International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences
    ISSN 0975-6299
Instructions to Authors
IJPBS accepts research and review article in pharmaceutical and biological sciences. The manuscript would be considered under the specific branches of pharmaceutical and biological sciences. Those branches are as follows
Pharmaceutical Sciences
icon Pharmaceutics
icon Novel drug delivery sys
icon Nanotechnology
icon Pharmacology
icon Pharmacognosy
icon Analytical chemistry
icon Pharmacy practice
icon Pharmacogenomics
icon Polymer sciences
icon Biomaterial sciences
icon Medicinal chemistry
icon Natural chemistry
icon Biotechnology
icon Pharmacoinformatics
icon Biopharmaceutics
Biological Sciences
icon Biochemistry
icon Biotechnology
icon Bioinformatics
icon Cell biology
icon Microbiology
Welcome to IJPBS,Pharmaceutics, Novel, drug, delivery, system, Nanotechnology, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy Anatomy
icon Allied Sciences
icon Molecular biology
icon Neurobiology
icon Cytology
icon Pathology
icon Immunobiology
Therefore, the corresponding author is requested to mention the branches which comes under either pharmaceutical or biological sciences for their manuscript in their cover letter.

All manuscripts are subjected to RAPID non blind peer review process and those of high quality (which are not previously published and are not under consideration for publication by another journal) would be published without any delay in subsequent issue. Submit your manuscript with cover letter by email. The email is given in 'Submit manuscript' link. Submit manuscript in the “Submit Manuscript” button or link present in the journal webpage. A manuscript number will be mailed to the corresponding author within one week or early.
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  • Authors should mention the title of article (Research or Review article along with the branch (for branch, kindly visit “Aim and Scope” of this journal under which the article to be published.
  • All authors should sign the form. If any author is not available, the corresponding authored can sign the form prefixing “for” after getting permission author.
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Research Article
These articles should clearly describe new and carefully confirmed results and experimental procedure which should be given in required details for others to verify the work. The article can be up to 2580 words excluding references and abstract. For proper referring and fast publication all manuscript should be grammatically correct.

The manuscript should be prepared in English using “MS Word” with 2cm margin on all sides (Top, Bottom, Left and Right side) of the page. “Times New Roman” font should be used. The font size should be of 12pt but main subheadings may be of 14pt. All plant and microorganism's scientific names should be written in italic. All research article should be typed double spaced and should have the following sections: Title page, Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement (if any) and References.

Please see ”Model manuscript” of this lournal webpage to get an idea.
Title Page
The title should appear on a separate page which should then followed by the author name and the institution name and address by indicating suitable superscripts. Title page should contain title of the paper in bold face, title case (font size 14), names of the authors in normal face, upper case (font size 12) followed by the address(es) in normal face lower case. An asterisk (*) must be placed after the corresponding authors name as superscript whose email id, fax, telephone number can be given at the bottom left corner of the title. Corresponding author has the responsibility to ensure that all co authors are aware and approve the contents of the submitted manuscript.
This section should start on a new page and should detail the problems, experimental approach, major findings and conclusion in one paragraph and should appear on the second page. Avoid abbreviation, diagram and references in the abstract. It should be single – spaced and should not exceed 300 words for full papers.
Author(s) must give about 4-6 key words which can identify the most important subjects covered by the paper. They must be placed at the end of the abstract.
The manuscript should include a brief introduction stating the purpose of the investigation and relating the manuscript to similar previous research. Only information essential to the arguments should be presented.
Materials and Methods
This section must contain specific details about the materials studied, instruments used, specialized chemicals source and related experimental details which allows other research worker to reproduce the results. Obtain permission for all fully borrowed, adapted, and modified tables and provide a credit line in the footnote.

If any animal study was carried out , then the necessary institutional animal ethical committee approval should be taken and should be mentioned in the manuscript. If any human study was carried out , then necessary human ethical committee or appropriate approval should be taken and should be mentioned in the manuscript. A written consent should be taken from the human subjects or patients involved in the study ensuring their acceptance in the study and publication of relevant datas/photos/images in the journal and should be mentioned in the manuscript. The journal will not be responsible if any of the above if not followed and the editor’s decision would be final if any litigations arises during processing or after publishing.

If the manuscript has any terminologies relevant to ayurvedic, unani, siddha, homeopathy and similar fields, please visit M or relevant Ayush web site for globalized terminologies.
Results and Discussions
The results should be concisely presented. Results and discussion may be separate or combined based on the authors requirement.
(i) Tables:
Tables should be used wherever necessary and should have rows and columns to correlate the variables .It should be cell- based type (Microsoft word tables or Excel tables). Do not use tabs or hard returns during preparation of tables. Do not send us tables as graphics. Tables should be as compact as possible. Unnecessary rows and columns can be avoided. The table should be double spaced and separated from the text. The font can be of same size used in the text of the manuscript. Do not divide the table in to sub tables and not to use vertical or horizontal rules/lines. Table should be numbered accordingly in numeric order. The table should be numbered in roman numeral followed by the title. The title should be one-line title in bold text with font size 12.Abbreviations can be used if needed and abbreviations that are used only in a table should be defined in the footnotes to that table and should be designated with superscript/subscript letters. Avoid “Ditto” marks. The units used should be in SI nomenclature or the nomenclature common to a particular field. Unusual units or abbreviations can be defined in the legend.
(ii) Figures:
Figures should be used wherever necessary. The figures can be of GIF/TIFF/JPEG/PDF. The figures should be comprehensible for the readers and should help them in understanding the paper. Unnecessary figures should be avoided. Avoid unnecessary colouring and excessive details. The title should be one-line title in bold text with font size 12. Abbreviations can be used if needed and abbreviations that are used only in the figures should be defined in the footnotes to that figure. The title should describe the contents so each illustration can be understood on considering apart from the text. All figures should be numbered in roman numerals and should be cited in the text accordingly. The image/photograph should be cropped to show essential details. Magnification can be indicated by inserting the scale bar. The image/photograph should be clear and of high quality. Poor blurred or out of focus letters/symbols are not acceptable. The units used should be SI nomenclature or the nomenclature common to a particular field. Unusual units or abbreviations can be defined in the legend.
(iii) Acknowledgement:
This section can be kept at the end of the manuscript before reference section and should not be more than 50 words. This section can be used to acknowledge the help of those who do not qualify for authorship or to acknowledge funding, donated resources or significant contribution to the research
Manuscript should have relevant brief conclusion (limit of 300) and should reflect the importance and future scope.
Conflict of Interest
Manuscript should have the declaration of conflict of interest. Include the following paragraph.

Conflict of Interest:
Conflict of interest declared none.
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Citing IJPBS published articles in your manuscript references is appreciable.
Case report
Should have abstract (not more than 258 words) , Key words (3 to 5 key words) , Introduction , Case report , Discussion, conclusion, Conflict of interest (To be declared none),References (Not more than 10 -15 references).Total case report should not more than 1500 words. Should insist the following
  • Should have all relevant details abouthte case
  • Patients present and past medical history
  • Symptoms and signs
  • Results of laboratory tests.
  • Treatment intervention
  • Text , figures and tables can be used to illustrate the case.
  • If statistical method is used give their name after the statistical result.
Case report should tell a clinical story of differential diagnosis in a concise manner while respecting the dignity of the patient. Stress on usefull learning points. Should present a diagnostic conundrum and explain how you solved it. Should also include about the presentation, history, examination, investigations, management, and outcome. The reader should be able to learn how you approached the case towards treatment. Word limit should be not more than 1200 words and not more than 10-15 references .Picture /photos/graphs may support your approach. Getting consent for publication from the patient is of authors responsibility and critical if the patient raises any litigation in future for the publication.
Review Article
Organisation of the review article is at the author’s discretion and must be at a length of not more than 7000 words. excluding references and abstract. Abstract and key words are required. Tables, figures, illustrations and references are to be arranged according to research papers.
Ethical Matters
Authors involving in the usage of experimental animals and human subjects in their research article should seek approval from the appropriate Ethical committee in accordance with “Principles of Laboratory Animal Care”. The Method section of the manuscript should include a statement to prove that the investigation was approved and that informed consent was obtained.
Manuscript Charges
As our journal is an hybrid open access journal, considering the authors cost affordability we recommend the fee of Article processing charge (Under subscription Model) of Indian Rs 1500 /- or USD 150 or Euro 100 per author and the article will be published under subscription with a dedicated DOI. This charge ensures publication of the manuscript with peer review in the forth coming issue in our hybrid open access model . If authors or their sponsors have fund and are willing to opt Gold / Green Open access they can communicate to the journal office. You will be guided through the whole procedure including the payment of the respective Gold or Green open access model.Click to know more about Gold or Green open access. The fee for this model ensures publication of the manuscript with peer review in the forth coming issue in our hybrid open access model under respective type.
We try our best to get the article published in the forth coming issue and this is possible if author reply to our email without any delay. We expect author to rectify the manuscript based on the reviewer comments to the editorial board satisfaction without any delay and if delay happens your manuscript would be scheduled to respective next forth coming issue. So we request authors to take full care and fast in rectifying the reviewer comments. To know further about our hybrid open access model contact the journal or click here .
We also have ultra fast process publishing for authors who want to publish their manuscript fast were we involve more number of qualified reviewers to get your manuscript peer reviewed and this favours fast peer review. We also do pay them for their fast response. Even in this fast review we do not compromise on review quality and authors should rectify the said comments. We take a special separate track for this ultrafast process and urge the reviewers , Editorial board members , authors towards the said publication date. Kindly contact our journal office for details.

Evaluation fee of Rs 1500 or US dollar $ 40 or Euros 30 would be charged for each manuscript.

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Galley proofs would be sent unless indicated otherwise to the corresponding author. It is the responsibility of the corresponding author to ensure that the galley proof are to be returned without delay with correction (if any). The authors are responsible for the contents appeared in their published manuscripts.

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High profiled experts in their respective field of research are invited for advisory editorial members/referees/reviewers. They can send their biodata with their field of interest to the following email
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