should be concise, stating precisely the objectives in relation to the existing
knowledge in the relevant field. A detailed survey of literature is not
methods should be described in detail but if the method is published, a mere
reference is adequate and deviations if any should be stated. The details on
materials, sources and procedures should be given so that researchers wishing
to repeat the work can do it.
same data should not be presented in tabular and graphic forms. Data included
in illustrations and tables should not be extensively described in the text but
significant findings should be highlighted. Statistical significance of results
should be accompanied by indications of the level of significance and should be
presented in Tables and Figures legends.
discussion should strictly interpret the results without repeating them. It
should form a continuum of the known and show the paper's contribution.
the necessary number of illustrations should be submitted in triplicate numbered
consecutively in Arabic numerals. Captions and legends to the Figures should be
self-explanatory and typed on separate sheet of paper. Line drawing should be
either laser prints of computer generated illustrations or manually made in
Indian ink on white drawing paper such as to allow a 50% reduction without
each table should have a title, in which only the first letter to be capital,
and should be numbered in Arabic numerals. It should be accompanied by sufficient
experimental details so as to be intelligible without reference to the text.
Negative results should be indicated as 'Nil' and absence of a datum as a dash.
There should be no vertical lines in the table and footnotes should be
represented by appropriate symbols in the table and should be given at the
bottom of the table.
This should be brief and for those who deserve it only.