The SESI Journal invites original contributions on all aspects of renewable energy, including basic science, technology, policy, economics, extension and field monitoring issues. Research papers, articles, technical notes, short communications, book reviews, letters to the authors, reports of conferences and meetings are invited. Timely and comprehensive review papers summarizing the state of the art-research and development both in India and internationally are welcome.
All manuscripts are subjected to a critical review and the final decision relating to a manuscripts’ suitability for publication rests solely with the Editor, SESI Journal.
All complete manuscripts (including text, tables, figures, photographs etc.) should be submitted in triplicate (hard copy) and on a floppy/CD-ROM (soft copy) to:
The Editor, SESI Journal,
C/o Maharishi Ayurveda, A-14, Mohan Cooperative Industrial Estate,
Mathura Road, New Delhi-110 044, India
E- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Manuscripts should be typed legibly on one side of paper (size 8.5″ X 11″) leaving at least 3 cm margins at top, bottom and both sides. For research papers, the maximum length of the matter should not exceed 20 pages, inclusive of all figures. tables, captions, footnotes and references; and for brief communications the length should be kept to 7 pages. Each paper should be accompanied with an abstract and key words. The abstract not exceeding 250 words should state the principal objectives of the research, describe the methods employed and summarize the results and conclusion. Authors should maintain consistency in spelling. All the pages should be numbered consecutively. including the tables and figures. Articles should be complete, clear and lucid. The authors should cover their subject thoroughly but as concisely as possible. Platitudes or repetitions of facts considered well known to the reader should be avoided in the text.
Originals of drawings and graphs in black and white must accompany the manuscripts. Line drawings in the form of high-quality computer generated prints (preferably 1200 dpi laser printout) or in black-ink on tracing paper are also acceptable. Graphs, bar diagrams and similar illustrations prepared by using graphic software, in black and white, are also acceptable. Photocopies are not acceptable as illustrations. Since the print area of the journal is 5″ X 8″, the original artwork and the lettering snould be of suitable size to enable good quality reproduction.
References to be published should be numbered in the sequence in which they are referred to in the text. Arabic numerals within parentheses can be used as an indicator in the text. Each reference should be quoted in the following sequence:
Last name followed by initials for all the author(s), Year of publication, Exact title of the paper, Name of Journal (in italics). Volume number (in bold lettering): Initial and final page numbers of the article.
Last name followed by initials for all the author(s), Year of publication, Exact title of the chapter/paper, Exact title of the book (in italics), Name of Author(s)/Editor(s), Edition, Name of the publisher, Place of publication, Initial and final page numbers.
Each table or figure should be on a separate sheet with an explanatory caption. The table should be numbered in Arabic numerals; the explanatory title should make each table intelligible without reference to the text. The source of data in the table, if from a reference, should be mentioned at the bottom of the table. Supply a full citation for tables and figures taken from already published literature.
All text intended for footnotes should be put in a section titled Notes which will appear before References. The notes should be indicated in the text with lower case alphabets in superscript and should appear in the Notes section in the same order in which they are mentioned in the text.
Author(s) must sign a statement transferring copyright of accepted manuscripts to SESI before publication.