Guidelines to Authors (Accepted Papers)

The paper should be as per IEEE format. No. of pages should be limited to 6. NO BIOGRAPHY at the end. The accepted papers may be published in the conference proceeding and indexed in IEEEXplore. They should satisfy the requirements (A, B, and C) given in the publication policy below.

Publication Policy

Papers that do not meet all the requirements (A, B, and C) will be removed after the conference, and will not be submitted to IEEEXplore. No registration refund will be given in any case.


A. Payment of Registration Fee:

At least one author must register by paying the full registration fee as per your category before the registration deadline, 23rd October 2016 (Early bird) or 7th November 2016 (Late registration). The registration and payment details are given on the Registration page. Each registration entitles an author to publish one paper.


B. Submit Camera Ready Paper and Copyright Form: (Last Date: 23rd October 2016)

Please follow the instructions given below for submitting the paper.

Step 1: Revised Version and Check Plagiarism

Revise your paper according to reviewers’ comments/suggestions (if any). The modifications should be limited to the concerns raised by reviewers. Author should also check plagiarism of their revised paper.

Step 2: Check IEEE Xplore-compatibility through IEEE PDF eXpress (

Please use the IEEE PDF eXpress tool. IEEE PDF eXpress is a free service to IEEE conferences, allowing their authors to make IEEE Xplore-compatible PDFs (Conversion function) or to check PDFs that authors have made themselves for IEEE Xplore compatibility (PDF Check function). 
It is important to note that submitting a file to IEEE PDF eXpress is only for creation of a compliant PDF file, you must still submit your final paper through EasyChair account.

IEEE PDF eXpress Conference ID: 38062xp

Click here for the instructions on how to use IEEE PDF eXpress.

Step 3: Upload the Final Version

The final camera-ready paper should be uploaded on Easy Chair, before 23rd October 2016. Paper name should be “CAST2016_xyz” where “xyz” is your paper ID.

Step 4: Copyright Form

The final camera-ready The copyright form is available here (Download). You are required to take a prinoutout of form, fill in the details (Paper Title, Complete list of Authors) and sign (at least one author) wherever it is required.

Step 5: Mail the Details

The following details should be mailed to  as an email attachment.

Note: The email must be sent with subject as "CAST2016_xyz", where xyz is your paper ID.

Following all documents should be in single zipped file with name “CAST2016_xyz”, where xyz is your paper ID.

1. Source file (.docx, .doc, .tex). If the source file is .tex, separate files for figures should also be included.

2. Camera ready paper (.pdf)

3. Scanned copy of the copyright form.

4. Payment Receipt (Generated receipt after registration through SBI iCollect) 

5. Scanned copy of Student ID or IEEE Membership Card (If applicable)


Please Note:

(1) If you have more than one paper, you need to repeat the procedure.

(2) If one of the authors registers for the paper presentation and if any of the other co-authors wish to participate, they should pay the participation fees of Rs. 5,000 (Rs. 4,000 if IEEE member) for Indian author and $100 ($50 if IEEE member) for foreign author.


C. Presentation at the Conference

 At least one registered author should attend the conference and present the paper.