1. All articles must be original and previously unpublished. Original manuscripts must not have been submitted to other journals for consideration for publication.
2. Articles must discuss issues that are of fundamental and international/global concern and importance. Issues may speak to and address local contexts, but they must be of significance to the greater regional, global, and collective interests.
3. Articles must contribute and add value to existing knowledge and scholarship.
4. Priority will be given to single-author articles. Unless an article merits multiple authorship, each article must limit itself to a maximum of two authors.
Manuscripts can either be in English, Malay or Arabic.
1. All manuscripts must be written in MS Word with the following specifications:
- Font: Times New Roman, size 12 (only tables and figures can use size 8);
- Margins: 2.54 cm or 1 inch all round;
- Spacing: single spacing and justified.
- Quotations of Qur'anic verses and/or Hadith texts in English and Malay manuscripts must appear only as translations of their original Arabic. No Arabic texts should be written in English and Malay manuscripts.
- In-text referencing of Qur'anic verses should give mention of the Qur'an, the chapter numbers (not the name of the surahs), and then followed by the verse numbers; e.g., (Qur'an, 2: 255). As for hadith texts, reference is to be made to the hadith source, followed by the volume number, and then the hadith number; e.g., (Sahih al-Bukhari, v. 3, h. 123).
1. All articles must bear the title, main author’s and second author’s names (identifying who the corresponding author is), and full contact details (institutional address, e-mail, cell-phone, office, and fax numbers) of each author.
2. Every article must include a title and an abstract. Manuscripts written in Malay or Arabic must always be accompanied by an abstract and title in English. The length of the abstract is to be no more than 200 words including 5 keywords.
3. The length of each article must not exceed 6000 words, or approximately 12 pages.
4. All article referencing (in-text and bibliographical) must follow the American Psychologist Association (APA) style. An article-format template has been prepared for you to download and use.
5. All manuscripts must strictly follow the required GJAT formatting standard and be proof-read before submission. Manuscripts that do not comply with the format requirement or meet the basic publishable language standard will be outrightly rejected and not subjected to any kind of review.
6. GJAT uses double-blind review, meaning that both the reviewer's and author's identities are concealed from each other throughout the review process.
1. All manuscripts must be officially submitted to GJAT via email@example.com to be considered for publication.
2. Submission of your work to any other e-mail addresses will not be accepted.
1. All correspondence with GJAT regarding the submission and publication of your work must be officially done through firstname.lastname@example.org. Kindly submit all inquiries to the official GJAT e-mail address.
2. Any other form of correspondence will not be entertained.
1. Upon receipt of e-mails, GJAT will notify authors of the receipt of their submitted articles within 3-5 working days.
2. Authors will subsequently be progressively notified of the conditions and status of their articles. Due to the sheer interest and numbers of manuscripts submitted, no exact date could be committed for any particular correspondence or notification.
3. GJAT will notify all authors of the acceptance or rejection of their manuscripts within a period of 6 - 12 months. A letter of acceptance/rejection for publication will be issued to relevant authors in due course.
4. The Editorial Board of GJAT appreciates your patience and forbearance while your manuscripts are being processed and under review. Any demonstration of impatience and anxiety will not be entertained.
5. All authors will be notified of the upcoming publication of their work. GJAT's pre-publication conditions and requirements will be clearly conveyed to respective authors and authors are expected to comply with all publication terms and conditions. Failure to comply with the terms and conditions will result in the delay or non-publication of articles.