Instruction to Authors


Contents of Articles

Type Contents Font Word Limit Images & Table
Title Page
  • Title of article
  • Total number of Pages, Images and Tables
  • Total Word Count
  • Name of authors with designation, affiliated institutes, postal address, email address, mobile number
  • Corresponding author name with designation, affiliated institutes, postal address, email address, mobile number
  • Acknowledgements
Times New Roman N.A. N.A.
Abstract Page
  • Title of article
  • Background & Aims, Material & Method, Results, Conclusion
  • Key words
Times New Roman
  • 250 words for original article
  • 150 words for case report
N.A.
Original Article
  • Title Page
  • Abstract Page
  • Title of article
  • Abstract
  • Key words
  • Introduction
  • Material & Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • References
Times New Roman 3000 words excluding abstract and references Maximum 6
Review Article
  • Title page
  • Summary (need not be structured)
  • Key words
Times New Roman 5000 Words Maximum 10
Case Review
  • Title Page
  • Abstract Page
  • Title of Case Report
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Case Report with figures
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion if any
  • References
Times New Roman 1500 Words excluding Abstract and References Maximum 3
Short Communication Manuscript should not be divided into subsections Times New Roman 1200 Words One Image OR One Table
Letter to Editor Manuscript should not be divided into subsections Times New Roman 800 Words One Image OR One Table

Manuscript Preparation

• Title of article (Font-Size - 16, Font Case- Capitalize each word & Font Face BOLD)

• Name of authors with designation, affiliated institutes with asterisk (*) marked on corresponding author name.

Abstract: (Font-Size - 14, Font Case- Capitalize each word & Font Face BOLD) (All subheading (BOLD) and body text- Font-Size - 12, Font Case- Sentence Case & Font Face Regular, Reference number should be cited as Superscript)

It should be typed as a single paragraph with 250 words for original articles and 150 words for case reports excluding the title and the key words. The abstract must be concise, clear and informative rather than indicative. The abstract must be in a structured form consisting of Background & Aims, Material & Methods, Results and Conclusions briefly explaining what was intended, done, observed and concluded. Authors should state the main conclusions clearly and not in vague statements.

Introduction: (Font-Size - 14, Font Case- Capitalize each word of Heading & Font Face BOLD, Reference number should be cited as Superscript) (All subheading (BOLD) and body text- Font-Size - 12, Font Case- Sentence Case & Font Face Regular, Reference number should be cited as Superscript)

It should start on a new page. Essentially this section must introduce the subject and briefly say how the idea for research originated. Give a concise background of the study. Do not review literature extensively but provide the most recent work that has a direct bearing on the subject. Justification for research aims and objectives must be clearly mentioned without any ambiguity. The purpose of the study should be stated at the end. It should not exceed 500 words.

o Material & Method: (Font-Size - 14, Font Case- Capitalize each word of Heading & Font Face BOLD,) (All subheading (BOLD) and body text- Font-Size - 12, Font Case- Sentence Case & Font Face Regular, Reference number should be cited as Superscript)

o Results: (Font-Size - 14, Font Case- Capitalize each word of Heading & Font Face BOLD,) (All subheading (BOLD) and body text- Font-Size - 12, Font Case- Sentence Case & Font Face Regular, Reference number should be cited as Superscript)

The statistical significance of the study is to be mentioned. The results should be stated concisely without comments. It should be presented in logical sequence in the text with appropriate reference to tables and/or figures. The data given in tables or figures should not be repeated in the text. The same data should not be presented in both tabular and graphic forms. Simple data may be given in the text itself instead of figures or tables. Avoid discussions and conclusions in the results section.

o Discussion: : (Font-Size - 14, Font Case- Capitalize each word of Heading & Font Face BOLD,) (All subheading (BOLD) and body text- Font-Size - 12, Font Case- Sentence Case & Font Face Regular, Reference number should be cited as Superscript)

This section should deal with the interpretation, rather than recapitulation of results. It is important to discuss the new and significant observations in the light of previous work. Discuss also the weaknesses or pitfalls in the study. New hypotheses or recommendations can be put forth. Avoid unqualified statements and conclusions not completely supported by the data. Repetition of information given under Introduction and Results should be avoided. The lacunae and limitations of the study can be mentioned.

o Conclusion: (Font-Size - 14, Font Case- Capitalize each word of Heading & Font Face BOLD,) (All subheading (BOLD) and body text- Font-Size - 12, Font Case- Sentence Case & Font Face Regular, Reference number should be cited as Superscript)

The conclusion should correlate with aims and objectives of the study. It should be derived from data of the present study only. Conclusions must be drawn considering the strengths and weaknesses of the study.

o References: (Font-Size - 14, Font Case- Capitalize each word of Heading & Font Face BOLD,) (All subheading (BOLD) and body text- Font-Size - 12, Font Case- Sentence Case & Font Face Regular, Reference number should be cited as Superscript)

The references in list should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text (Vancouver style). References should be cited in the text by Arabic numerals in superscript without any bracket for example 1, 2, 3. The superscript should be before the full stop if it occurs at the end of a sentence. It is not required to type the initials of the authors when quoting their names in the text part. The years of their work can be mentioned in the text part only if relevant. Please do not list any reference which is not mentioned in the text. Please make sure that all the references cited in the text are included in the list of references. It is desirable to include few recent references of last 5 years.

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Manuscript Evaluation Process

Manuscript is evaluated by editorial team and reviewed by reviewers.

Process flow of evaluation is as mentioned below


Publication charges

Fees for Accepted Article / Manuscript

One copy of printed journal will be free to the corresponding author and other copies of the journal will be chargeable, the charge will be Rs. 300 / copy.

Type of Article Publication Charges For Authors of B. J. Medical college & their affiliated Institutes Publication Charges For Authors of Institutes OTHER THAN B. J. Medical college & their affiliated Institutes
Original Research Article 4000 5000
Case Report OR Case Series 2000 3000
Independent Review Article 5000 6000
Short Communication 1500 2000


Payment Method

Bank Name Branch Name Account Holder Name Account Number SWIFT Code IFSC Code
Axis Bank Ltd Asarwa Branch, Ahmedabad B J Medical College Development Society 449010100162067 AXISINBB003 UTIB0000449

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