Author Guidelines

Before You Begin

(download this author guidelines in English or  Bahasa Indonesia)


  1. Read and understand the publication ethics
  2. Writing articles refer to the JTEK script with the template provided or the template will look like this pdf file
  3. Using standard grammar and Vocabulary. for Indonesian, using Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia
  4. For citations, you must use reference manager like Mendeley which can be downloaded here
  5. Register as 'author', then submit ('submissions') your article or manuscript (in Doc or Docx) with other files as "submission file" . The guide v.2 can be downloaded here.
  6. For Sam Ratulangi Student, send your second and third author's signatures on an article.
  7. See and editor will ask for send the transfer-proof (Author or author correspondence) author fee for publication or donation. 
  8. Check for plagiarism, must be less than or equal to 20%. The editor will ask to send proof of plagiarism check results. 
  9. If there is anything that needs to be asked, you can use the contact provided



  1. Header
  2. Number of Pages
  3. Placement of important words
  4. Article Structure
  5. Chapter Content
  6. Title
  7. Author’s identity
  8. Abstract
  9. Keywords
  10. Introduction
  11. Methods / Materials and Methods
  12. Results and Discussion 
  13. Conclusion
  14. Acknowledgment
  15. References



  1. The header on the title / odd page contains the identity of the journal and the page
  2. The header on even pages contains the name of the author-title and the page
  3. Use the font type Times New Romans size 9



 Please write on 6, 8,10 Or 12 Pages



 The main words must be contained in these four sections: namely the title, abstract, keywords, and conclusion



Use the order of titles and sub-headings in the form of numbers and letters in the following order:









A. .....

B. .....

1). ....

2). ....





  1. Following the style of the journal environment (Introduction/Background, Methods/tools, and materials, Results and discussion, Closing/Conclusion)
  2. Not detailed such as the thesis, the research report
  3. Written essay
  4.  Tables & pictures:
    1. Informative & functional
    2. Clarify exposure
    3. Easy to understand (not complicated)
    4. Not too simple
    5. Not pages
    6. Given a number and name, there is an explanation and pointer.
    7. Titled (table above, the image below)
    8. The table does not use vertical lines and is only limited by horizontal lines


VI.            TITLE

  1. Write in English and Bahasa Indonesia
  2. Maximum 10 words In English, and 15 words in Bahasa Indonesia
  3. Paper titles should be written in uppercase and lowercase letters (Capitalize Each beginning of the Word), not all uppercase
  4. Concise & straightforward do not have to be the same as the title of the thesis/thesis
  5. Be provocative, but don't be poetic, you can use a question mark (?)
  6. Accurately & specifically describe the content/content/finding
  7. Grouping per line must be meaningful
  8. No clichés (law, location, study of, the study of, etc.)
  9. Avoid abbreviations, regulatory names, acronyms, and names of research locations
  10. Use Times New Romans, size 24, and uppercase letters at the beginning of the word



  1. Without a title, don't abbreviate the first and last name, and don't replace the dot
  2. Followed by the address of the institution where the research is conducted in the order of the name of the department/department, the name of the institution/university, the address of the institution, and the name of the country (example: Department of Electrical Engineering, Sam Ratulangi University Manado, Jl. Kampus Bahu, 95115, Indonesia). If the first author is from an outside agency, you should write down the address
  3. No status identity in the institution (students, professors, lecturers, etc.)
  4. Write down the correspondence address (e-mail)
  5. Use Times New Romans font size 11


 VIII.            ABSTRACT

  1. Must be clear and a concise yet comprehensive reflection of what is in your article (consist of background problems, purpose, method, novelty, result, and conclusion)
  2. Max 200 words in 1 paragraph.
  3. In English and Bahasa Indonesia.
  4. must be self-contained, without abbreviations, footnotes, or references.
  5. Use Font Times New Romans size 9 in bold.


IX.            KEYWORDS

  1. Minimum of 4 keywords/phrases. Separated by a semicolon (avoid, for example, 'and', 'of')
  2. Based on title and abstract serta dibahas dalam teks,
  3. The main variables/concepts are not too general/specific
  4. Writing from left to right alphabetically
  5. No abbreviations
  6. There should be no regional name except for the devotion journal
  7. Use the font type Times New Romans size 9 and bold


X.            INTRODUCTION

  1. First paragraph. General background based on the title.
  2. Second paragraph. Problem or hypothesis. How to approach problem solving. references/problem context, problem solving methods, and expectations of research results
  3. Third paragraph. State of the art. A brief review of previous literature or research, 1-2 paragraphs (sophisticated - do not include article title) to justify/corroborate the novelty or scientific significance or contribution or originality of this article and must be present in at least six article references from journals of the last 10 years.
  4. There must be a clear and explicit Gap Analysis or originality statement or novelty statement or the uniqueness of the differences in this research compared to previous research, also in terms of whether the research is important or not, if not, then write down the research objectives in the article. this is plain and clear.
  5. Answer questions from general to specific.
  6. Avoid writing definitions
  7. Expected results or research objectives



 1)     The research procedure has been clearly written so that the experiment or research can be repeated with the same results?

 2)     All quantities are in standard and consistent units;

 3)     If chemicals are used, it is stated specifically so that other researchers can repeat it correctly equipped with purity and brand, written in its pure form or precursor, not in solution (eg H2SO4 (99%, MERCK), not like this: H2SO4 1 N)

 4)     Each step is stated, including the number of repetitions; all techniques/procedures are stated (state name if standard, or description if the procedure is new or modified);

 5)     Avoid the form of imperative sentences in describing procedures; it is not good to write "This research is a descriptive study..." or "This research is an experimental research...", but there are also those who think that it is necessary to write it down;

 6)     Small and non-mainstream tools such as scissors, measuring cup, pencil, etc. ? no need to write down, but only write down the main set of equipment (which affects the research), detailing analytical equipment (even down to type and accuracy);

 7)     Write down in full the research location, the number of respondents, how to process the results of observations or interviews or questionnaires, how to measure performance benchmarks; The general method does not need to be written in detail, but it is enough to refer to the reference book.

 8)     For other types of qualitative research in special fields to adjust to the peculiarities of the field of science.



 Implementation, evaluation and results, discussion

 1)     (what/how) has the data presented been processed (not raw data), written in the form of tables or pictures (choose one), and given easy-to-understand explanations?;

 2)     (why) in the discussion section, there are a connection between the results obtained and the basic concepts and/or hypotheses?;

 3)     (what else) is there any agreement or conflict with the results of other people's research? (therefore, there must be references to other literature especially the literature mentioned in the previous state of the art research).

 4)     It is also recommended to write about the implications of the research results, both theoretical and applied? (discussion)

  1. does the author's intelligence reflect?
  2. Is the author's argument logical?,
  3. How does the author relate to other opinions or research results?
  4. how to link between the results obtained and the basic concepts and or hypotheses?,
  5. Are there any implications of the research results, both theoretical and applied?,
  6. Is the author's interpretation useful?
  7. Are there advantages and disadvantages/limitations of the findings?,
  8. is there too much speculation?



  1. Reinforce findings
  2. Answering the problem or research objective/hypothesis (don't discuss it again);
  3. Also, a conclusion from the author logically and honestly "based on the facts obtained"?;
  4. You can add implications or suggestions (not mandatory).
  5. Written in paragraph form, not in the form of list/numbering items. If you have to have a list/numbering item, keep it in paragraph form
  6. Reaffirming abstract content but not copying abstract
  7. How our research contributes to others


 XIV.            ACKNOWLEDGMENT (if any)

 Where are the sources of funds such as PNBP, Ristekdikti, provincial/municipal government sponsors, etc.


XV.            REFERENCES

 1)     Primary reference literature (minimum 80% contains primary literature (journals/thesis/dissertation/research books); If literature Books should be primary books (which contain the Training Division of BCREC Group ( ) direct research results, not the results of other people's research compilations);

 2)     Minimum 15 references.

 3)     Those who are referred must be on the list of references.

 4)     Those in the reference list must have been referred

5)     Use the Mendeley reference management app (

6)     Use the IEEE writing style

7)     The order of the libraries follows the referral pattern (numbered)

8)     The order of components in one library follows the style of the journal environment

9)     Use Times New Romans size 8.

10) It has been written correctly in accordance with the intended journal writing instructions (standard format according to bibliographic standards, do not mix up);

11) Up-to-date reference literature, especially those used to justify originality or novelty (last 5-10 years);

12) Notice the abbreviation for the journal name: Phys. (= Physics), Biol. (=Biology);

13) The number of libraries does not need to be large (the minimum is 15 references), what is important is the quality of the reference libraries (primary, up-to-date, relevant);

14) The elements of writing the bibliography must be complete, including the author's name, year, article title, journal name, volume, number, first and last pages (for journals), or author's name, year of publication, the title of the book, name of publisher, city of publication (for books), etc.; write the full name of the author (first name and last name) in the Bibliography; Included in the “primary literature” are: journal articles; proceedings articles; books/book chapters of research results; thesis/thesis/dissertation; and others that are primary.