Final Paper Submission Guidelines

Please note that the last date for uploading final camera ready manuscript is October 31, 2023, 23:59 IST.

At least one author must complete 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.
  • Papers beyond 6 pages are subject to page surcharges @ INR 2360/USD 59 (Indian/foreign authors) per page in addition to the registration fee. In any case, the total number of pages per paper should not exceed 8 pages.
  • 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

  • Add the copyright notice (979-8-3503-0517-3/23/$31.00 ©2023 IEEE) to the bottom left corner of the first page of your source document. If necessary, contact Dr. Rajat Singh at for the appropriate copyright notice.
  • Before creating PDF, proofread tex or doc file thoroughly to confirm that it requires no revision.
  • Access the IEEE PDFeXpress Plus site at:
    First-time users: Previous users, but using it the first time for CICT2023: Returning users:

    a. Click “New Users - Click Here”.

    b. Enter 59886X as the Conference ID, your email address, and choose a new password. Continue to enter information as prompted.

    c. An Online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup.

    a. Enter 59886X 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 59886X 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 IEEE eCopyright Form to CICT2023

  • Step 1: Login to Microsoft CMT as an author of CICT2023 and click the link to submit the eCopyright form. Then follow the on screen instructions.
  • Step 2: From the Author Console in CMT, click on the link ‘Create Camera Ready Submission’. Upload the IEEE PDF eXpress verified paper Microsoft CMT.
  • Step 3: For detailed instructions on how to submit IEEE eCopyright form and Camera-Ready Copy on Microsoft CMT, click here.
  • Step 4: Send the IEEE PDF eXpress verified paper (as paperID.pdf), duly signed copyright form downloaded from IEEE (as CopyRight_paperID.pdf), and receipt of payment in a single zip file (name the zip file with your paper ID) to