1. The total
length of the manuscriptshould NOT exceed 6 pages (standard A4; 21cm x
29.7cm paper sheet) in print form, inclusive of text, figures, tables (times
roman, 10 point will be used for printing).
2. Please supply two versions
of the manuscripts
versions (separate files for text, figures and tables) and
3. Any word processor that
can generate the RTF (Rich text format) file may be used. Do not embed
figures in the text.
(ii) the hard copy version
of text, figures(seperate sheets) and tables (by airmail).
4. Any application software
that is capable of creating TIFF (uncompressed), JPEG or EPS files may
be used to generate high quality illustrations in colour or gray tones.
The line drawings are acceptable as BMP files.
5. Avoid compressing of
files. If unavoidable, use WinZip or GNU gzip or UNIX compress .
6. Please supply good
hard copies of the figures. They will be used if the electronic files
are found unsuitable for reproduction.
7. All floppies
and CDROMs should have a label with manuscript number, author name
and title of the paper. If more than one floppy is used then all should
be numbered. For example if 4 floppies are used, then the first floppy
should have a number 1/4, the second floppy should have a number 2/4 and
8. Indicate the position
of the figures and tables in the right margin (hard copy version).
9.Please read the text
and figures carefully as proofs will not be sent to the authors for corrections.
10. Each manuscript must
be complete and final. All pages must be numbered consecutively. Each manuscript
generally includes the following components, which should be presented
in the order listed.
11. In the listing of references,
each reference must be complete. For an article: author (s), year, title
of article, title of journal, (abbreviated and in italics), volume number,
and pages. For a book: author (s), year, title of book(in italics), city
of publication, publisher, and pages.
Title, author(s) name(s),
affiliation, and email address of the first author. The affiliation
should be as concise as possible.
Abstract summarizing the
conclusion and methods.
Text divided into sections,
each with a separate heading and numbered consecutively.
Acknowledgment as concise
References should be arranged
alphabetically without numbering. The text citation should consist of the
name of author and year of publication.
12. Each figure must have
an adequate legend, and all legends should be typed together on one or
more sheets of paper.
13.Each figure and tables
should be mentioned specifically in the text. Figure number and legend
will be type set and should not be the part of the drawing. All figures
will be reduced to fit within single column (7.5 cm) or double column (10.5
cm to a maximum of 15.0 cm). Indicate figure number, name of author (s)
and manuscript number on the reverse of the hard copy of the figure.
14. Colour photographs,
illustrations and art works are highly discouraged. However, if unavoidable,
colour figures/ illustrations can be allowed on payment of US$ 60
or Rs. 2500 per figure/ illustration.
15. Mathematical symbols
and formulae should be composed carefully and with utmost economy.