IJPAR | International Journal of Pharmacy and Analytical Research

International Journal of Pharmacy and Analytical Research

ISSN: 2320_2831

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Instruction to Author


The authors are requested to prepare their manuscripts as per the instructions/specifications given below.


Authors are advised to consult recent issues of the journal for examples of format. All manuscripts must be typed 1.5 spaced and in 12 pt Times New Roman. Margins of at least 0.8 inch (2 cm) must be left on all sides. Manuscript must be written in clear and concise English. The responsibility for all aspects of manuscript preparation rests with the authors. Extensive changes or rewriting of the manuscript will not be undertaken by the Editors.

Language English
File format: M.S. Word 2007 file
Page size: Letter Portrait , A4 (8.5" × 11")
Margins : 1 cm (0.8 inch) on all sides
Page no. None
Footer / Headers None
Line spacing: 1.5
Font style Times New Roman.
Title 14 pt Times New Roman, Bold, Capital case, Centre.
Author and co-authors 14 pt Times New Roman, Centre, Normal face, Sentence case. Author and all co-authors names in one line. The corresponding author should include an asterisk* and passport size photo for corresponding author (jpg file only)
Authors address 12 pt Times New Roman, Normal face, Centre giving each authors' affiliation (i.e. Department/ Organization/ Address/ Place/Country/email). Must be below the name of author.
Abstract 10 pt Times New roman, Single space, Full justification Normal Face , 200-250 words Heading
Sub heading under section 12 pt, Upper case, Bold, Left hand side
Font size and type for the content of article (except abstract) 12 pt Times New Roman, Normal Face, Full Justification.

Page order: Page order must be as follows.

Page 1 Title page
Page 2 Abstract & key words
Page 3 onward Introduction and all sections

Figures and tables must be inserted in the manuscript at the position they should appear when published.


Manuscripts for original research papers should have the following headings:

  1. Title
  2. Author's name(s)& address(es)
  3. Abstract
  4. Keywords
  5. Introduction
  6. Materials and Methods
  7. Results and Discussion
  8. Conclusion
  9. Acknowledgements
  10. References


Title must be informative, specific and short and not exceed 200 characters. Title must be in bold face and capital case having a font size and font style of 16 pt and Times New Roman respectively. It must be followed by one empty line.


The full name(s) of the author(s) and full postal address (es) of the institutions where the research was done should appear below the title. Author name must be in normal face and sentence case having a font size and font style of 14 pt and Times New Roman and address must be in normal face and sentence case having a font size and font style of 12 pt and Times New Roman. Use the symbols 1, 2, 3, etc., as superscripts to relate the authors to the corresponding address and an asterisk (*) to indicate the author(s) to whom correspondence should be addressed. At the bottom left corner of the title page, please mention *Corresponding Author and provide full corresponding address with designation, functional e-mail address and phone no.

Abstract should start on a new page and should be typed in single-space. Abstract should describe the essential aspects of the investigation. It should be about 200-250 words. It must be followed by one empty line.

A maximum of 4-6 key words must be given at the end of the Abstract.

Introduction should start on a new page after the abstract & key-words. The Introduction should provide a clear statement of the problem, the relevant recent literature on the subject, objectives of the research study, and the proposed approach or solution.


Materials and Methods should start as a continuation to introduction on the same page. All important materials used along with their source shall be mentioned. The main methods used shall be briefly described with appropriate reference. New methods or substantially modified methods may be described in sufficient detail. Methods in general use need not be described in detail. The statistical method and the level of significance chosen shall be clearly stated.

Results: All findings presented in tabular or graphical form shall be described in this section. The data should be statistically analyzed and the level of significance stated. Data that is not statistically significant need only to be mentioned in the text - no illustration is necessary. All Tables and figures must have a title or caption and a legend to make them self-explanatory. Results section shall start after materials and methods section on the same page.

Discussion: This section should follow results, deal with the interpretation of results, convey how they help increase current understanding of the problem and should be logical. Unsupported hypothesis should be avoided. The Discussion should state the possibilities the results uncover, that need to be further explored. There is no need to include another title such as “Conclusions” at the end of Discussion. Results and discussion of results can also be combined under one section, Results and Discussion.

Acknowledgements: All acknowledgments should be typed in one paragraph directly preceding the reference section.

Tables/Figures: Incorporate tables and/or figures with their legends into the main body of text. 

References: Should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text (not in alphabetic order). Identify references in text, tables, and legends by Arabic numerals in superscript in square brackets. References cited only in tables or figure legends should be numbered in accordance with the sequence established by the first identification in the text of the particular table or figure.

Journal Articles
Gaur K, Kori ML, Tyagi LK, Singh V, Nema RK, Tripathi P. Licofelone- Novel Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Agent for Osteoarthritis: An Overview. J Young Pharm. 1, 2009, 67-71.

A Book
Durbin R, Eddy SR, Krogh A, Mitchison G. Biological Sequence Analysis: Probabilistic Models of Proteins and Nucleic Acids. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

A Chapter in a Book
Nadkarni KM. Indian Materia Medica. Edn 3, Vol. I, Popular Prakashan, Mumbai, 2000, pp. 242-246.

Conference Proceedings
Stock A, Signal Transduction in Bacteria. In the Proceedings of the 2004 Markey Scholars Conference, 2004, pp. 80-89. 

Abbreviations, Units Etc 
Authors should follow internationally agreed rules especially those adopted by the IUPAC-IUB Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature (CBN). The journal will essentially follow the rules defined in the IUPAC Manua1 of symbols and terminology for physico-chemical quantities and units 

Ethical guidelines
1. They are subject to editorial review, 
2. They have not been and will not be published in whole or in part in any other journal, and 
3. Authors using experimental animals and human subjects in their investigation must seek approval from the appropriate Ethical Committee in accordance with "Principles of Laboratory Animal Care" and/or the declaration of Helsinki promulgated in 1964 as amended in 1996

Article Proofs
Page proofs will be sent to the designated author through e-mail. They must be carefully checked and returned the revised manuscript within 48 hours of receipt.

Authors are asked to sign a warranty and copyright agreement upon acceptance of their manuscript, before the manuscript can be published. The Copyright Transfer Agreement form can be downloaded here (COPY RIGHT AGREEMENT FORM_IJPAR.pdf)


Review articles should contain up-to-date information providing comprehensive coverage of relevant literature. Review articles should preferably be written by scientists who have in-depth knowledge of the topic. Review article must be of at least 8 pages.

Manuscripts comprising reviews and accounts should have the following headings:

  1. Title
  2. Author's name(s) & address(es)
  3. Abstract
  4. Keywords
  5. Table of Contents


To facilitate speedy and cost-effective submission of full manuscript, an online submission via internet is being offered. For online submission, please provide your complete manuscript in the form of single file containing all the material. Please place table and figures at appropriate places in the text. Authors are required to proof read the word file of their manuscript before submission.

Authors are strongly encouraged to submit their manuscripts electronically by online manuscript submission system of IJPAR. If the manuscript can't be submitted online, the SOFT COPY IN MS WORD FORMAT of original manuscript can be sent by e-mail to the ijparjournal@gmail.com


Galley proofs would be sent to the corresponding author. It is the responsibility of the corresponding author to ensure that the galley proof is to be returned without delay with correction (if any). The authors are responsible for the contents appeared in their published manuscripts.

Editor-In-Chief / Managing Director

International Journal of Pharmacy and Analytical Research (IJPAR)


Email Id: ijparjournal@gmail.com


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