Authors Guidelines

Authors Guidelines:

Journal of Ravishankar University (PART-A)

Journal of Ravishankar University (PART-A) promotes latest research that makes a significant contribution in advancing knowledge of scientific disciplines that are critical to the discovery and development of new drugs and therapies. Journal emphasizes on all aspects of the pharmaceutical sciences which includes a wide range of fields in its discipline like Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmacognosy, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Metabolism, Drug Action, Drug Delivery, Drug Discovery, Drug Targeting and Clinical Sciences. Journal of Ravishankar University (PART-A) is an International, best peer-reviewed, indexed hybrid journal which offers dual mode of publication, open access & subscription. This mode provides the means to maximize the visibility, citations and readership which enhance the impact of the research work and provides a range of options to purchase our articles and also permits unlimited Internet Access to complete Journal content.

General

All submitted manuscripts should contain original work neither published previously nor under consideration for publication elsewhere. Articles shall be accepted from any country provided submitted in English language only. There is no page limitation for articles up to twenty pages; the authors must strive to present their results as clearly and concisely as possible. Authors, in their cover note to Editor, shall have to clearly mention whether the manuscript is to be considered as a Research article, Short communications or a Review article.

Peer review

Manuscripts shall go through a peer review process to adjudge their suitability and authenticity, for publication in the journal. A confirmation about the acceptance of the manuscript will be sent to e-mail address of the corresponding author. Please check your e-mail account frequently, because you will receive all important information about your manuscript through e-mail only..

Submission of Manuscript

Authors should submit the articles only in MS-word 2003 or 2007 format, no other format is accepted. If equations were used it should be converted by using MS Office equation editor and pasted as image at proper place. All equations should be grouped or may be prepared using equation editor software.

Language

Language of the articles should be only in English/Hindi, we are not processing articles in any other languages

Font type

Articles should be typed in single line spacing with "Times New Roman/Kruti Dev 010" font pattern.

Size

For heading or title: 14 points and Bold (Small Letters, not capitalize the titles unnecessarily unless required, e.g. HPLC, HPTLC, UV, GC, TLC, SEM, TEM, etc.)
Author/ Coauthors name: 11 points and Bold
Affiliation/ Institute name: 10 points
For subtitles: 11 points and Bold
Content of article : 10 points
Table title and Content: 8 points

Submission Order

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.

Title Page

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).

Abstract

It should be about 200-400 words. Key words: A maximum of 5 key words must be given at the end of the Abstract.

Introduction:

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.

Results

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.

Discussion

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.

Acknowledgements

If necessary, a brief Acknowledgements section may be included.

References

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:

Journal Articles

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 .2007; 41 (1): 35-41.

Book

Stacey GL and Keen NT. Plant-microbe interactions. Chapman and Hall, New York.1996.

Book Chapter

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.

Figures

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.

Tables

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.

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