General Arrangement of the Article

Articles submitted for publication must follow the following format:

The general arrangement of the article ( paper ) should be:
TITLE
AFFILIATION
ABSTRACT
KEYWORDS ( maximum 5 words)
INTRODUCTION
MATERIALS AND METHODS
RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND REFERENCES

  • Only outstanding case reports providing new information will be accepted.


  • Introduction of the case report without caption, case history and clinical observation followed by treatment/result and discussion, if necessary.


  • Abstract should not exceed 150  words.


  • The  abstract  should be informative and be complete in itself without reference to text, figures or tables and avoid materials and methods.


  • Introduction should be brief and should identify the subject,aims and objectives alongwith the lacunae in earlier work in that field .


  • Avoid detailed review and be restricted to not more than 200 words.


  • Materials and Methods should be complete and precise.


  • Material and Methods should include the design and technique employed.


  • If a well known method  used, citation of relevant authority is sufficient with mention of modification (if any).Insignificant, unessential, common details should not be given.


  • Results and discussion should be combined to avoid repetition and duplication, including mean data and their standard errors, wherever applicable.


  • Tables should be used to avoid lengthy descriptions of results in the text and must be referred to in the text.


  • Illustrations  Photographs, radiographs and photomicrographs should be presented in duplicate as high quality prints or as originals giving details of the article.


  • REFERENCES:


References in the text are given as the author(s) and year , i.e. ( Evans , 1961: Smith and Jones , 1990) or Evans ( 1961)

Papers with more than 2 authors are cited as  et al.  , Jones et al. ( 1989).
References in the text within the same parentheses are given in chronological order.
The list of references should  be alphabetical ; references by the same first  author and published in the same year should be labeled a, b , c etc .within the text ( e.g. Smith 1992 a ) and listed sequentially in the reference list.

The format in the reference list is as follows: authors( s) name ( s) and initials , year of publication in parentheses , full title of the article , journal title as abbreviated in the world list of Scientific Periodicals, volume number and page numbers  e.g. Arora ,K.S. , Singh ,J. and Chawla ,R.(1 992) . Indian Vet J. 35: 23-25.

References to book articles should be set out as follows: author(s) name (s) and initials , date of publication , place of publication and pages referred to e.g. Mohanthy ,C. (1991). Diseases of dogs . In : Animal Diseases , 2nd end., Ed: J. Gopal , Academa Publishers, New Delhi . pp 13-127.
 
The authors are requested to refer the latest issue of the Journal while preparing the MS for the journal. 

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