Manubhai M Shah Memorial Research Gold Medals: TWO

TOPIC: Empirical Research in the Area of International Business

Dr. Manjit Singh
Professor, School of Applied Management, Punjabi University, Patiala. (147002) INDIA.

Ph: +91 98558 24622

Dr. Sanket Vij
Associate Professor, School of Management Studies, B. P. S. Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat - Haryana

Ph: +91 9812 310 310

Manu Bhai M Shah Memorial Research Award has been instituted under the aegis of the Indian Commerce Association in 2010. Two Certificates of Honor and Gold Medals for the best Papers contributed in the Technical Sessions have been instituted, which are being awarded since then. The amount has been contributed by M. Anil Shah, Son of Late Professor Manu Bhai Shah towards the Endowment Fund, with ICA, for the purpose of awarding the best Papers and Gold Medals.

Original papers are invited on the theme and subthemes of the conference from academicians and practitioners. Abstract should be in about 500 words including 5-6 key words. Full Paper should be in MS Word, Times New Roman 12 point, with 1.5 line spacing, fully justified and should not exceed 4500 words. The front page of the paper should provide details of author's name, affiliation / organisation, email address and telephone number. All Tables and Figures should be numbered and should appear in the corresponding Text with Captions. Source should be explicitly mentioned at the bottom of the table/figure. Footnote: The superscript numeral used to refer to a footnote must appear in the text. Footnotes should appear at the bottom of the normal text area, with a line of about 5cms set immediately above them. Citations: APA citation style must be followed fior References. Review: Papers will undergo a Double Blind Review process & will be evaluated on different parameters like Originality, Relevance, Applicability & Contribution to Findings. All correspondence will be addressed to the first Author.


Last Date of Full Paper Submission: 30th Otober 2014
Last Date of Issue of Acceptance Letter: 10th November 2014
Last date of Registration: 15th November 2014
Last Date of Registration with late fee Rs 500: 30th November 2014
Last Date of Registration with late fee Rs 1000: 15th December 2014

Completed Registration Form may be sent either through post or as scanned copy to the Conference Email ID or may be uploaded to the conference website

Registration and Accommodation

Registration Fee
For Life members Rs. 1500
Non-Life Members
(Registration Fee + Annual Membership Fee)
Rs. 1500 + 1000
Accompanying person fee
(ABOVE 15 YEARS, without kids)
Rs. 1500
Research Scholars (who are not teachers) Rs. 750
Late Registration Fee for registration after 15th November 2014
(to be paid in addition to the Above fees for all categories)

All demand draft for Registration should be in favor of '67th All India Commerce Conference' payable at Bhubaneswar. Duly filled registration form (xerox copy permitted) should be sent to the Prof. Jayanta Parida, Conference Secretary, 67th All India Commerce Conference, P.G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 751004 as per the last dates mentioned. The organizers will not be responsible for any inconvenience of the delegates who do not follow the procedure for registration, as per the stipulated dates.

Accommodation & Travel Plan:

Accommodation will be provided to life members of ICA. For annual members & other participants, accommodation will be provided subject to availability. Accommodation will be provided on sharing basis in well furnished hostels & guest houses. Accommodation cannot be provided for all those whose registration fees are received after 30th November, 2014. The travel plan with arrival date, departure date & details of accompanying persons may please be uploaded after login in to the conference website. Details of accommodation allotted will be intimated via email & will also appear on your web page after you login in to the website.

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