All the accepted manuscripts for the conference proceedings would be hosted online on SSRN’s Engineering Research Network.

Mahatma Education Society would publish the conference proceedings of the accepted manuscripts in the form of a book with an ISBN

Yes, full PDF version of the accepted manuscript would be hosted online and a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) would be assigned to it through ‘CrossRef’

Yes, it’s part of SSRN’s e-Journal for Engineering Research Network. The manuscript would be made available for viewing and download and author can track its progress through PlumX.

The article would get indexed in Google Scholar and Mendeley author database. Indexing is not the responsibility of the Conference Organizing Committee and depends on the refresh rate of the database and the frequency of query handling for the respective portal. The DOI metadata could be imported to authors’ ORCID profile.

No. Authors would not be charged any processing fees for the online hosting nor for the publication charges by Mahatma Education Society. There are no hidden costs except the conference registration fees.

YES. The same needs to be signed and submitted by all authors or by the corresponding author on their behalf in original to the Conference Chair. The form could be downloaded from the conference website.

YES, with due permission of Mahatma Education Society prior to the usage well in advance through ctfc@mes.ac.in from the corresponding author’s registered email id.

At least one author needs to register for the conference. Other authors if they wish to receive the ‘presentation’ certificates and/or intend to sit through the conference and/or allied workshops, need to register as attendees.

Authors of the accepted manuscripts on registration are entitled for Conference Proceedings in a CD, Stationary for conference convenience in a kit with session schedules, breakfast, lunch and tea at the conference venue, attend allied workshops and avail certificate of presentation.

Attendees on registration are entitled for all the benefits which authors are entitled for. Attendee if not a co-author to any of the manuscripts, would be entitled to receive ‘participation’ certificate. Attendees which are co-authors are entitled to receive ‘presentation’ certificates.

At least one author must register per manuscript. Co-authors can register as attendees. For multiple submissions, authors can jockey the authorship for registration and payment of fees. Attendees need not re-register.

YES, well in advance if requested at the time of registration, authors and attendees can avail accommodation on sharing basis at nominal charges wherever applicable. It is subject to availability when the request has been made. It’s accommodation only which doesn’t include any meals before or after the conference hours or away from the conference venue.

YES, 5 pages strictly as per the given manuscript template, the template could be downloaded from the conference website

On receipt of the manuscript at ctfc@mes.ac.in the organizing team would check its relevance and generate plagiarism report for the Chief Editor’s perusal who if finds the manuscript relevant and well within acceptable limits of similarity index, assigns the handling editor; who in turn would have the manuscript processed for at least 2 single blind peer reviews. Decision on the manuscript would be conveyed to the author via ctfc@mes.ac.in