Instructions to Contributors

GUIDELINES TO AUTHORS 

 

1. JOURNAL OF INDIAN VETERINARY ASSOCIATION (JIVA) publishes papers of original work as full length research papers, review articles, general articles, clinical articles and short communications from all fields of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.

2. Papers shall be accepted by the editorial committee for publication based on the facts mentioned below and on the concrete understanding that

a. The paper submitted has not been published before and also it is not being considered for publication elsewhere. All authors should sign a certificate to this effect in respect of each article.

b. The authors shall also certify that they are responsible for any legal disputes arising out of infrinchement of copy rights, plagiarism, under or mis representation of facts and that the editorial board shall not be held responsible for the above said actions under any circumstances.

c. All authors are jointly responsible for the contents published in the article.The Editorial Committee under no circumstances shall be responsible for the contents published in the article.

Names, qualifications, full addresses and email ID of all authors is mandatory. Details of the corresponding author and address of the institution/place where research work has been undertaken must be clearly specified.

3. For publishing in the journal, article may be submitted by email to editorjiva@yahoo.com.

4. Articles may be typewritten in MS Word, Times New Roman, font size 12 pt, and 1.5 line spacing in A4 size paper (strictly adhere to the standard font and format mentioned ). Research Article, clinical article and short communications may be in the following format

a. Title - Title of the article should be clear and concise.

b. Author(s) - Designation/Affiliation with full address and pin code

c. Full papers-Abstract (not more than 100 words), Keywords (not more than 4 words), Introduction, Materials and methods, Results & Discussion, Summary, Acknowledgment and References. The full papers should not exceed 5 printed pages. Word limit for Research and Review Article is 2000 words, including tables, graphs etc.

d. Clinical articles- Abstract (not more than 100 words), Keywords (not more than 4 words), Introduction, Case history and Observation, Treatment & Discussions, Summary, Acknowledgment and References. The full papers should not exceed 4 printed pages.

e. Short Communications- Abstract (not more than 100 words), Keywords (not more than 4 words), Introduction, Materials and methods, Results & Discussions, Acknowledgment, References. Short communications should not exceed 2 pages.

f. Tables, photographs, graphs etc. should bear the reference number (table 1, table 2 etc) and the title.

g. Page limit is inclusive of figures, photographs and tables.

h. References should be arranged in alphabetical order and numbered. Reference should be given in the format Name of the author (s), followed by year, Title, Name of the Journal, Volume, Issue and Page Number. Eg. Vegad, J.L. 2008. Bird flu- an overview: JIVA: 8(1):1-11 5.

5. Processing and publication fees: Initial processing fees: Nil (waived for the current year only).

6. Publication Fees per article (authors inside india): Members of Indian Veterinary Association, Kerala: Research and Review article: Rs 700/-, Clinical article: Rs 500/-, Short communication: Rs 350/.

Non Members: Research and Review article: Rs 1000/-, Clinical article: Rs 750/-, Short communication: Rs 350/-.

Publication fees (authors outside India): Rs 2500/-

7. Printed copy of the Journal will be sent to the first author inside india free of cost. Additional copies will be sent upon payment of Rs 500/- per copy. All editions will be uploaded in website of JIVA & IVA, Kerala.

8. Mode of payment of Processing and publication fees: Online payment or as DD / Cheque in favour of JIVA payable at Thrissur . Copy of receipt of online transfer to the JIVA A/c no. 0059053000091339 IFSC code SIBL0000059 (South Indian Bank, Ollukkara branch).. (scanned copy of receipt to be emailed to Editor as proof of payment)

9. Each article will be given a reference number. In all correspondences authors should mention the reference number.

10. The decision of Editorial Committee is final in all matters pertaining to publication of article.