body text (depending on the size of the image).  

Images must be computer-designed and submitted as EMBEDDED images in your document (.pdf  or .doc ).  

Digitized photographs in 256 greyscale are recommended.

File size: Total file size of the paper should not exceed 2Mb.

3.  Conclusions

Clearly indicate advantages, limitations, and possible applications.


A brief acknowledgement section may be included between the Conclusions and References (optional).

Do not include author biographies.


References need to be numbered as they appear in your text ([1], [2], [3], etc) and should appear in your reference section in numerical order (not alphabetically).

The required format for references is as follows:

(Format for Proceedings Papers)

[1] W.J. Book, Modelling design and control of flexible manipulator arms.  A tutorial review, Proc. 29th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, San Francisco, CA, 1990, 500-506.

(Format for Journal Papers)

[2] M. Ozaki, Y. Adachi, Y. Iwahori, & N. Ishii, Application of fuzzy theory to writer recognition of Chinese characters, International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, 18(2), 1998, 112-116.
Note that the journal-title and volume number (but not issue number) are set in italics.

(Format for Books)

[3] R.E. Moore, Interval Analysis (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1966).

Note that the title of the book is in lower case letters and italicized.  There is no comma following the title. Place of publication and publisher are given.

Submitting Your Final Manuscript

Deadline for receipt of final manuscripts is posted on the conference webpage.

Submit the papers in .PDF or .DOC format only. Preferred is .DOC.

In order for your final manuscript to be published, the following conditions to be satisfied:

1.Registration and fully paid for by the deadline.
2. Presenting at the conference by one of the authors.
3. Submission online to eITBM [email protected]
4. Papers poorly produced or incorrectly formatted and past the deadline will not be included in the proceedings.



Please use Letter-size document format only. You are allowed a total of 5 pages double-column pages in IEEE format for the document. This is the maximum number of pages that will be accepted, including all figures, tables, and references. Please do not put page numbers on your document.

Documents format Letter-size (8-1/2″ by 11″)   paper

Use Times New Roman font

Use two Column Format

[Justify the columns]3.5 inches wide

0.25 inches space between columns

Top Margin 0.75 inches

Bottom Margin1.0 inch

Left Margin 0.625 inches

Right Margin0.625 inches

Position figures and tables at the tops and bottom of columns. Figure captions should be below the figures and centralized. Table captions should be above the tables and centralized.

Title of the paper 24-point [regular]

Authors Name11-point [regular]

Author’s Affiliation10-point [regular]

Section Heading 10-point, First letter [CAPS]

8 point other letters [CAPS]

10 point [italic]


Abstract9 points [bold]

Text & Equations 10 point [regular]

References, Tables, Table names, Figure captions, Footnotes8 point [regular]

This is all about research paper format.