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Author Guidelines

1.0 General

Manuscripts submitted to Jurnal Teknologi must be original work that has not been published or under consideration for publication elsewhere. The journal welcomes submissions written in either English or Bahasa Melayu. Manuscripts should be no more than 10 pages in length inclusive of tables, figures and illustrations. Minimum of 20 references required. All submissions will be peer reviewed.

Please use the JURNAL TEKNOLOGI TEMPLATE provided in this SUBMISSION PACKAGE. Kindly refer to Template Checklist for Guidance. Each submission must include :

i. Manuscript in Jurnal Teknologi Template.

ii. COPYRIGHT TRANSFER AGREEMENT (CTA) as supplementary file.

In making sure your article will be accepted for publication, please refer to our Journal Policy. You can also refer to our guide on how to submit here.

2.0 Types of Paper 

2.1 News and Updates

News and Updates articles are written to update the research community on an upcoming event or reports on a recent event of utmost importance. Items should be short and no longer than 200 words absent of any figures and tables with no more than 5 references. Full name for correspondence are included.

2.2 Letters

These items are short comments on current issues of interest that warrants immediate response from the scientific and engineering community. Items should be short and no longer than 500 words absent of any figures and tables with no more than 5 references. Authors are limited to two per letters as it is a concise and precise communication.

2.3 Research Articles

Research Articles presents original research that is expected to present a major advancement and contribution to the body of knowledge or the particular area. Research Articles follows the format provided in the guide to authors. The content includes an abstract, an introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion and conclusion. The supplementary materials that support the paper's conclusions are welcomed.

2.4 Reviews

Review articles summarise and describe new developments of interdisciplinary significance as well as proposing new future research directions based on their reviews. Reviews contain an abstract, an introduction that outlines the main theme, subheadings, and the future direction for resolving research questions.

2.5 Methods and Protocols

Methods and Protocols are proposal of new or an overviews of recent technical and methodological developments. Articles should present a new experimental, engineering, scientific or computational method, test or procedure. The method described may either be completely new, or may offer a better version of an existing method. Methods must be proven by its validation, its application to an important research question and results illustrating its performance in comparison to existing approaches. Articles should possess thorough assessments of methodological performance and comprehensive technical descriptions that facilitate immediate application by researchers in the field.

3.0 Title

Manuscripts should be headed by a concise title. Please include the full name(s) of the author(s), complete mailing address, telephone and fax numbers as well as e-mail address. In case of multiple authorship, please indicate the main author to whom all correspondence concerning the paper should be directed.

4.0 Abstract

All manuscripts should be accompanied by two abstracts, of not more than 200 words each, written in English and Bahasa Melayu. Manuscript from outside Malaysia may submit English abstract only. The abstract should not only indicate the subject and scope of the paper but also summarize the author’s conclusion along with at least five (5) keywords that could be useful for information-retrieval purposes. A good abstract should consist of introduction, problem statement, quantitative results & discussion and quantitative conclusion.

5.0 Style

Manuscripts should consist of the following sections: 1.0 INTRODUCTION, 2.0 METHODOLOGY, 3.0 RESULTS AND DISCUSSION, 4.0 CONCLUSION. Each section and sub-section should be numbered using the Arabic numerals. Please use S1 Units for all scientific and laboratory data.

5.1 Tables

All tables should be kept simple and clear, and should be referred to in the text. They should be numbered, and titled in the order of which they are referred to in the text.

5.2 Illustrations

Illustrations including diagrams and graphs should be sharp, noise free and of good contrast. They should accompany the manuscript and numbered consecutively in the same order as they are referred to in the text. Line drawings should be in black ink on a white background and lettering size must be large enough to permit legible reduction whenever necessary. All photographs submitted must be of good quality and printed on glossy paper. The author’s name, short title of the paper and figure number must be written on the reverse side of each illustration submitted.

5.3 Mathematical Notation and Equations

All equations must be clearly typed, tripled-space and should be identified or numbered accordingly.

6.0 Acknowledgements

A brief acknowledgment of not more than 50 words should be included at the end of the manuscripts, before the list of references.

7.0 References

Style for Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences & Engineering)

References should appear in a separate Reference section at the end of the manuscripts, typed double-spaced in the order of item referred to in the next, using numerals in square brackets. Style for papers: [Reference number], Authors (last name, followed by first initial for main author, and first initial followed by last name for other authors), year, title, periodical (in italics), volume (issue), inclusive page numbers. Style for books: [Reference number], Authors, title (in italics), year, location, publisher, chapter or page numbers. For example:

[1]      Khalid, M., S. Omatu, and R. Yusof. 1995. Temperature Regulation with Neural Networks and Alternative Control Schemes. IEEE Trans on Neural Networks. 6(3): 572-582.

[2]      Khalid, M., S. Omatu, and R. Yusof. 1995. Neuro-Control and Its Applications. London: Springer-Verlag.

We also need you to provide D.O.I. for each references listed in your article to increase citation.


8.0 Submission

Kindly submit your article through:

9.0 Referees


10.0 Copyrights

Copyright of articles that appear in Jurnal Teknologi belongs exclusively to Penerbit Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. This copyright covers the rights to reproduce the article, including reprints, electronic reproductions or any other reproductions of similar nature.



Publishing an article in Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences & Engineering) requires article processing charges that will be billed to the submitting author following the acceptance of an article for publication. Apart from these article processing charges, there are no submission charges, page charges, or color charges. The fee to be paid following the acceptance of an article is 318 Malaysian Ringgit including 6% Government Service Tax. Article processing charges will be used for operating expenses of the journal such as allowance to reviewers, layout editors and language proofreaders.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word 97-2003 (*.doc) or higher document file format. This will be used as the main submission file.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided. DOI for the references must be given if applicable.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 9-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end. All manuscripts must be in a A4 paper size.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  7. A short cover letter regarding the submission is attached, together with a suggestion of three (3) potential reviewers. This will be uploaded as supplementary file.

Copyright Notice

Copyright of articles that appear in Jurnal Teknologi belongs exclusively to Penerbit Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (Penerbit UTM Press). This copyright covers the rights to reproduce the article, including reprints, electronic reproductions or any other reproductions of similar nature.


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