Call for Paper

ETD 2015 welcomes contributors to submit proposals for papers and posters.

Author Guidelines
Contributors are requested to adhere to the respective Author Guidelines prescribed for Papers and for Poster Presentation.

How to Submit:
A separate website has been created using Open Conference System to manage submission, review and acceptance of abstract for full paper, proposal for poster presentation, full papers and poster presentations. Contributors are encouraged to submit their abstracts/proposals using this online system.

However, Abstract for Full Paper and Proposal for Poster Presentation can also be submitted through email to following email IDs: etd2015@jnu.ac.in or etd2015india@gmail.com

Click on respective tabs above to submit 'abstract/full paper' or 'proposal/poster presentation'.

Your online submission will be acknowledged immediately after completion of the process. However, acceptance of your submission will be notified later as per the timeline of the conference.

Best Paper Award
As a part of the academic activities, the best paper award will be presented at the closing session. Please note that:

  • The selection of the best paper will be done by the Evaluation Committee.
  • The paper with the highest total will be awarded "Best Paper".

Best Poster Award
As a part of the academic activities, the best poster award will be presented at the Closing plenary session. Please note that:

  • The selection of the best poster will be conducted by the Evaluation Committee
  • The poster with the highest total will be awarded "Best Poster".


For any information related to Papers, Poster Presentation, please contact:

Mr. Sanjeev K Sunny,
Assistant Librarian, JNU
sanjeevksunny@gmail.com,
9013800344

All contributions must be written in English Language only.

Timelines and Deadlines:

March 31, 2015 Ensure to submit an abstract in not more than 500 words.
April 15, 2015 Expect status notification of your submission.
July, 31, 2015 Ensure to submit your full paper for publication on the conference website and (possibly) in the conference proceeding.

Author Guidelines for Abstract:
All contributors need to submit an informative abstract of not more than 500 words, and it should include:

  • The title of the paper
  • An indication of the context and purpose of the work
  • A description of the methodology
  • A summary of results, including products or other outcomes
  • Implications and significance of the work.

Author Guidelines for Full Paper:

  • The title should be concise and expressive of the content; a sub-title may be added if required.
  • Author(s) Name should be followed by institutional affiliation.
  • The paper should have an abstract, not exceeding 250 words.
  • The paper should contain:
    1. An indication of the context and purpose of the work
    2. A description of the methodology
    3. A summary of results, including products or other outcomes
    4. Implications and significance of the work.
  • The paper should be submitted as a Word document (.doc or .docx format only).
  • Paper size: A4, Font: 12-point Arial, Pages: Maximum 12 pages
  • Tables should be typed and included as part of the text.
  • Succinct and clear captions should be provided for all tables, figures and plates.
  • References to other publications should be according to APA Style.

How to submit abstract?

Please note, full papers can't be submitted directly; it can only be submitted after acceptance of the abstract.

Follow the below mentioned steps to submit abstract:

STEP 1: Register yourself

  1. Keep your abstract ready as per the above author guidelines.
  2. Click Here to access website for Online Registration.
  3. Follow the iinstructions there to access Login Page.
  4. If you have earlier registered as an 'Author' on this website, login with your registered user id and password, else, click on 'Not a user? Create an account with this site'.
  5. Fill in the form to create an account with this conference. All * marked fields are mandatory.
  6. Please note, you must check off the box 'Author: Able to submit items to the conference.' under 'Create account as' section at the end the form.
  7. Click on 'Create' button. An email with your login credentials will be sent to your email id; and you will automatically log into the conference.

STEP 2: Submit your abstract

  1. Click Here to access login page for Online Submission.
  2. Login with your registered user id and password. If you forgot your password click on 'Forgot your password?'. A new password will be sent to your registered email id.
  3. Click on '[New Submission]'. 'Step 1. Starting the Submission' page will appear.
  4. Read the 'Submission Checklists' and check off them to indicate that your submission is ready to be considered by this conference. All the checklists are mandatory.
  5. Read the Copyright Notice.
  6. If you have any Comments for Conference Director, type it in the text box given.
  7. Click on 'Save and Continue'. Page to Enter Metadata will appear.
  8. Enter Metadata Form along with Title of your work and the Abstract.
  9. If there are multiple authors, click on 'Add Author' button to add details.
  10. Click on 'Save and continue' to get 'Uploading Supplementary Files' page. Upload supplementary file/s, if any, else simply click on 'Save and continue'. If you upload any supplementary file, 'Supplementary File Metadata' Form will open; fill this form.
  11. Click on 'Save and continue' to complete your submission process. A confirmation email will be sent to your registered email id.


If you face any difficulty in online submission, please contact Mr. Sanjeev K Sunny, Assistant Librarian, JNU at sanjeevksunny@gmail.com or +91 9650275030.

All contributions must be written in English Language only.

Timelines and Deadlines:

July 31, 2015 Ensure to submit a proposal for poster presentation.
August 15, 2015 Expect status notification of your submission.
August 31, 2015 Ensure to submit your Camera Ready Poster.

Author Guidelines for Proposal:
All contributors need to submit an informative proposal to be considered for poster presentation, and it should include:

  • The title of the poster
  • An indication of the context and purpose of the work
  • A description of the methodology
  • A summary of results, including products or other outcomes
  • Implications and significance of the work.

Author Guidelines for Poster:
Please note that poster should be self-explanatory, that is, if the author is not present to explain, discuss, and answer questions audience should be able to understand it.

  • The title should be concise and expressive of the content; a sub-title may be added if required.
  • Author(s) Name should be followed by institutional affiliation.
  • The poster should have an abstract, not exceeding 250 words.
  • The poster should contain:
    1. An indication of the context and purpose of the work
    2. A description of the methodology
    3. A summary of results, including products or other outcomes
    4. Implications and significance of the work.
  • The poster should be submitted as a PDF document only. Please note, in case of acceptance for poster presentation, it would be authors' responsibility to bring printed hard copy of their poster/s during the conference.
  • Poster size: Max. 90 cm (35.1 inches) Width x 150 cm (58.5 inches) Height
  • Succinct and clear captions should be provided for all tables, figures and plates.
  • References to other publications should be according to APA Style.
  • Poster presenters are expected to be the author of the poster so as to provide brief descriptions of the poster during the Poster Presentation; also, to be prepared to provide expanded descriptions of the poster during the Poster Presentation

How to submit proposal for poster presentation?

Follow the below mentioned steps to submit proposal:

STEP 1: Register yourself

  1. Keep your proposal ready as per the above author guidelines.
  2. Click Here to access website for Online Registration.
  3. Follow the instructions there to access the Login Page will appear.
  4. If you have earlier registered as an 'Author' on this website, login with your registered user id and password, else, click on 'Not a user? Create an account with this site'.
  5. Fill in the form to create an account with this conference. All * marked fields are mandatory.
  6. Please note, you must check off the box 'Author: Able to submit items to the conference.' under 'Create account as' section at the end the form.
  7. Click on 'Create' button. An email with your login credentials will be sent to your email id; and you will automatically log into the conference.

STEP 2: Submit your proposal

  1. Click Here to access login page for Online Submission.
  2. Login with your registered user id and password. If you forgot your password click on 'Forgot your password?'. A new password will be sent to your registered email id.
  3. Click on '[New Submission]'. 'Step 1. Starting the Submission' page will appear.
  4. Read the 'Submission Checklists' and check off them to indicate that your submission is ready to be considered by this conference. All the checklists are mandatory.
  5. Read the Copyright Notice.
  6. If you have any Comments for Conference Director, type it in the text box given.
  7. Click on 'Save and Continue' to get 'Uploading the Submission' page. Upload your proposal.
  8. Click on 'Save and Continue'. Page to Enter Metadata will appear.
  9. Fill the Metadata Form along with Title of your work and the Abstract.
  10. If there are multiple authors, click on 'Add Author' button to add details.
  11. Click on 'Save and continue' to get 'Uploading Supplementary Files' page. Upload supplementary file/s, if any, else simply click on 'Save and continue'. If you upload any supplimentary file, 'Supplementary File Metadata' form will open; fill this form.
  12. Click on 'Save and continue' to complete your submission process. A confirmation email will be sent to your registered email id.


If you face any difficulty in online submission, please contact Mr. Sanjeev K Sunny, Assistant Librarian, JNU at sanjeevksunny@gmail.com or +91 9650275030.