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Author Guidelines

Authors are kindly advised to follow the following guidelines while preparing and formatting the manuscripts for submission to JECS:

  • Manuscripts should be submitted through the online system at

  • Submitted manuscript must not be published or under consideration for publication in any other journal or conference at the same time.

  • Manuscript must be relevant to the journal scope, original, and free of data fabrications.

  • Manuscript should be written in English, free form grammatical errors.

  • Plagiarism is strictly prohibited, plagiarism scan is in use, and similarity index cannot exceed 20%. Authors should maintain high ethical standards for their research and publications.

  • Copyright transfer form must be submitted with the paper, if not it should be submitted in the page proof step.

  • Authors are advised to follow editorial board and reviewers feedbacks to improve the quality of the work.

  • After acceptance of manuscript the authors need to submit the final camera ready of the paper. The final manuscript may be prepared using either LaTeX or Microsoft Word.

  • Page proofs are sent to the corresponding author, It is advised that editing at the proof stage is limited to the correction of typographical errors, incorrect data, and grammatical errors, and for updating information on references which were in press. The results of page proofs should be sent immediately

Type of manuscripts include:

  • Regular paper: Original research work that advances the field of research, and/or contributes something new to the literature and must contain a full description of the results.

  • Review paper: A review work on a specific topic, which has the same sequence of a regular paper.

Paper Format

Use JECS manuscript template for paper formatting.
The complete manuscript must be no more than 6 pages (including bios and photos to be added in the final submission), double-columned, 10 pt font.

Paper Template

Template available at: JECS Paper Template

Download Autor Guideline here


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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Upon acceptance for publication an article becomes a copyright of the SUST Journal of Engineering and Computer Science (JECS).

Copyrights of all published materials are owned by the Sudan university of Science and Technology (SUST).

The corresponding author is to sign, on behalf of the other authors, a transfer of copyright form. Articles will not be published until a signed form is received.