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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word, PDF or OpenOffice document file format.
  • One author (usually the first author of the manuscript) is the designated corresponding author and should provide their contact details, particularly their active e-mail address and a full postal address.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • Manuscript has been spell-checked and should be grammatically correct.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • All tables and figures should have their respective titles, description and footnotes.
  • All figures have their relevant captions.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • Permission has been obtained for use of copyrighted material from other sources (including the Internet)
  • Journal policies detailed in this guide have been reviewed.

Author Guidelines

The author’s name, institutional affiliation and mailing addresses (email and postal) should be given on the title page of the manuscript only to facilitate blind reviewing. Manuscripts should be double-spaced on A4 sized paper with margins of 1.25” on both the right and left side of the page and 1” on the top and bottom of the page. Each paragraph should be indented. All quotations in the main text should consistently be in double quotation marks. References should be parenthetical, and manuscripts should include a list of works cited and brief endnotes (if any).

Authors should also include a brief abstract of content between 150 and 250 words for each manuscript. This should be followed by a maximum of 6 keywords in the article. 

Publication Charges 

Publication Charges for BNREJ:

Beginning April 1, 2018, a fee of RM 500 /USD 130 (including GST) will be imposed as processing charges for each accepted manuscript and submitted to IIUM EJ on and after this date. The fee covers the cost of language editing, translation of abstracts, copyediting, and other editorial expenses.

Manuscripts submitted prior to this date will not incur any charges.

Journal is accepting several high quality extended conference papers, probably around 5 or 6 papers, to be published in regular issue with the rate of RM 750/USD 195 (including GST). Please send the evidence of the payment by email to bnrej@iium.edu.my

After the payment of this fee, the review, editorial decision, and author notification on this manuscript is guaranteed to take place within 4 weeks.


The payment can be made by cash, Electronic Transfer or Telegraphic Transfer (TT)  to bank account:

Name: UIAM Operating Account

Bank: Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad

Account No: 1407-000000-4716

Swift Code: BMMBMYKL

Branch: International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Gombak, Selangor


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