Learn about the publication process
and how to submit your manuscript. This tutorial will help you
find the right journal and maximize the chance to be published.
A-Find a journal
- Find out the journals that could be best suited for publishing your research. Match your manuscript using the
Journal Finder tool, then learn more about each journal.
- Journal Finder- Powered by the Mazedan Search
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field-of-research-specific vocabularies to match your article to Mazedan
The manuscript will be prepared as a single
MS word file in two parts- Title Page and Manuscript File.
text, references, tables, and figure legends should be typed in 12 pt Times New
Roman font and double-spaced throughout the word document of A4 size,
2.54 cm top, bottom, left, and right margins. All pages should be
numbered consecutively starting with the title page.
1. Title page- Title Page should
contain an appropriate title not exceeding 80 characters or 10–15 words yet
sufficiently descriptive and informative, a short running title of 3–4 words,
Author(s) name(s), address of the Institute(s)/Organisation(s), corresponding
author address with phone, mobile, e-mail, and fax number.
2. Manuscript File
§ should contain—Title,
Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Material & Methods, Results, Discussion,
Conclusion, Acknowledgement, References, Tables, Figures, and figure legends.
§ shouldn’t contain the author's
§ Abstract- Should
clearly state the objective/s of the paper along with major findings/results. It
must not be exceeding 250 words.
§ Keywords - About four
to seven keywords or phrases in alphabetical order, separated by commas.
§ Section- All the
section heads/titles (including references) will be of Times New Roman, Bold,
12 Fonts and Left Aligned, (e.g. :1 Introduction, 2. Material & Methods, 3.
Results, 4. Discussion, 5. Conclusion, Acknowledgement, References, Tables,
Figures and figure legends) with numbering.
§ Text- All the entire
texts will be in MS Word, Times New Roman, 12 Fonts, double Spaced, and in
§ Subsections- All the
subsections will be of Times New Roman, 12 Fonts, First, Bold with numbering
like 1.1, 1.1.1, etc.
§ Figures, Table & Equations-
All Tables and Figures’ titles will be in Times New Roman, 12 Fonts, bold, and
placed below and centered with the tables and figures. The figures, tables and
equations should have numbering (e.g.: Fig. -1: ____ , Table-1: ____ ). All the
figures, tables, and equations must be cited in the text and only high-quality
figures will be accepted. Tables and equations must not be in the image file.
§ Ethical guidelines:
Research papers dealing with experiments on human or animal subjects must state
in the Material & Methods section that: (i) informed and free consent was
obtained from the participants/patients/relatives of the patients/parents or
legal guardians of minors and should attach the ethical clearance certificate
from the institution/organization or similar committee/ agency; and (ii) the
maintenance and care of the experimental animals is as per the guidelines for
use of laboratory animals in research specified by the Animal Ethics Committee
of the Institute/Organisation
§ References– Author(s)
name, “Title of paper”, Journal Name in italic, Vol., No. (if any), pp. (Page-page),
Month (space) Year of publication will be of Times New Roman, 12 Fonts, with
numbering like , , etc.
§ References Examples: -
 M. Bhattacharya, B. Sarkar, T.
Chattopadhyay, “Optical Generation of Millimeter and Submillimeter-Waves
Through Optical Side-Band Injection Locking of Semiconductor Lasers”, IEEE
Photon. Technol. Lett. Vol. 14, No. 11, pp. 1611-1613, Nov. 2002.
 G. Chandra, A. Ghosh, I. Bhattacharjee
and S. K. Ghosh (2013). Use of larvivorous fish in biological and environmental
control of disease vectors. CAB International 2013. Biological and Environment
Control of Disease Vectors (eds M.M. Cameron and L.M. Lorenz).
C- Manuscript Submission:
§ Papers for the regular
issues of the journal can be submitted, round the year, electronically through
Mazedan Journal Management System (JMS) or Google From.
§ Alternatively, if
you have been invited to submit to a journal, follow the instructions provided
§ Manuscript can be
submitted in docs (MS word file). Author can access the relevant submission
system via the SUBMIT Button Given at the bottom of this page.
§ The manuscript size
must be under the 6000 Word count or 20 pages.
§ Once submitted,
your paper will be considered by the editor and if it passes initial screening,
it will be sent for peer review by experts in your field. If deemed unsuitable
for publication in your chosen journal, the editor may suggest you transfer
your submission to a more suitable journal, via an article transfer service.
D- Manuscript Review and Publication:
§ Editorial review and
publication: All manuscripts are reviewed by a panel of subject experts in each
discipline and also by the Editorial Board. Peer reviewer and author identities
are kept confidential to solicit unbiased comments. The articles are accepted
only after the recommendation by the reviewers and the Editorial Board. The
corresponding author is responsible for scientific accuracy and statements
expressed in the article.
§ The authors have to
sign a declaration form and copy right form before publication in the journal.
§ Paper will immediately
be online after the final acceptance; however, the Volume, Issue, and DOI allocate
later for which author will be intimated accordingly. For Theme Based Special
Issues, time bound Special Call for Papers will be announced and the same will
be applicable for that specific issue only.
- Author can track the status of the submitted paper online on the Journal Management System (JMS).
system uses to track your submission will be the same system to which article
the reference number received after submission to track the submission.