INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHOR
Frequency of Publication
Biannual (2 Issues per Year)
Process of Review
International Journal of Research Methodology (www.ijrm.humanjournals.com) is an open access, peer reviewed international journal published biannually.
The Journal looks forward to incorporate a wide range of manuscript types as follows. In each issue and in so doing, attract contributions from of the researchers.
- Original Papers/ Research articles
- Reviews/ Review articles/ Mini-Reviews
- Short Communication
- Special articles
|1.||Original Papers/ Research articles||Article of original researchcarried out by author(s)|
|2.||Reviews/ Review articles/ Mini-Reviews||Significant review of originalresearch literature|
|3.||Short communication||Brief research communication/news/views/ article|
|4.||Notes||Original research communication indiscussion or commentary form|
|5.||Special articles||Invited article, memorial lecture/working paper/
special paper/expert views/comments
All manuscript should be in MS WORD.
- Language: English
- Space: Single Space
- Paper Size: A4 (8.5″X11″)
- Margins: 1 Inch (All sides)
It should be arranged in the following order:
|Sequence||Font Type||Font Size||Pattern|
|1||Title||Times New Roman||14||Bold|
|2||Author’s Name||Times New Roman||12||Normal|
|3||Affiliation||Times New Roman||10||Normal|
|4||Abstract||Times New Roman||12||Normal|
|5||Keywords||Times New Roman||12||Normal|
|6||Introduction||Times New Roman||12||Normal|
|7||Materials and Methods||Times New Roman||12||Normal|
|8||Result||Times New Roman||12||Normal|
|9||Discussion||Times New Roman||12||Normal|
|10||Conclusion||Times New Roman||12||Normal|
|11||Acknowledgment||Times New Roman||12||Normal|
|Headings||Times New Roman||12||Bold|
|Sub headings||Times New Roman||12||Bold|
|Body Text||Times New Roman||12||Normal|
The title should be brief, comprehensive and descriptive.
Each author must provide their full name including their first name and surname followed by their address. The Corresponding Author of the manuscript must be mentioned the star mark in superscript and should be mentioned the authors affiliation. In addition the corresponding author must include telephone, fax and E-mail address at the bottom left corner of the title page.
Abstract Should start on a new page after the title page to distinguish it from the Introduction. Abstracts should briefly reflect all aspects of the study. The abstract should not exceed 250 words. Review Articles, Research papers and Short Communications should also have an Abstract.
Should start on a new page after the title page to distinguish it from the Introduction. Abstracts should briefly reflect all aspects of the study. The abstract should not exceed 250 words. Review Articles, Research papers and Short Communications should also have an Abstract.
Below the abstract, mention 4-6 keywords suitable for indexing. These terms will be at the end of the abstract. If possible, keywords should be selected from Index Medicus or Excerpta Medica Index.
It should start on a new page and clearly indicate Aim, Review of Literature and Objective of the research.
Materials & Methods
This section should describe the materials and methods used in the study such as year, site and other relevant details. The statistical method and the level of significance chosen should be stated. Include particulars of ethical approval in this segment (if any).
Result & Discussion
The section should focus on the accomplishment of objectives as mentioned in the introduction part. It should contain a critical review of results of the study.
This section should contain only significant outcomes of the research.
All acknowledgments should be typed in one paragraph prior to the reference section (All persons who have made significant contributions to the research work should be included in Acknowledgment).
The Vancouver Style is the citation style used by scientific journals. It came out of a meeting of medical journal editors in 1978, held in Vancouver, BC, and is maintained by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).
Author Surname Initials. Title: subtitle. Edition (if not the first). Place of publication: Publisher: Year.
Rang HP, Dale MM, Ritter JM, Moore PK. Pharmacology. 5th ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone; 2003.
Author Surname Initials. Title of article. Title of journal, abbreviated. Date of Publication: Volume Number(Issue Number): Page Numbers.
John JC. ACE inhibitors and NSAIDs. Med J Euro. 2010;777:181€“195.
Author Surname Initials (if available). Title of Website [Internet]. Place of publication: Publisher; Date of First Publication [Date of last update; cited date]. Available from: URL
George Samsung, Rosy Chris. HIV. MediNet. 1/15/2004.
Available from: http://www. health.com/ article.htm
If the author is not known:
Title of page. Title of site. Last update or copyright date. URL (Access date).
Figures, Images and Tables
Figures, images and tables must be placed at appropriate place in the manuscript.
There is no charge for the processing of papers but author(s) of each accepted paper is required to pay a publication charge as mentioned below.
Indian authors: Rs. 1550/-
International authors: $50
|Name||Mr. A. A. Khade|
|Bank Name||State Bank of India|
It represents that the manuscript has not been published previously and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
Authors publishing results from the studies involving animals or humans must seek approval from the applicable ethics committees.
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