The Journal of the Textile Association (JTA) is an Open Access, indexed prestigious bi-monthly Peer Reviewed Journal published by the Textile Association (India) since over 82 years, devoted for publication of communications embodying the results of original work of Research / Review in different branches of Textile Science, Technology, Engineering and Management that provides rapid publication.

JTA is indexed by Scopus (Elsevier), National Academy of Agriculture Science (NAAS), Indian Citation Index (ICI) and National Institute of Science Communication & Information Resources (NISCIAR) and by some others.

JTA is Abstracted by Chemical Abstract (USA), Science Abstract (India) and World Textile Abstract (UK).

JTA is in the phase of transformation to a Peer Reviewed journal and hence it is requested to go through the JTA guidelines and send us Manuscripts as per the requirements mentioned. Please follow the parameters for improving journal’s better Quality and Impact Factor. We follow Blind Peer Review Process. After the receiver of the Manuscript Submission, Editor reads for its acceptance or rejection. Accordingly, Author is intimated to make the changes considering the format and guidelines. If is accepted, it goes for blind review process. Received comments from reviewer sent to the author and edited revised manuscript after changes received, it is reviewed for accepted or rejected. Author is intimated for final rejection or the acceptance of the manuscript.

  • Avoid publishing of Unethical Policies and practices. Such manuscripts will not be accepted.
  • Manuscripts should be spell checked and grammar checked. Also please check for free of plagiarism.
  • Author should submit Three Reviewers which are related to the field of the paper with their Full Contact Details (Position, Organisation, Full Address, E-mail ID & Cell no.) and reasoning for suggesting these Reviewers.
  • Use the guidelines to carry out a final check of your manuscript before you send to the journal for publication.
  • Page Layout: A4 Size paper, Margin Top 0.4”, Bottom 0.3”, Left 0.8”, Right 0.7” (No formatting in lines). Do not highlight with coloured.
  • Manuscripts should be mailed to Hon. Editor at [email protected] / [email protected]

Journal of the Textile Association publishes the following types of Articles.

Type of Articles

Abstract words limit

Words limit

Pages limit

Reference limit

Original Research Articles

<250 words

<5000 words

8-10 pages

<30

Review Articles

<300 words

<6000 words

14-16 pages

<70

Short Communications

<150-20 words

<2000 words

3-6 pages

<15-17

Texperience

NA

<1000 words

2-4 pages

NA

Preparation & Format Of Article

It should be written in English only on MS Word 2007 or above in single column. No Header & footer to insert. Illustrations (Figures & Tables) and clear readable images (JPG) must be inserted in the article at the appropriated position to appear. Articles should be concisely in 1.5 spaces in A4 paper size with 0.8 inch margins (each side). Article shall be prepared in Times New Roman using font size 11 normal and for Article Title (14 bold faces, each of first word in Capital and others in Lower case). Author/s Name using font size 12 bold faces, Institute, Department with location using font size 12 Italic faces are to be used. For citation/references follow the journal style. It should be numbered in the text consecutively, like [1] [2] or [1, 2] etc. formatted as superscript. It should be arranged in the following order:

  1. Title Page
  2. Abstract & Keywords
  3. Materials and Methods
  4. Results
  5. Conclusions
  6. Acknowledgement (if any)
  7. References

Title Page

The title should be on the first page and provide precisely indicate the nature of the work in the communication. Names of the authors (12 full name including Institute, department, affiliation, and E-mail address in normal face, upper case (font size 12) followed by the please mention “*Address For correspondence” at the bottom left corner of the title page. If any of the co-authors are from different organizations, their addresses too should be mentioned and indicated using numbers after their names.
Maximum 5 authors should be allowed. The Corresponding Author of the article must be marked with an asterisk*. In addition the corresponding author must include E-mail address at the bottom left corner of the title page.

Abstract

Abstract should be typed briefly reflect all aspects of the study, as most databases list mainly abstracts and references should be avoided. The abstract section should not exceed more than 250 words and divided must be into Background, Methods, Results and Conclusion sub-heading.

Keywords

Must provide 5-7 appropriate Keywords after the abstract section and Keywords should be arranged alphabetically order.

Introduction

The introduction should not be an extensive literature review although it should provide sufficient background information for the reader to understand and evaluate the results of the present study.

Materials & Methods

Describe the materials used in the experiment, department, place, month, year of experimentation etc. in the separate first paragraph. Followed by describe the methodology (with references) implied for collection of data in short on next paragraph.

Tables

Tables should be numbered consecutively (Table 1, Table 2 etc.) and each table must paste on appropriated position in the article text. The title should be typed at the top of the table in Bold letters.

Illustrations and Figures

Figures must be numbered and cited at the relevant point in the article text, e.g. “Fig. 1”, “Fig. 2”, etc.

Results & Discussion

Results should be clear and concise. Discussion should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is desirable. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.

Conclusion

This should state clearly the main conclusions of the research and give a clear explanation of their importance and relevance. A short, paragraph summarizing the most important finding(s) of the research is required. The conclusions section should not exceed more than 150 words.
Add some lines of future prospects and implications at the end of conclusion section and it must be started with new paragraph.

Acknowledgements

The source of any financial support, gifts, technical assistance and advice received for the work being published must be indicated in the Acknowledgments section. This should be brief and for special assistance only.

References

The authors are responsible for the accuracy of the bibliographic information (references). It should be numbered consecutively in [  ] in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text in at the end of the text. The style and punctuation of the references should confirm to the following examples:

  • Journal references
    [1] Dr. N. Gokerneshan, Ms. B. Padma, Ms. R. Haripriya, Ms. A. J. Abisha Raju, Dr. K. Sangeetha, Ms. Lakshmi Sudheer & Dr. K. M. Pachiyappan, “Acoustic Properties of Woven – Part II : Studies on Corduroy and Fabric with Polyester Fabrics made from Staple and Textured Weft Yarns”, Journal of the Textile Association, 82/2 (61-67), (Jul-Aug ’2021). (If Authors are ≥5 then use “et al.”) 
  • Books
    [2] Beyer WF, Fridovich I. ‘A Text Book of Medical Biochemistry’, 2nd ed., Germany; LAP Lambert Academic publishing: 2013: pp. 13-33.
  • Websites
    [3] Cancer-Pain.org [Internet]. New York: Association of Cancer Online Resources, Inc.; c2000-01 [updated 2002 May 16; cited 2002 Jul 9], http://www.cancer-pain.org/
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