Final Paper Submission Guidelines

Please note that the last date for uploading final camera ready manuscript is October 10, 2022, 23:59 IST.

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

1. Preparation of Camera Ready Manuscript

  • Authors must use the IEEE Template: Latex Template or Microsoft Word Template to prepare their manuscripts. Use the A4 format. DO NOT use the US Letter format and do not paginate your paper.
  • 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 6 pages including figures and references. However, the sixth page is subjected to page surcharge of INR 2000/USD 50.
  • 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.
  • Access the IEEE PDFeXpress Plus site at: IEEE PDF eXpress Site
     
    First-time users: Previous users, but using it the first time for IEEE CICT-2022: Returning users:

    a. Click “New Users - Click Here”.

    b. Enter 56698X 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 56698X 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 56698X 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. eSign the IEEE Copyright Agreement

  • IEEE requires that an author of every published paper signs a copyright agreement.
  • The authors of accepted papers will receive an email from EasyChair with subject line: IEEE copyright agreement for your IEEE CICT-2022 paper
  • Follow the isntruction in the email and complete the IEEE Copyright Agreement.

4. Submission of Camera Ready Manuscripts and Copyright Form to IEEE CICT 2022

  • 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 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 cict2022@iiitm.ac.in
  • Step 5: Upload the IEEE PDF eXpress verified paper to EasyChair: login to your EasyChair account, then change role to "Proceedings author (CICT-2022)" OR click on the "Proceedings Version" at the right corner of your submission page and upload your paper.