Guidelines for Authors

National Insurance Academy, Pune invites Articles / Research Papers / Case Study and Essays in the areas of Insurance, Pension and Management (Marketing & Consumer Behaviour / Human Resources / Finance & Investment / Information Technology) for publishing in its journal, BimaQuest. We also invite reviews of books that are yet to be published or published in the year of the date of BimaQuest publication.



The submissions in electronic form are to be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 15th of March, 15th of July and 15th of November every year. 

The articles submitted for publication should be in the following format: 


  • Name of article, author, designation and contact details (Official / Residential) along with phone numbers and email address to be given in the first (separate) page of the article.
  • Abstract of about 100 words be given in the beginning of the article in Italics.
  • References and citations be given at the end of the article as per the APA style 
  • (Please refer to
  • All pages of article be serially numbered. 
  • Diagrams, Tables and Charts be serially numbered and the source be quoted wherever applicable. 
  • Diagrams, Tables and Charts should be prepared using two colours only.


Text Paper Size Font  Type and Size – Times New Roman
MS Word (UK English) A4 Size (8.5” x 11”) Heading Sub Heading Sub-Sub Heading Text
Upper case Sentence Case Normal
Bold Normal
14 12 12 11


Note: The articles received for publication in Bimaquest will undergo a preliminary editorial review and then sent for blind peer review before shortlisting for publication by the Editorial Board.