Guidelines for Authors
The authors are requested to prepare their manuscripts as per the instructions/specifications given below. It should be noted that the review process is solely depend upon the significance of the work and the care used by authors to represent it, in the form of their manuscripts. Therefore, authors are strongly encouraged to read these instructions carefully before preparing/submitting their manuscript for publication.
1. Full length research articles
2. Review articles
3. Short communications
NOTE: Minimum word count should be 2500 (excluding references).
Manuscripts should be prepared as word documents in Times New Roman (font size should be 10) on A4 size with a margin of 2 cm of all four sides. The manuscript should be typed double-spaced including references and tables also.
All figures and tables should be at appropriate place in the text. The manuscript should be in the following order:
Title page: It should have Title, Name(s) of author(s) and their affiliations i.e. postal address, phone no., corresponding author’s email address(es).
Abstract: It should have a brief idea of the manuscript and not exceed 250 words.
Keywords: It should contain up to 5 key terms related to the research work.
Introduction: It should represent the scope, objective and novelty of the research work.
Experimental Section: It should contain information about the materials and the methods adopted to carry out the research work like animals, chemicals and animal ethical committee permission, software used and procedures followed etc. Chemical compounds should be named according to IUPAC or Chemical Abstracts. The units and dimensions should be expressed according to the metric system and SI units.
Results and Discussion: It should contain summary of the research work performed, result interpretations and finally their conclusion.
Acknowledgements: It should contain the information regarding any research grant support or the assistance of colleagues.
References: The references should be represented as large brackets e.g in the text. The references pattern should be in the following manner:
Author's initials Surname. Journal, Year, Volume(Issue), Page No.
Example: CS Sharma; RK Nema; SN Meyyanathan. Academic J Cancer Res. 2009, 2(1), 19-24.
Author's Initials Surname. Title, Edition, Publisher, Place of publication, Year of publication; Page No.
Example: RK Nema, SN Meyyanathan; CS Sharma. A Practical Approach to Pharmaceutical Analysis, 1st Edition, CBS Publishers & Distributors, USA.
Article Processing Charges: Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research (ISSN : 0975-7384) is self-financed and does not receive funding from any institution/government. Hence, the Journal operates solely through processing charges we receive from the authors and some academic/corporate sponsors. The handling fee is required to meet its maintenance. Being an Open Access Journal, JOCPR does not collect subscription charges from readers that enjoy free online access to the articles. Authors are hence required to pay a fair handling fee for processing their articles. However, there are no submission charges. Authors are required to make payment only after their manuscript has been accepted for publication.
Regular Issue -1219 Euros
Special Issue -919 Euros
Author Withdrawal Policy: From time to time, an author may wish to withdraw a manuscript after submitting it. Changing ones mind is an authors prerogative. And an author is free to withdraw an article at no charge as long as it is withdrawn within 5 days of its initial submission. If you have concerns or questions about it, please contact us for further discussion. We welcome your input.
For queries related to publication process and charges please contact us with your details (Including Country). Submitting your manuscript/work towards the journal will be considered as providing your complete authority to editorial board/members to Reject/Publish your manuscript with respect to journal policies in Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research. The submitted work/manuscript should not be the one neither with substantially similar content under any authorship been published nor is being considered/under consideration for publication elsewhere.