General Instruction for Authors

General Instruction for Authors:

  • The publication of manuscript in the journal is free and thus carries no charges.
  • The manuscript should be typed in font Times New Roman with 11 point preferably and in 1.5 space with conventional normal margins.
  • Research article should be organised under headings: Title, Authors name and Affiliations, Abstract, Key words (Maximum 5), Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement and References.
  • While using abbreviation, the expanded name must be stated in brackets when the abbreviation is first used.
  • In text, reference should be cited as:

a) For single author-Kumar (2010),
b) For two authors- Kumar and Singh (2010),
c) For more than two authors (Singh et al., 2010).

  • Name, designation, address and email ID of all the authors should be provided. Request for addition, deletion, or change in order of authorship while the manuscript is under review should be avoided. Such request will only be considered under reasons valid to Editor in Chief.
  • The name, affiliation and contact details of at least three potential reviewers for the submitted manuscript is to be provided.  

Research articles:

  • Ideally a research article should be of 2500-3000 words with abstract, introduction, material and methods, result and discussion, conclusion, acknowledgement and references.
  • The Title should be short, specific and informative. It should be phrased to identify the content of the article and include the nature of the study, be short, specific and informative.
  • Abstract should ideally be including the objective of study, methodology adopted, salient findings along with conclusion (300-350 words), so that the reader need not refer to the article except for details.
  • Introduction should include the background of problem, research gap, hypothesis and objective of the study (400-500 words) with 5-10 references.
  • Materials and methods section should have detailed study design including information regarding experimental animals, ethical permission, duration, groups, treatment, methodology, equipment used, acquisition of data, statistical method used etc.  (500-750 words).
  • Result and discussion part should include figures and tables with caption. Discussion should incorporate recent relevant references (1000-1500 words).
  • Conclusion should summarize briefly the main points of the manuscript (150-250 words).
  • In the reference section, references should be cited in alphabetical order and incorporate all the references cited in text.

Review Article:

  • Review article presents an overview on a particular topic based on critical evaluation of already published papers.
  • Review article should include Title, Abstract, Introduction, Main body with heading and subheadings, Summary, Future perspective and References.
  • The optimal length of review articles is of 3000-3500 words. 

Case Report:

  • Case report should be in 1500 words maximum and structured with Abstract, Introduction, Case details (with patient description, history, examination, investigations made, treatment plan and outcome of the treatment administered).

Review of a Manuscript:

  • The journal will follow double blind policy in reviewing the manuscript.
  • In general, 15 days’ time period will be required for reviewing of the manuscript.
  • To hasten the review process, the name, designation, address, email and contact number of the three potential reviewer should be provided while submitting the manuscript.
  • The acceptance letter can only be issued once reviewer’s remark for accepting the manuscript is received and manuscript incorporates all the modifications suggested, if any.

Citation of references:

  • The Journal adheres to the APA reference style.
  • View the APA guidelines to ensure your manuscript conforms to this reference style. Reference should follow following pattern.
  • Research articles: Singh, P. K., Khatta, V. K., Thakur, R. S., Dey, S. and Sangwan, M. L. (2003). Effects of phytase supplementation on the performance of broiler chickens fed maize and wheat based diets with different levels of non-phytate phosphorus. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. 16(11): 1642-1649.
  • For Book:  Snedecor, G. W. (1994). Statistical Methods: Applied to Experiments in Agriculture and Biology. 8th Edition. Iowa State University Press, Ames
  • In case of web references provide link along with the date of accession.

Plagiarism Policy:

  • Submission of manuscript for publication in the journal will be deemed as the work presented is original in nature and not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • The literature used while preparation of manuscript should be properly acknowledged. Manuscript submitted necessarily be checked for plagiarism.
  • The manuscript should not have plagiarism extent of more than 10%. In case of plagiarism of lines or whole paragraph, manuscript will be returned to corresponding author for improving content before review.


    • Research grants, funding bodies, any collaboration, associated colleagues and staffs, trainees, technical help, help in manuscript typing, proof reading etc. need to be acknowledged.