Instructions for Authors



Arial or Times New Roman (12 pt) is the preferred font and all parts of the manuscripts should be typed double spaced. Manuscripts should be written in English without grammatical errors with readable quality.


Research manuscripts

Research manuscript (RM) should not exceed 5000 words. Manuscript should contain innovative findings. A title page should contain name(s) of the author (s), the affiliation(s) and address (es) of the author (s). Corresponding author should be mentioned with phone numbers and email ids. A concise title of the manuscript should be enclosed. Research manuscript should have crisp and clear abstract (not exceeding 300 words) providing comprehensive information about the manuscript with important keywords (around 5 in Numbers). Apart from the abstract RM should contain following parts.

Introduction: Should clearly introduce the background and objective of the study with extensive literature reviews.

Materials and methods: Methods by which the research investigation was carried out. Manuscripts involving animal models should enclose a statement of ethical committee approval in materials and method section.

Results and discussion: Results should describe the research findings with proper tables, figures and graphs. Discussion should discuss the research findings in the shade of previous research reports. Results and discussion can be submitted as combined or separate headings.

Conclusion: Conclusive points derived at the end of research findings.

Acknowledgements: Can acknowledge people, funding agencies and funds provided for the research work.

References: The reference should be identified with Author’s name followed by the publication year. If there are more than two authors, the first author name is alone mentioned followed by ‘et al’ and the publication year. If the reference quote two works of the same author, then it should be identified by a lower case letter like ’a‘and ’b‘after the date to distinguish the works. References should be delivered with upmost accuracy by the authors. References should be listed in alphabetical order.



Research manuscripts

Jayaprakash, A. and Ebenezer, P. 2012. Purification and characterization of Aspergillus japonicus lipase from a pig fat production medium. J. Acad. Indus. Res. 1(1): 1-7. (In text: Jayaprakash and Ebenezer, 2012).


Ebenezer, P., Jayaprakash, A. and Balaji. V. 2008. The lipolytic potential of Fusarium oxysporum F. SP. Vasinfectum, a phytopathogen. J. Pl. Disease Sci. 3(1): 1-3. (In text: Ebenezer et al., 2008).



Jayaprakash, A. 2010. Mycobiota of Ropalidia marginata paper nests and lipase production. LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, pp. 55-60. (In text: Jayaprakash, 2010).



Kobayashi, H. 1989. Liquid leather cleaners, Japanese Patent, 1,225,700 (In text: Kobayashi, 1989).


Thesis reports

Rose, S. L. 2006. Essays on almost common value auctions (Doctoral dissertation, Ohio State University). Retrieved from (In text: Rose, 2006).


Online document

Devitt, T. 2001. Lightning injures four at music festival. The Why? Files. Retrieved January 23, 2002, from (In text: Devitt, 2001).


Conference proceedings

Karube, I. and Sode, K. 1988. Biosensors for lipids. In: Applewhite TH, editor. Proceedings of the World Conference on Biotechnology in the Fats and Oils industry. Campaign, USA: American Oil Chemists' Society. pp.215-218 (In text: Karube and Sode, 1988).


Short Communications

Short Communications are same as like the research manuscripts which depicts research reports and preliminary research findings. It also has the same parts as like the Research Manuscripts but smaller in size (1500-2000 words). It should also contain Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements and References.



Reviews are innovative research topics which provide a synthesis of research on a particular topic with the shade of research reports. Reviews may be around 3000 words. Reviews should contain: Abstract with keywords, Introduction, Conclusion, Acknowledgements and references. The style of referencing is same as like the research manuscripts. Reviews are also peer-reviewed before publication.



Submission and review procedure

All the manuscripts should be sent as an email attachment to with a covering letter indicating author and co-authors, their designation and institution along with the email ids. The covering letter should contain names of three potent reviewers, their designation and institution along with their email ids. After the review process, the manuscript will be sent to the corresponding author if there are any corrections or queries. Once the queries are answered by the corresponding author, then it will be finalized and published in JAIR's official website.


Fees and processing charges

A processing fee of INR 1,500 (50 USD for authors outside India) will be charged for a manuscript. Neither is acceptance to pay the processing fee a guarantee that the manuscript will be accepted for publication.


Account details




Account Number: 911010028698489




Bank: Axis Bank


Branch: Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India



Terms, conditions and copyright information

Manuscripts submitted should depict innovative research which has not been published elsewhere (except in form of an abstract or part of a published lecture or thesis). Human and animal ethics clearance must be sought for all research involving humans and animals. Manuscripts may be disapproved at any stage of the publication if found plagiarized. Once the manuscript is accepted for publication after the review process, the copyright of the manuscript is transferred automatically to the publisher. The editor holds the right to publish or reject the manuscript.


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