The following order should be strictly followed while submitting the article:
Front page: (Page-1)
Title of article, authors' names, authors' institutional affiliations only and leave other spaces empty
On second page: (Page-2)
Start with abstract of about 200-400 words exactly conveying the content of the article, Keywords (at least 5 words)
On third page: (Page-3 onwards)
Main content text with all tables and figures aligned in their proper place (do not send tables and figures separately unless requested), List of symbols and Abbreviations, Acknowledgement, References (follow standard format),
Preparation of manuscripts:
Manuscripts should be submitted as per order: Title Page, name of author (s), Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Material and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements (if necessary) and References. If the Result and Discussion sections are combined, then a Conclusion section should be added.
The first page should contain a concise and informative title, the names and addresses of the authors and contact details of the corresponding author (postal address, e-mail, and fax and telephone numbers).
It should be about 200-400 words. Key words: A maximum of 5 key words must be given at the end of the Abstract.
This part should define the background and significance of the study by considering the relevant literature, particularly the most recent publications.
Material and Methods:
Please provide concise but complete information about the material and the analytical, statistical and experimental procedures used. This part should be as clear as possible to enable other scientists to repeat the research presented.
In this part, the same data/ information given in a table must not be repeated in a figure, or vice versa. It is not acceptable to repeat extensively the numerals from tables into text and give lengthy and unnecessary explanations of the Tables and Figures.
This part must be written with reference to the tables and figures and by considering information from the literature. Statements made in the Introduction and Results sections should not be repeated here.
If necessary, a brief Acknowledgements section may be included.
References should be cited in the text in Arabic numerals in superscript. The references should be cited at the end of the manuscript in the order of their appearance in the text. For citation of references with three or more authors, only the first author’s name followed by et al. should be used. References to journal articles, books, chapters in books, etc. should be cited, as follows:
Daharwal SJ, Saraf Swarnlata and Saraf S. Spectrophotometric method for simultaneous estimation of amoxicillin and tinidazole in tablet dosage form. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research . 41 (1); 2007: 35-41.
Stacey GL and Keen NT. Plant-microbe interactions. Chapman and Hall, New York.1996.
Mandell GL. and. Petri WA. Antimicrobial agents: penicillins, cephalosporins, and other ß-lactam antibiotics. In Goodman and Gilman`s. The pharmacological basis of therapeutics, Edited by Hardman JG and Limbird LE. McGraw-Hill, New York. 1996; 9th ed: pp. 1073-1101.
Electronic journal article/ World Wide Web:
Daharwal SJ, Grag G, Saudagar RB, Saraf Swarnlata and Saraf S. Methods of estimation of multi-component formulations: A review. Available from: URL: http://www.pharmainfo.net/ volumes-and-issues/2006/vol-4-issue-3.
Photos or drawings must have a good contrast of dark and light. Legends of figures should be brief, but complete and self-explanatory so that the reader can easily understand the results presented in the figure. Figure legends should be attached to the figures. All figure number should be arranged orderly, the figures should not be supplied separately but pasted in the proper place. Figure number and title should be given below the figure, the content of the figure should be explained in the title of figure.
All tables should be numbered in order with grid lines. The table number should be properly given, large size tables should be split into two or more tables so that it can be accommodated within the page size. Table width and cell sizing should be even and all the content should be left side aligned. Number of the tables and title should be given above the tables and without any border, shading. Do not give on separate page. The table should with a brief but complete and self-explanatory caption so that the reader can easily understand the results presented in the table. Please do not duplicate material that is already presented in the figures.
Ethics and Consent
When reporting experiments on human subjects, authors should indicate whether the procedure follows were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation. Do not use patients' names, initials, or hospital numbers, especially in illustrative material. Papers including animal experiments or clinical trials must be conducted with approval by the local animal care or human subject committees, respectively.
Certificate of Conflict of Interest/ Plagiarism Report
Author(s) shall declared the conflict of interest Yes/ No before submission of manuscript for publication. The conflict of interest as mentioned in manuscript before references section or by the use of any free plagiarism checker, the author(s) shall provide the plagiarism report with submission of manuscript.
By the use of any free plagiarism checker, the author(s) shall provide the plagiarism report with submission of manuscript.