• Published by University of Education, Lahore
  • Recognized by Higher Education Commission, Paksitan
  • Frequency: Bi-Annual
  • ISSN No: 1995-5243
  • ISSN No. 1996-1359 (Online)



  1. The editors welcome submissions of research papers/articles/book reviews based on original  and new research ideas in proper English language that have not been submitted elsewhere for publication. The manuscripts would only be considered that follow the journal’s format. Instructions for authors are given on the journal website. Only the electronic submissions in MS-Word format are accepted and should be sent only to the journal’s e-mail address: jrre@ue.edu.pk through file attachment.

Specification for Manuscripts

  1. Manuscripts should be typed on 8½ x 11-inch white paper, upper and lower case, double spaced in entirety, with 1-inch margins on all sides. The type size should be 12 point. Subheads should be at reasonable intervals to break the monotony or lengthy text. Words to be set in italics should be set in italics, not underlined. Abbreviations and acronyms should be spelled out at first mention unless they are well known to the readers.
  2. Pages should be numbered consecutively, beginning with the page after the title page. Mathematical symbols and Greek letters should be clearly marked to indicate italics, boldface, superscript, and subscript.
  3. Supply an abstract not more than 200 words in one paragraph.
  4. After the abstract, mention maximum five keywords used in the article.

Author Identification

  1. The complete title of the article and the name of the author(s) should be typed only on the first page to ensure anonymity in the review process. Subsequent pages should have no author names, but should carry the title at the top. The correspondence author should submit a complete address, telephone number, and e-mail addresses.

Style & Format

  1. Article should be well-written/well-developed/well-organized. Grammar, spelling, capitalization, punctuation, word-processing, and proof reading must be accurate. The contributors are advised to follow the latest version of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), for referencing. The accuracy and completeness of all references is the responsibility of the author(s). A reference list should contain only those references that are cited in the text.
  2. Reference notes referring to material that is not readily available to the public (e.g., reports of limited circulation, unpublished works, personal communications, papers presented at meetings, technical reports, and works in progress) should include as much information as possible to make them retrievable.

Tables, Figures, and Illustrations

  1. The purpose of tables and figures is to present data to the reader in a clear and unambiguous manner. The author should not describe the data in the text in such detail that illustration or text is redundant. Figures and tables should be keyed to the text. Each table should be typed on a separate sheet and attached at the end of the manuscript (after the references). Tables will be typeset. Clear notes should be made at appropriate point of insertion in text.

Professional Ethics

  1. References and quotations must be well documented.
  2. Data/information should be reported truly.
  3. Where necessary permissions from the publisher should be taken.
  4. The writer should note that Plagiarism is an absolute no- no.

Review Process

  1. After a preliminary editorial review, articles will be sent to international referees who have expertise in the subject (for blind review). Authors/contributors will be informed about comments of the referees and will be required to revise the article accordingly, if required.

Acceptance for Publications

  1. Manuscripts are accepted for consideration with the understanding that they are original material and are not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Further the article should not have been published earlier in whole or in part in any other journal.
  2. Articles included in JRRE do not necessarily represent the views of the Editorial Board or the University of Education. It is the sole responsibility of the author/s.


  1. Copyright is vested in University of Education, Lahore. Article should not be reproduced whole or in part without the written permission of the Editor in Chief.