Instruction for Authors

The Journal publishes Research Papers (not exceeding 5000 words,) and Reviews (not exceeding 6000 words). The manuscript should not exceed 16 B5 pages (with top and bottom margin of 1 cm, left margin of 2.5 cm, right margin of 2 cm, and spacing between column of 0.5 cm).

Manuscript Preparation

Manuscript should be prepared strictly as per guidelines given below.
Manuscript should contain the Title followed by Author(s) name(s), Author(s) affiliations, Abstract (about 200 words), 4-5 Key words and Text proper.

Title should be concised and typed in single column Times New Roman 14 Bold

Name, Affiliation Times New Roman 12

Abstract should be in single column and indicate the significant findings with data / data-range and conclusions of the paper. Times New Roman 12

Keywords should be in single column and adequately index the subject matter.Times New Roman 12

Text proper should be typed in single column and subdivided into sections: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Acknowledgements and References/Bibliographies. The title of each section Times New Roman 12 Bold. Subtitle Times New Roman 12 Italic.

Introduction (Times New Roman 12) should include precisely the aims of the study. It should be as concise as possible with no sub headings. Exhaustive reviewing of literature should be avoided, only necessary and latest ones which are required to indicate the reason for the research undertaken and the essential background should be given.

Materials and Methods (Times New Roman 12) should be sufficiently detailed to enable the experiments to be reproduced. The techniques and methodology adopted should be supported with standard references.

Results and Discussion (Times New Roman 12) should be either combined or seperated. Results may be split into sub headings. Data emerging out from the study should be included, arranged in the unified and coherent sequence and should be statistically analyzed. The same data should not be presented both in Tabular and Graphic forms. Only necessary tables and figures should be given. Long confused and irrelevant discussion should be scrupulously avoided. It should deal with interpretations and the conclusions drawn, based on results and supported by relevant references. Repetition of data, statements and expressions should be curtailed.

Acknowledgement (Times New Roman 12) should include the names of those who contributed substantially to the work described in the manuscript but do not fulfill the requirements for the authorship. It should also include sponsorer / funding agency of the project of which the work described is a part.

References/Bibliographies (Times New Roman 10) should be cited in the Text by the surname of the author(s), and the year. In case of more than two authors, surname of the first author followed by et al., and the year should be cited in the text. References in languages other than English must be referred to by an English translation.
In the list of references/bibliographies at the end of the paper, full and complete references/bibliographies should be given in the following style (Vancouver referencing style) and punctuation, arranged alphabetically by first author's surname.

Paper in a Journal

Maier HR, Jain A, Dandy GC, Sudheer KP. Methods used for the development of neural networks for the prediction of water resource variables in river systems: Current status and future directions. Environmental Modelling and Software 2010; 25(8): 891-909.
Cohen AJ, Brauer M, Burnett R, Anderson HR, Frostad J, Estep K, Balakrishnan K, Brunekreef B, DandonaL,DandonaRandFeiginV.Estimates and 25-year trends of the global burden of disease attributable to ambient air pollution: an analysis of data from the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2015. The Lancet 2017; 389(10082): 1907-1918.


Johnson RA, Wichern DW. Applied multivariate statistical analysis. 6th ed. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall; 2007.

Chapter in a Book

Esclamado R, Cummings CW. Management of the impaired airway in adults. In: Cummings CW, Fredrickson JM, Harker LA, Krause CJ, Schuller DE, editors. Otolaryngology - head and neck surgery. 2nd ed. St. Louis, MO: Mosby Year Book; 1993. p. 2001-19.

Unpublished Research  including online and personal communication should not be given in the Text and Reference sections. Footnotes should be avoided as far as possible.