SHEPA Journal of Academic Research is flagship referred (Bi-annual) journal of the ‘Society of Higher Education & Practical Application (SHEPA), Varanasi. SJAR aims to create its distinct identity by achieving excellence through creating and disseminating knowledge related to business, technology, and management area.

SJAR focuses on organizational sustainability and transformations which directly contribute to societal change. It is devoted to disseminating findings from research and empirical work to explore original ideas concerning various aspects of functional areas of Management and technology. The journal has been a platform for academicians, practitioners and researchers to communicate new ideas.

SJAR invites contributions from academicians, researchers and practitioners from across the globe. It plans to bring special issues from time to time, which would focus on themes reflecting contemporary aspects and emerging issues of business, management and technological practices to contribute to existing knowledge in business and Management. SJAR follows the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)


Turnaround Time (Average):

Desk Review Decision: 15 Days

First Review Response: 30-45 Days

Final Decision: 90-120 Days (depending on the required number of revisions).


Electronic Access:

SJAR is available electronically at /



SJAR is supported by SHEPA. The main sources of its revenue are subscriptions and advertisements.


Publisher Details:



Printer Details:


For Subscriptions/Submissions of Papers, Contact:

The Chief Editor, SJAR

SHEPA Campus,

Nibia Bacchaon,

Phones: 8957026103

E-mail: /


Subscriber(s)/Reader(s) are advised to visit SJAR website for detailed information


Disclaimer Statement

SHEPA hereby clarifies that the information published in “SJAR” Journal does not necessarily reflect the views of SHEPA or the editor(s) and as such is not an official record. SHEPA makes no warranties, either express or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of the information. Neither does it warrant that use of the information is free of any claims of copyright infringement. Please note that SHEPA does not claim or guarantee the authenticity of the information, statement, quotations, links to websites, or any contents published in the “SJAR” Journal and does not imply any official endorsement or responsibility or guarantee or validity of the opinions, ideas, data, or products, etc. The use of information published in “SJAR” Journal is the sole responsibility of the reader/user and at his/her risk. SHEPA does not hold any responsibility for loss, damage, dishonor, pain, etc., that may occur due to the use of published information in “SJAR” Journal. SHEPA advises readers/users to verify, cross-check and validate the information in all respects be SHEPA use in any form.

Aim & Scope

The Journal seeks to serve as a leading platform for the dissemination of cutting-edge research and scholarly contributions in the intersecting fields of business, technology, and management. Our goal is to nurture a dynamic conversation of understanding, knowledge and ideas among researchers, academics, practitioners, and policymakers globally.

Original, innovative, scientific, theoretical or applied research texts in the field of business, management, organizational studies and allied disciplines are encouraged. Through publication and dissemination efforts the attempt is to further strengthen the competencies of practitioners, research fraternity and academics who may be interested in deepening and widening the range of their efforts.

It emphasizes on following sub-area which are not limited to:

  • Business Innovation and Strategy:
    • Exploration of innovative business models.
    • Strategic management and decision-making processes.
    • Integration of technology in business strategy.


  • Technological Advancements:
    • Emerging technologies and their impact on industries.
    • Technological adoption and adaptation in organizational settings.
    • Ethical considerations in technology development and deployment.


  • Management Practices:
    • Organizational behavior and leadership.
    • Human resource management and workforce dynamics.
    • Sustainable and responsible management practices.


  • Interdisciplinary Research:
    • Intersection of business, technology, and management fields.
    • Collaborative approaches to address complex challenges.
    • Integration of diverse perspectives for holistic understanding.


  • Global Business and Cultural Impacts:
    • International business strategies and challenges.
    • Cross-cultural management and global collaboration.
    • Economic, social, and cultural influences on business and technology.


  • Digital Transformation:
    • Strategies for successful digital transformation.
    • Impact of digitalization on organizational processes.
    • Big data analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning in business.


  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation:
    • Leadership and risk management.
    • Start-up: Issues & Challenges


  • Sustainable Development:
    • Corporate social responsibility and sustainable business practices.
    • Environmental and social impacts of technological advancements.
    • Sustainable development goals and business contributions.
  • Associated multi-disciplinary areas

By embracing this comprehensive aim and scope, our research journal seeks to contribute to the advancement of knowledge, facilitate meaningful discourse, and inspire impactful practices in the dynamic realms of business, technology, and management. Original contributions are accepted for publication after rigorous blind review. We welcome high quality research focusing on application to various organizational functions, systems, case experiences, comparative models, conceptual frameworks, insights and innovations, methodologies, tools and techniques, organizational strategies are particularly welcome.

Chief Editor
Dr. Anupam Shukla
Editorial Board
Dr. Yogesh Kumar Mehta
Dr. Vijay Pathak
Mr. Pankaj Pandey
Dr. Dilip Gond
Dr. Rahul Mehta


Prof. Prithvish Nag


Co- Patron

Dr. Chandrashekhar

  • 1. Chief Editor ensures timely and unbiased double-blind peer-review process
  • 2. Correct articles enter the review process
  • 3. Chief Editor assigns papers to Associate Editors
  • 4. Associate Editors conduct desk review
  • 5. Decision: Desk Rejection or Send for Peer Review
  • 6. Desk-cleared articles sent to expert reviewers for evaluation (two or more)
  • 7. Reviewers selected based on expertise in relevant field
  • 8. If any reviewer disagrees or fails to comply, alternate reviewer is assigned
  • 9. Double-blind peer-review process: Author and reviewer identities concealed
  • 10. Editorial changes made to meet journal’s requirements
  • 11. Editor/Associate Editor reviews potential conflicts of interest and self-citation suggestions made by reviewers
  • 12. End

Guidelines for Authors

SHEPA Journal of Academic Research (SJAR)

1. Manuscript classification and words limit:

                        Research articles: 6,000

                        Perspectives: 6,000

Management case: 3,000

Colloquium: 5,000

Book review: 2,000

2. Language and Format:


British English.

Microsoft Word

Times New Roman 12 pt, 1.15 line spacing, and 1.5-inch margins.

Pages to be numbered.

3. Title page:

Concise title, author name (s), and email id.

About 100-word of biographical sketch.

4. Abstract & Keywords:


3-5 keywords.

5. Text of the article:

Concise headings in bold up to three levels.

Define all abbreviations at the first mention.

Use italics sparingly for emphasis.

Long quotations should be presented as separate blocks.

6. Footnotes:

Avoid using footnotes unless absolutely necessary.

7. Tables and Figures:

Tables and figures in a separate file with numbers and titles.

Mark their positions in the manuscript.

Explain superscripts or asterisks with notes below the tables/figures.

Avoid copying and pasting tables from software.

Construct tables using Microsoft Word’s table feature.

8. Annexures:

To be labeled as Annexure I, Annexure II.

9. References:

Follow the APA style for in-text citations and reference lists.

1. Book:

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of Book. Publisher. Example: Smith, J. A. (2005). The Art of Programming. Tech Press.

2. Journal Article:

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number (issue number), page range. DOI or URL

Example: Johnson, M. B. (2010). The effects of sleep on memory consolidation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(8), 1678-1691. doi:10.1080/xxxxxxxx

3. Webpage:

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day of publication). Title of webpage. Website Name. URL

Example: Doe, J. (2021, June 15). The impact of climate change on biodiversity. National Geographic.

4. Edited Book:

Editor, A. A. (Ed.). (Year of publication). Title of Book. Publisher.

Example: Smith, J. A. (Ed.). (2010). Advances in Artificial Intelligence. Academic Press.

5. Conference Proceedings:

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of paper. In A. Editor & B. Editor (Eds.), Title of Proceedings (pp. xxx-xxx). Publisher.

Example: Johnson, M. B. (2018). Natural language processing: A review. In S. White & T. Black (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (pp. 45-56). Springer.

10. General Instructions:

Submit manuscripts via email:

Certify that the material is not published, copyrighted, accepted, or under review


Authors must observe high academic and ethical standards.

The journal has zero tolerance for plagiarism.

Authors are responsible for obtaining copyright permissions where necessary.

A peer reviewed multidisciplinary journal aims at disseminating information about recent developments in the field of management, computer science, biotechnology, and information technology by ways of research articles, book reviews, short communications & case studies and summary of Ph.D. thesis on emerging and relevant issues. The Journal also provides exploration and open discussion of interdisciplinary endeavor to the various prevailing problems of Management and Information Technology.

We invite original research paper, articles, review papers, executive experience sharing, book reviews and case studies, short communication on emerging relevant issues and problems, summary of Ph.D. thesis from functional areas of Management and Information technology for publication. Papers received for, are subject to a blind review by the specialized persons.


          Important Dates for Author(s)

For July 2023 Issue,

Paper Submission Deadline:                           March 15th, 2023

Intimation for Acceptance/Modification:       April    15th, 2023

Final draft submission deadline:                     April    30th, 2023

For January 2024 Issue,

Paper Submission Deadline:                           September 15th, 2023

Intimation for Acceptance/Modification:       October 15th, 2023

Final Draft Submission Deadline:                   October 30th, 2023



All manuscripts and editorial correspondence should be addressed to


The Editor                

SHEPA Journal of Academic Research (SJAR)

Institute of Computer Science & Technology,

SHEPA Campus, Nibia Bachchaon, NH-2, Varanasi – 221011, Uttar Pradesh




Website: www.

Contact: +918400022298, 8957026103

For subscriptions and related enquiries write to:


The Editor

SHEPA Publications House

SHEPA Campus, VRM Bypass, NH-2, Nibia Bachchaon, Varanasi-221011 (INDIA)

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Contact: +91 8957026103, 8400022298,



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