Language: English (Only)
Word Limit of a paper : Approx. 3000-6000 words.
All manuscripts should be prepared in Microsoft Word format, in Times New Roman, font size 12 for English, typed in double space and one-inch margins on single-sided A4 paper.
The Title page must contain (title) of the article, name(s) of the corresponding author(s) telephone, and email address of the author responsible for correspondence
The text of papers should usually be divided into the following sections i.e. Abstracts, Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion, References to clarify their content.
Abstract: The abstract should consist of 200-250 words or less. The abstract should be written in complete sentences and should succinctly state the objectives, the experimental design of the paper, and the principal observations and conclusions.
Keywords: Keywords should be included, and should not exceed 7-10 words..
Introduction: A short introduction of the research problem followed by the brief review of literature and objective of the research.
Materials and Methods: Describe the Materials used in the experiments, year or experimentation, site etc. Methods section must succinctly describe what was actually done. Describe the source population and the selection criteria for study participants. Identify the methods, apparatus, and procedures in sufficient detail to allow other workers to reproduce the results. Authors submitting review manuscripts should describe the methods used for locating, selecting, extracting and synthesizing data.
Results and Discussion: All the data provided in the tables or illustrations and graphs as an alternative to tables with many entries or duplicate data in graphs and tables. This section must focus on scientifically appropriate analyses of the salient data. Discussion must emphasize the new and important aspects of the study and the conclusions that follow from them. For experimental studies it is useful to begin the discussion by summarizing briefly the main findings, and then explore possible mechanisms or explanations for these findings.
Acknowledgement (Where applicable) : The acknowledgement should be written in complete sentences.
References : Reference to literature should be arranged alphabetically and numbered according to author’s name, should be placed at the end of the article. Each reference should contain the names of the author with initial, the year of publication, title of the article, the abbreviated title of the publication according to the World List of Scientific Periodicals, Volume and Page no.(s). In the text the reference should be indicated by the author(s) name in bold, followed by the year. References given under the heading should also be quoted in the text.
Open Access : Journals are open access i.e. the users are allowed to read, download, copy, print to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.
Publication Frequency: 12 Issues per year. We are publishing journals on monthly basis, but due to shortage of the articles, we are unable to publish the journals on monthly basis.
Cost of publication : Rs. 2200/- (For India), $50 (For foreign country)
Submitted manuscripts should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Data, facts and figures should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work.
Originality and Plagiarism: The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, which are not partially or totally published elsewhere, or submitted for publication elsewhere. Authors are responsible for obtaining written permission in the case of using other images and artwork or for adaptations of such images, if they do not have copyright for them.
Authors must be noted that all manuscripts will be checked by Plagiarism Scanner Software. Plagiarism will be followed by the rejection of the manuscript. Authors have full responsibility for the authenticity of their paper.
Copyright: Published articles are under the copyright of the journal. Partially or totally publication of an article elsewhere is possible only after the consent from the editors. Any claims on copyright will be addressed with the highest priority. A revert mail will be dispatched within 7 WORKING days provided the claim is supported by documented evidence.
Authorship of the Paper: Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication. The corresponding author must maintain the communication with all the co-authors.
Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.
That all manuscripts are reviewed in fairness based on the intellectual content of the paper regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, citizenry nor political values of the author(s). That any observed conflict of interest during the review process must be communicated to the Editor. That all information pertaining to the manuscript is kept confidential. That any information that may be the reason for the rejection of publication of a manuscript must be communicated to the Editor.
Contribution to editorial decisions:
Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper. Peer review is an essential component of formal scholarly communication, and lies at the heart of the scientific method. Journal shares the view of many that all scholars who wish to contribute to publications have an obligation to do a fair share of reviewing.
Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.
Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.
Standards of objectivity:
Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
Acknowledgement of sources:
Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor’s attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
Disclosure and conflict of interest:
Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in a reviewer’s own research without the express written consent of the author. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive,
collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.
That all manuscripts are evaluated in fairness based on the intellectual content of the paper regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, citizenry nor political values of authors.
That information pertaining to manuscripts are kept confidential.
That any observed conflict of interest pertaining to manuscripts must be disclosed.
The Editorial Board takes responsibility for making publication decisions for submitted manuscripts based on the reviewer’s evaluation of the manuscript.
Before and after publication, If any manuscript is found plagiarized, infringing intellectual rights of an author’s work etc it will be removed from the journal and author will be blacklisted from our journal system. Also, he/she has to bear the legal action started by original author/owner.
(These guidelines are based on existing Elsevier policies and COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors)
All papers and articles submitted are subjected to peer review. The possible exceptions are in the case of occasional invited papers and editorials, or where a partial or entire volume is devoted to a special theme. Please note that all accepted papers for this journal are subject to originality checking. To avoid potential problems, please ensure that all citations and sources are fully disclosed at the point of submission.