The font size of text should be of 12pt. Headings should be in bold. All research articles should have the following sections: Title page, Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement (if any) and References. The sections in text should be subdivided as 1, 1.1, 2, 2.1, 2.1.2. likewise.
Title: The title should then followed by the author name and the institution name and address by indicating suitable superscripts. The title page should contain the title of the paper in bold face, title case, the names of the authors in normal face, upper case (font size 11) followed by the address(es) in normal face lower case. An asterisk (*) must be placed after the corresponding author's name as superscript whose email id, fax, telephone number can be given. Corresponding author has the responsibility to ensure that all co-authors are aware and approve the contents of the submitted manuscript. The address and affiliation, e-mail of all co-authors should also give.
Abstract: This section should detail the problems, experimental approach, major findings and conclusion in one paragraph and should appear on the second page. Avoid abbreviation, diagram and references in the abstract. It should be single - spaced and should not exceed 150-300 words. Author(s) should not give any references in abstract.
Keywords: Author(s) must give about 3-6 key words which can identify the most important subjects covered by the paper. They must be placed at the end of the abstract.
Introduction: The manuscript should include a brief introduction stating the purpose of the investigation and relating the manuscript to similar previous research. Only information essential to the arguments should be presented.
Materials and Methods: This section must contain specific details about the materials studied, instruments used, specialized chemical source and related experimental details which allows other research worker to reproduce the results. Obtain permission for all fully borrowed, adapted, and modified tables and provide a credit line in the footnote.
Results and Discussion: The results should be concisely presented. Results and discussion may be separate or combined based on the author’s requirement. Tables and figures should be designed to maximize the comprehension of the experimental data. The interpreted results should be explained clearly in discussions and should relate them to the existing knowledge in the field as clearly as possible. Tables, Graphs and figures (Illustrations) should be inserted into the main text at respective place they should appear when published and should have appropriate numbers and titles with an explanatory heading. Labels of the table, graph and figures MUST be in the text form and should not form part of the image. These photographs must be clear and sharp. Digital files are recommended for highest quality reproduction.
Conclusion:The author should conclude his/her finding accordingly.
Acknowledgements: This section can be kept at the end of the manuscript before the reference section. This section can be used to acknowledge the help of those who do not qualify for authorship or to acknowledge funding, donated resources or significant contribution to the research.
References: References to the literature cited in the manuscript should be numbered in order of appearance in the manuscript and cited in the text with superscript numbers like [1, 2, 3… ]. The reference number should follow the following format.
For Journals Format: Author(s) of article (surname initials). Title of the manuscript. Journal title abbreviated Year of publication; volume number (issue number): page numbers.
Standard Journal article: Panda BB, Gaur K, Kori ML, Tyagi LK, Nema RK, Sharma CS. Anti-Inflammatory and analgesic activity of Jatropha gossypifolia in experimental animal models. Global Journal of Pharmacology 2009; 3(1):1-5.
For Books and other monograph Format: Author AB, Author BB, Author CC. Title of Book. Ed, Vol., Publisher, City, year, page numbers. [Nadkarni KM. Indian Materia Medica. Edn 3, Vol. I, Popular Prakashan, Mumbai, 2000, 242-246.]
For Patent Reference: Gupta R, Garg R, Singh VR. Submicron emulsions as ocular drug delivery vehicles, U.S. Patent Number 5496811; 1996.
For Website Reference: Website. [http://www.biospace.com]. Visited on 27 May, 2001.
Ethical Matters: Authors involving in the usage of experimental animals and human subjects in their research article should seek approval from the appropriate Ethical committee in accordance with "Principles of Laboratory Animal Care". The Method section of the manuscript should include a statement to prove that the investigation was approved and that informed consent was obtained.