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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The corresponding author, have read and followed the author(s) guidelines and publication ethics and best practice guidelines of the Journal of Applied and Natural Science (JANS).
  • The author ensures that the content of Manuscript is original. The Manuscript, or substantial part of it, is not under consideration by any other journal. It implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis) and its publication is approved by all authors. The text, illustrations, and any other materials included in the Manuscript do not violate upon any existing copyright or the other rights of anyone.
  • The corresponding author certifies the accuracy of content given to the journal, in particular, the names of coauthors present and correctly spelled, and that addresses and affiliations are up to date. The corresponding author ensures that all the coauthors have agreed to all of the contents and will notify all the authors when the Manuscript is accepted. The corresponding author is answerable to all the inquiries on behalf of all the co-authors. The corresponding author ensures that all authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and all are aware of the submission of the paper.
  • The corresponding author is solely responsible for maintaining proper communication with the journal and between co-authors, before and after publication. The corresponding author ensures that all authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and all are aware of the submission of the paper.
  • The corresponding authors certify that the authors of the Manuscript have no commercial associations (e.g., consultancies, stock ownership, equity interests, patent licensing arrangements, etc.) that might pose a conflict of interest in connection with the submitted Manuscript, except as disclosed on a separate attachment. All funding sources supporting the work and all institutional or corporate affiliations of mine/ours are acknowledged in a footnote.
  • The corresponding author has taken the permission of concerned Animal Ethics Committee for the conduct of the research using animals and/or involving human participants (if applicable).

Last Updated: July 27, 2018
Title page:
The Title page of the manuscript (MS) should contain short, specific and informative Title, Authors names and their full addresses, Name of the corresponding author, E-mail id, Abstract of not more than 250 words, Key-words of not more than five words.

Consecutive pages:
The title page should be followed by the page containing Title, Abstract, Key-words followed by Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion or Results and Discussion combined, Conclusion, Acknowledgements (if any) and References. DOI no. of all the References (wherever possible/available) should also be mentioned against them for better citation of the manuscript. All the tables/figures/histograms/ photographs should be consecutively numbered with a brief caption below and should be in separate files or on separate pages. The illustrations should be of good quality. All references cited in the text should be listed at the end of the manuscript alphabetically in the following style:
For paper

Dagar, V., & Kumar, S. (2018). Emamectin benzoate: Potential larvicide and antifeedant agent against cotton Boll worm Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 10(2), 564-571. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v10i2.1738

Chopra, A.K. and Sharma, A.K. (2013). Removal of turbidity, COD and BOD from secondarily treated sewage water by electrolytic treatment. Appl. Water Sci . 3 (1) : 125–132.

For book
Chopra,A.K., Khanna,D.R., Prasad,G., Malik, D.S. and Bhutiani, R. (2007). Medicinal Plants:Conservation, cultivation and utilization. Daya Publishing House, Delhi.

For book chapter
Kumar, Vinod, Chopra, A.K. (2013).Contamination of heavy metals in vegetables irrigated with textile effluent at Haridwar (Uttarakhand). Climate Change Effects on Agriculture and Economy, Biotech Books, New Delhi, pp 73-80.

For online documentation:
The Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering (2004). 'Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies:Opportunities and Uncertainties', pp.20- 22. Retrieved August, 18 2006 from www.nanotec.org.uk/finalreport.htm

Submission and publication :
Manuscripts should be submitted online as a Microsoft Word file in a single column format. The research papers should be in English in Times New Roman (font size 12, space 1.5). Authors should provide the names of three referees along with the manuscript. Submission of the paper implies that the paper/review article has not been submitted for publication and has not been published elsewhere. The research papers/review articles/short communications would be accepted after proper reviewing and on the final recommendation of the Editor-in-Chief.

The author shall submit the processing fee once the manuscript number is allotted. On the receipt of the processing fee, MS will come under the review process. On completion of the review process and depending on the quality of MS, it would be accepted for publication. The decision of Editor-in-Chief would be final for the acceptance of MS for publication in the journal. On acceptance of the MS, the administrative fee would be charged for publication. It may be noted that the processing fee does not guarantee acceptance of the MS. It will be non-refundable, even if MS is not accepted. As part of our Go Green policy, we print very limited hard copies of the issues on special request only. Please refer to the Fee and Payment section of our website for the current fee structure.

Proofs :
Galley proofs will be sent to the corresponding author and should be returned within five days of receipt by e-mail. However, on non-receipt of the proof, the care would be taken by the publisher to get the papers corrected and published at the earliest possible.

As part of our Go Green initiative, ANSF does not provide hard copies. This helps us fulfil our environmental commitment to take care of the earth for ourselves and generations to come. A secured PDF file of the published research paper/review article would be provided free of cost by e-mail to the corresponding author. Authors will be able to view the manuscript on the journal's website.

Other contributions

The book reviews/announcements of forthcoming seminars/conferences and their reports/ book reviews/letters to the editors would also be considered by the Editors for publication.

Sample Paper:

The format of a sample paper can be downloaded from this link: Sample Paper 


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