Guideline for Authors

All manuscripts submitted to the journal must comply with these instructions.  Failure to do so will result in return of the manuscript and possible delay in publication.

Please ensure that your paper looks exactly like our template with headings, logo, bold or no bold, font's color, references format etc as stated at
Style Guide of Manuscript

Click here to download the manuscript template

For model manuscript, click here


The Pertanika Journal of Scholarly Research Reviews uses an online manuscript submission and review system. Authors are required to register here and login before submitting their manuscript online. They may also check the status of submissions after logging in. 

Authors should complete the registration form as detailed as possible with the star marked fields must be filled. After all filled, click the Register button to register. Then the author will be brought to the Online Submission interface and click the "New Submission" button. For starting a New Manuscript Submission, follow the steps below:

Step 1 Starting the Submission: Choose appropriate journal section, in this case, choose article.

Step 2 Uploading the Submission: To upload a manuscript to this journal, click Browse and choose manuscript file to be sent, then click Upload button. To continue the process click Save and continue button.

Step 3 Entering the Submission's Metadata: In this step, enter the metadata writers in detail. Including the manuscript title and abstract.

Step 4 Uploading Supplementary Files: A completed Nomination Form should be uploaded as well. Click the Browse button, select the file and click the Upload button. Click Save and continue to go to the next step.

Step 5 Confirming the Submission: The author should do final check for the manuscript that have been uploaded. To send this manuscript to The Pertanika Journal of Scholarly Research Reviews, click the Finish Submission.

After submitting the manuscript , the author will receive a receipt via email.

All other inquiries can be sent directly to

For more information on how to submit your manuscript online, go to the link below:
Open Journal System (OJS) guideline for authors

Manuscript preparation

PJSRR accepts submission of review articles. Articles must be in English and they must be competently written and argued in clear and concise grammatical English. Acceptable English usage and syntax are expected. Authors are strongly recommended to have the manuscript checked by a colleague with ample experience in writing English manuscripts or an English language editor. Linguistically hopeless manuscripts will be rejected straightaway.

Publication Copyright

PJSRR policy prohibits an author from submitting the same manuscript for concurrent consideration by two or more publications. It prohibits as well publication of any manuscript that has already been published either in whole or substantial part elsewhere. It also does not permit publication of manuscript that has been published in full in Proceedings. Please refer to PJSRR’s Code of Ethics for full details. The editorial may use a plagiarism detection system. By submitting your manuscript to this journal, you accept that your manuscript may be screened for plagiarism against previously published works.

Editorial process

Authors are notified on receipt of a manuscript and upon the editorial decision regarding publication.

Manuscript review: Manuscripts deemed suitable for publication are sent to the Editorial Board members and/or other reviewers/ referees. We encourage authors to suggest the names of possible reviewers/referees. Notification of the editorial decision is usually provided within to ten to twelve weeks from the receipt of manuscript.

Author approval: Authors are responsible for all statements in articles, including changes made by editors. The liaison author must be available for consultation with an editor of The Journal to answer questions during the editorial process and to approve the edited copy. Authors receive edited typescript (not galley proofs) for final approval. Changes cannot be made to the copy after the edited version has been approved.