INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Original research papers, clinical articles and short communications are accepted for publication. Papers are accepted for publication on the understanding that they have neither been published nor are being considered for publication elsewhere. The concurrence of all authors in the prescribed format given below for publication of the article is necessary. The papers on completed original research must be concise and not exceeding ten typed pages. The bulk of paper should record the actual work done by the authors.

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The article should be typewritten in Times New Roman font (double space) with font size 12.

The format for paper should be title, author(s), abstract (about 250 words), keywords, a short running title, introduction (without heading), materials and methods, results and discussion, acknowledgement if any and references. The results and discussion should be combined to avoid repetition. The abstract and key words must be in italics.

The article should be headed with the full title, initials and surnames of all authors and the name and address of the institution where the work was carried out. Serial titles are not acceptable. Each author should be superscribed with numbers which should be explained as a foot note at the end of first page itself in italics. Phone number and email id of corresponding author are to be given.

Authors are requested to expand each scientific abbreviation at its first occurrence in the text. Eg.
Complement Fixation Test (CFT). The abbreviation presented in "System internationale" for Units and Symbols should be adopted.

All the references cited in the text of article should be listed at the end of the paper in alphabetical order with the name of all authors followed by their initials. The author(s) name, the year of publication, title of the article, name of the journal (abbreviation of journal in italics), volume number in bold type and page numbers should be included in the form. Abbreviation for the title of the journal should be in accordance with the "World list of scientific periodicals".

Eg 1.  Journal Article:

Jain.J., Bindu.L. and Aravindakshan. T.V. 2018. Molecular characterization of Babesia vogeli and Ehrlichia canis isolates. Ind.J.Vet.Res. 27 (1): 12-18.

  1. Textbook:

Dyce, K. M., Sack, W. O. and Wensing, C. J. G. 1996. Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy. (2nd Ed.). W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, 856p.

  1. Proceedings paper:

Sunilkumar, N.S., Lucy, K.M., Binoy, C.B., Maya, S., Indu, V.R., Sreeranjini, A.R. and Sumena, K.B. Morphometric studies on the hoof of sambar deer (Rusa unicolor). In: Unnikrishnan, R. (ed.), Proceedings of 10th Kerala Veterinary Science Congress; 10th to 11th November, 2018, Kannur, Kerala. Indian Veterinary Association, Kerala. pp.151-154.

  1. Conference abstract:

Shiju, S., Ramani, C., Rao, G. D. and Kannan, T. A. 2012. Traumatic ocular proptosis in pug and its management [abstract]. In: Compendium, National Symposium on Advances in Applied Anatomy of Domestic and Wild Animals- an Interdisciplinary Approach for Animal Health and Wealth; 28th to 30th November, 2012, Mannuthy. Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University. P. 17. Abstract No.3. 7.


Tables should be typed at appropriate place in the text with only essential data. The size of the table and graphs as far as possible should be adjusted for double column printing. The illustration/photographs should be on separate sheets. Each should bear the author's name and figure number in pencil on the back. Photograph should be unmounted glossy prints suitable for reproduction. Colour illustrations are accepted. Captions and legends should be typed separately from the illustrations and numbered.

Short communications should not exceed a maximum of three typed pages. They may have summary and reference, but no other division. It should contain minimum tables or figures.

An author declaration certificate in the prescribed format signed by all authors should be uploaded while submitting the article online. (Download author declaration certificate here)

Papers will be subjected to editorial revision that may be dictated by the general rules governing the presentation in the journal. The Editorial board retains the right to accept the papers and no reason will be given in case of non-acceptance of articles.

The article will be returned to the authors after review. It should be resubmitted after making corrections according to referee’s comments. Final correction of the article should be strictly in accordance with the revisions suggested by the referee. Authors are not permitted to do any major additions or deletions in the article after the referee correction.

A processing fee of Rs.1000/-(Rupees: One thousand only) should be paid online at the time of submission of article. On acceptance of article, all authors should subscribe the print version of journal for one year by paying Rs. 200/- each.

All correspondences pertaining to the journal should be addressed to the Editor, Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences. Mannuthy,
Thrissur- 680 651, Kerala, India. You can reach the editor at editorvetj@kvasu.ac.in.

Article reference number provided in the acknowledgement should be quoted in all correspondences pertaining to the article.

Kindly check the following points before final submission

 

  Title

Capital and left aligned with font size 14

Name of authors

Bold, initials at the beginning and right aligned with font size 12

Place where research has been carried out

Complete address and right aligned not bold with font size 12

Present address

Of all the authors should be included at the bottom of first page and numbered.  The email address and phone number of corresponding author should be mentioned in his/her address line (in italics with font size 12)

Abstract

Heading 'Abstract' should be in sentence case bold with font size 12. The matter should be in italics.

Headings

No heading for introduction. Other heading includes Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion and References which should be in sentence case and bold.

Sub headings with in sections should be in italics, bold, without numbers, sentence case and font size 12.

References

Kindly assure that the references are correctly cited and strictly as per journal format. It should be hanging indent.