Guide for Authors

Preparation of Manuscripts: An abstract of 150 words or less and keywords clarifying the subject of the manuscripts are required. Authors should submit the paper via our online system at The Word template file of JDMA can be downloaded here. All correspondence has to be sent to the address


How should I submit my manuscript?

Manuscript submission to Journal of Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications  is possible only electronically via our website. To submit a manuscript, you should first create a new account. After registration is complete, you will have to login to your account, go to the Author tab, and click on ‘Submit a New Manuscript’.


The language of the journal is English. Authors who are less familiar with English language are advised to seek assistance from proficient scholars to prepare manuscripts that are grammatically and linguistically free from errors.

Papers submitted for consideration for publication have to be prepared concisely and must not exceed 60 typewritten pages, (font 10, double spacing, including tables & graphs).

Photographs must be printed on contrasted glossy paper and have sharp outlines. Diagrams and figures should be submitted as original drawings. Figures and tables are to be numbered in the sequence in which they are cited in the manuscript. Every table and figure must have a caption that explains its content. Tables and diagrams are to be prepared on separate pages and placed at the end of the manuscript.

References to the literature should be numbered in square brackets in the order in which they appear in the text. A complete list of references should be presented in numerical order at the end of the manuscript. References to journals, books, proceedings, and patents must be presented in accordance with the following examples:

Journals: I. Gutman, B. Zhou, B. Furtula, The Laplacian-energy like invariant is energy like invariant, MATCH Commun. Math. Comput. Chem. 64(1) (2010) 85-96.

Book: A. A. Ungar, Beyond the Einstein Addition Law and its Gyroscopic Thomas Precession: The Theory of Gyrogroups and Gyrovector Spaces, Volume 117 of Fundamental Theories of Physics, Kluwer Academic Publishers Group, Dordrecht, 2001.

Patents: H. S. Primack, Method of Stabilizing Polyvalent Metal Solutions, U.S. patent No. 4, 373, 104 (1983).

Publication Fee: There are no page charges for non-Iranian authors. By the rule of the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) the Iranian authors have to pay 4000000 IRR for the publication process of their manuscripts.

Rejection Rate: The rejection rate of JDMA for 2018 is about 27%.