Final Paper Submission Guidelines

Please note that the last date for uploading final camera ready manuscript is April 31, 2017, 23:59 IST.

At least one author must complete registration before uploading the final manuscript. Please see the registration page for details.

1. Preparation of Camera Ready Manuscript

  • Authors must strictly use the modified IEEE Template for CICT 2017: Latex Template or Microsoft Word Template to prepare their manuscripts. These templates contain conference name and copyright information of CICT 2017 in Header and Footer, respectively. Use the A4 format. DO NOT use the US Letter format and do not paginate your paper.

  • If authors are using standard IEEE Conference Template, please ensure to add appropriate Header and Footer as given in the templates provided above in the first point.

  • Revise your manuscript as per REVIEWERS' COMMENTS, which are intended to improve the quality of your paper before the final publication. The listed comments should be addressed carefully in your revision, it is mandatory for all authors to incorporate all the changes suggested by reviewers else their paper will be excluded from conference proceedings.

  • Each paper must not exceed 8 pages including figures and references. Papers beyond 6 pages are subject to page surcharges @ INR 1000 per page in addition to the registration fee.

  • In accordance with the IEEE policy, plagiarism in any form, at any level, is unacceptable. Therefore, the conference reserves the right to reject the final manuscript which is found to have high degree of plagiarism after registration without refund.

2. Validate Your Camera Ready Manuscript Using IEEE PDFeXpress

  • Before creating PDF, proofread tex or doc file thoroughly to confirm that it requires no revision and contain header and footer information as given in the templates provided above.

  • Access the IEEE PDFeXpress Plus site at: http://www.pdf-express.org/plus

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    First-time users: Previous users, but using it the first time for CICT'17: Returning users:

    a) Click “New Users - Click Here”.

    b) Enter 41774XP as the Conference ID, your email address, and choose a new password. Continue to enter information as prompted.

    c) You will receive online and email confirmation of successful account setup.

    a) Enter 41774XP as the Conference ID, your email address, and enter the password you used for your old account.

    b) When you click “Login”, you’ll receive an error saying you need to set up an account. Simply click “Continue”. By entering your previously used email address and password combination, you will enable your old account for access to this new conference.

    c) Check that the contact information is still valid, and click “Submit”.

    d) You will receive online and email confirmation of successful account setup.

    a) Enter 41774XP as the Conference ID, email address and password.


  • For each conference paper, click “Create New Title”.

  • Enter identifying text for the paper (title is recommended but not required).

  • Click "Submit PDF for Checking".

  • Click Browse and navigate to file, and click "Upload File". You will receive online and email confirmation of successful upload.

  • You will receive an email with your Checked PDF or IEEE PDF eXpress Plus-converted PDF attached. If you submitted a PDF for Checking, the email will show if your file passed or failed.

  • In case of “fail”, make changes in paper according to the PDF express report and revalidate.

3. Submission of Camera Ready Manuscripts and Copyright Form to CICT 2017

  • Step 1: Please pay the Conference Registration Fee and please keep a copy of the transaction id/reference no. /DD No. for future reference. Please click here for Modes of Payment.

  • Step 2: Fill the Online Registration Form

  • Step 3: Download and fill the IEEE Copyright Form.

  • Step 4: Send the IEEE PDF eXpress verified paper (as easychairPID.pdf), duly singed copyright form (as CopyRight_PID.pdf), and receipt of payment in a single zip file (name the zip file with your easy chair paper ID) to cict2017.gwl@gmail.com.