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Submission Preparation Checklist

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 submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Here are the author guidelines for the Indus Journal of Bioscience Research (IJBR):

  • Manuscript Submission: Manuscripts should be submitted online through the IJBR website. The submission process is simple and straightforward.
  • Article Types: The IJBR publishes original research articles, reviews, and short communications.
  • Article Length: Original research articles should be no more than 6,000 words, including figures and tables. Reviews should be no more than 8,000 words, and short communications should be no more than 2,000 words.
  • Formatting Guidelines: The IJBR uses the CSE (Council of Science Editors) style guide. Please see the IJBR website for more information on formatting guidelines.
  • Plagiarism: All manuscripts are checked for plagiarism using Turnitin. Any manuscript found to be plagiarized will be rejected.
  • Peer Review: All manuscripts are peer-reviewed by experts in the field. The peer-review process is double-blind, which means that the reviewers do not know the identity of the authors, and the authors do not know the identity of the reviewers.
  • Publication Timeline: The IJBR publishes articles on a quarterly basis. The average time from submission to publication is 6-8 weeks.

For more information on the author guidelines, please visit the IJBR website.

Here are some additional tips for submitting your manuscript to the IJBR:

  • Make sure your manuscript is well-written and free of errors.
  • Use clear and concise language.
  • Provide all relevant information, including a clear statement of the research question, the methods used, the results, and the discussion.
  • Cite your sources appropriately.
  • Use the CSE style guide for formatting.


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Privacy Statement

The Indus Journal of Bioscience Research (IJBR) is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement explains how we collect, use, and share your personal information.

What personal information do we collect?

We collect the following personal information from you when you submit a manuscript to the IJBR:

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your affiliation
  • Your contact information
  • The title of your manuscript
  • The abstract of your manuscript
  • The full text of your manuscript

We also collect information about your computer when you visit the IJBR website, such as your IP address, browser type, and operating system.

How do we use your personal information?

We use your personal information to:

  • Process your manuscript submission
  • Communicate with you about your manuscript
  • Publish your manuscript
  • Improve the IJBR website
  • Send you marketing emails about the IJBR

Who do we share your personal information with?

We may share your personal information with third-party vendors who help us to operate the IJBR website or to process your manuscript submission. These vendors are bound by confidentiality agreements and are not allowed to use your personal information for any other purpose.

How do we protect your personal information?

We take steps to protect your personal information, such as:

  • Using security software to protect our computer systems
  • Encrypting your personal information when it is transmitted over the internet
  • Limiting access to your personal information to authorized personnel

How long do we keep your personal information?

We keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. This may include keeping your personal information for a period of time after your manuscript has been published, in order to comply with legal requirements or to resolve disputes.

Your rights

You have the right to access your personal information, to correct any inaccuracies in your personal information, and to request that we delete your personal information. You can exercise these rights by contacting us at the address below.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or about how we use your personal information, please contact us at:

Indus Journal of Bioscience Research

Changes to this privacy statement

We may update this privacy statement from time to time. If we make any significant changes to this privacy statement, we will post a notice on the IJBR website.