International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature (IJELC) [Previous Title: Journal of ELT & Poetry (ISSN:2347-887X)]is an open access journal that provides rapid publication (Bi-Monthly Journal) of articles in all areas related to ELT and Poetry and Related topics

The Journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and excellence. Papers will be published on web immediately after accepted as recently accepted papers

International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature (IJELC) will only accept manuscripts submitted as e-mail attachments.

Submit manuscripts as e-mail attachment to the Editorial Office at:, A manuscript number will be mailed to the corresponding author same day or within 72 hours

The cover letter/author agreement form should include the corresponding author's full address, email address and telephone/fax numbers and should be in an e-mail message sent to the Editor, with the file, whose name should begin with the first author's surname, as an attachment. The authors may also suggest two to four reviewers (one from the other country) for the manuscript. 

Preparation manuscript

International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature  is an open access journal that provides rapid publication (Quarterly) of articles in all areas related to ELT, Linguistics, comparative literature and Poetry and Related topics

International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature!  will only accept manuscripts submitted as e-mail attachments (SINGLE FILE) to the Editorial Office at:

Preparation of manuscript

Research articles, Review articles: Manuscript should be prepared using Microsoft Word. The text should be left justified and use font size 12, Times Roman font, 1.5 spacing between lines, and 1 inch margins.

The Title should be a brief phrase describing the contents of the paper. The Title Page should include the authors' full names and affiliations, the name of the corresponding author along with phone, fax and E-mail information. Present addresses of authors should appear as a footnote.

  • The Abstract should be informative and should be 250 words in length.

  • Following the abstract, about 3 to 6 key words that will provided

  • The Introduction should provide a clear statement of the problem, the relevant literature on the subject, and the proposed approach or solution. It should be understandable to colleagues from a broad range of scientific disciplines.

  • Materials and methods should be complete enough to allow experiments to be reproduced. However, only truly new procedures should be described in detail; previously published procedures should be cited, and important modifications of published procedures should be mentioned briefly. Capitalize trade names and include the manufacturer's name and address. Subheadings should be used. Methods in general use need not be described in detail.

  • Results should be presented with clarity and precision. The results should be written in the past tense when describing findings in the authors' experiments. Previously published findings should be written in the present tense. Results should be explained, but largely without referring to the literature. Discussion, speculation and detailed interpretation of data should not be included in the Results but should be put into the Discussion section.

  • The Discussion should interpret the findings in view of the results obtained in this and in past studies on this topic. State the conclusions in a few sentences at the end of the paper. The Results and Discussion sections can include subheadings, and when appropriate, both sections can be combined.

  • Conclusions/Suggestions

  • The Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc should be brief.

  • Tables should be kept to a minimum and be designed to be as simple as possible(x/l format). Tables are to be typed double-spaced throughout, including headings and footnotes. Each table should be on a separate page, numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and supplied with a heading and a legend. The same data should not be presented in both table and graph form or repeated in the text.

  • Figure legends should be typed in numerical order on a separate sheet. Graphics should be prepared using applications capable of generating high resolution GIF, TIFF, JPEG or Power point before pasting in the Microsoft Word manuscript file. Tables should be prepared in Microsoft Word. Use Arabic numerals to designate figures and upper case letters for their parts (Figure 1). Begin each legend with a title and include sufficient description so that the figure is understandable without reading the text of the manuscript. Information given in legends should not be repeated in the text.

 References/work cited: RJELAL follows MLA format 7th Edition

Book (no author) In Text:(Encyclopedia of Virginia 212)

Encyclopedia of Virginia. New York: Somerset, 1993. Print.

Book  In Text:  (Barnet 97) for more authors (Booth, Colomb, Williams et al. 190)

Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams. The Craft of Research. 2nd ed. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2003. Print

Edited, Translated In Text: (Greenspan and Rosenberg 77)

Greenspan, Edward, and Marc Rosenberg, eds. Martin’s Annual CriminalCode: Student Edition 2010. Aurora:  Canada Law Book, 2009. Print.

Article or Chapter in an Edited Book  In Text: (Naremore 266)

Naremore, James. “Hitchcock at the Margins of Noir.” Alfred Hitchcock:Centenary Essays. Ed. Richard Allen and S. Ishii-Gonzales. London:BFI, 1999. 263-77. Print.

Two or More Books by the Same Author In Text: (Barnet, Practical Guide 87), (Barnet, Short Guide to Writing 17)

Barnet, Sylvan. The Practical Guide to Writing. Toronto: Longman, 2003.Print.

---. A Short Guide to Writing about Art. 4th ed. New York: Harper Collins College, 1993. Print.

Periodicals (Journals, Magazines, Newspapers)  :    Author’s name. “Article Title.” Journal Name volume. issue (year): page-range. Example:                                                                             

Journal Article (Print) In Text: (Keary 614)

Keary, Anne. “Dancing with Strangers: Europeans and Australians at First Contact.” Canadian Journal of History 41 (2006): 613-616. Print.

Online Journal In Text: (Res.J.Eng.Lang.Lit)

Jesus, Kevin.“Governing the Local: Sovereignty, Social Governance and Community Safety.” Res.J.Eng.Lang&Litt.,1(1); (2012): pp 10-12

Review Process

All manuscripts are reviewed by an editor and members of the Editorial Board or qualified outside reviewers. Decisions will be made as rapidly as possible, and the journal strives to return reviewers’ comments to authors within 1-2 weeks. The editorial board will re-review manuscripts that are accepted pending revision. It is the goal of the International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature to publish manuscripts within 2-3 weeks after submission.

Copyright and authors’ rights

It is a condition of publication that all contributing authors grant to KY Publications (International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature!) the necessary rights to the copyright in all articles submitted to the Journal. Authors are required to sign an Article Publishing Agreement to facilitate this. This will ensure the widest dissemination and protection against copyright infringement of articles.


Corrections should be clearly identified and returned to the editorial office within 5 working days of receipt to

Reprints and journal copies

Electronic proofs will be sent (e-mail attachment) to the corresponding author as a PDF file.  Page proofs are considered to be the final version of the manuscript. With the exception of typographical or minor clerical errors, no changes will be made in the manuscript at the proof stage.  Because International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature will be published freely online to attract a wide audience), authors will have free electronic access to the full text (in both HTML and PDF) of the article. Authors can freely download the PDF file from which they can print unlimited copies of their articles; if reprints are requested contact

Fees and Charges: Authors are required to pay Rs 1800/-handling fee for Indian Authors and $ 75 (US Dollar) for foreign authors after accepting your paper.  To provide open access, International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature use a business model in which our expenses—including those of peer review, journal production, and online hosting and archiving—are recovered in part by charging a subscription fee to the institutions or research sponsors. Editors and reviewers have no access to payment information, and hence inability to pay will not influence the decision to publish a paper. For further information contact us