Author Guidelines

Manuscript should be divided into Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion or Results and Discussion, conclusion, Acknowledgement, Conflict of interest, References.

Prepare the manuscript in MS Office 2007 onwards (.docx) with Times New Roman font and submit manuscript to Journal of Integral Sciences by e-mail: /

All the tables and figures should be at the end of manuscript and each one on separate sheet.

Title page- 

In separate page, should contain the title of the manuscript, the name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s), and the mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address of the corresponding author. (16 FONT SIZE, BOLD, LINE SPACE 1, LESS THAN 120 CHARECTERS)


Keywords and abstract- Please include 3-5 keywords

Introduction: It should summarize the rationale, provides a concise research background. Materials and Methods: Please provide concise but complete information about the materials and the analytical and statistical procedures used. All the ethical permission associated in the research work must be specified.  Indicate the statistical methods used and identify statistical significance using superscripts (* and **) following the data (*P<0.05, **P<0.01).

Results: It should disclose about the findings of works and the same data or information given in the table must not be repeated in a figure and vice versa.

Discussion: It should be with the interpretation of the results and their comparison with those of other studies.

Conclusion: conclude the study connecting back to the aim of the study.

Abbreviations: At the first appearance in the abstract and the text, abbreviations should be preceded by words for which they stand.

Tables: Tables must be summarizing and cited consecutively using Arabic numerals in the text (Table 1, Table 2...etc.). The title of the table should clearly indicate the nature of the contents and sufficient details.

Table Format – It should be designed using table tools of MS Word and exactly same as below

Table 1.  ---(Title-12 font size, times new roman, normal)

(Body of the table- 11 font size, times new roman, normal)

Figures: Figures (photographs, drawings, diagrams and charts) should be clear, easily legible and cited consecutively using Arabic numerals in the text (fig. 1, fig. 2...etc.). Figure legends should be marked clearly with their correspond letters. Scale markers should be indicated in the photographs. Color plates are also welcome. The choice of cover art illustration will be made by the Editor.

Figure format –

Fig. 1.  (12 Font size, Times New Roman, Normal)


References should be cited in the text by the last name(s) of the author(s) and year of publication with a comma between them: for example, (Knott, 1987) or (Cochran and Cox, 1957). If the citation is the subject of the sentence, only the date should be given in parentheses: “According to Mallikarjuna Rao (2013). ” For citation of references with 3 or more authors, only the first author’s name followed by et al., (italicised) should be used: (Ravi sankar et al., 2014). If there is more than one reference in the same year for the same author, please add the letters a, b, etc. to the year: (Jones et al., 2004a, 2004b). References should be listed in the text chronologically, separated by semicolons: (Knott, 1987; Srikanth et al., 2002; Mallikarjuna Rao et al., 2011; 2012; James et al., 2004a, 2004b).

References should be formatted as follows (please note the punctuation and capitalisation): Journal articles: Journal titles should be abbreviated according to ISI Web of Science abbreviations.

Research articles

Varshney IP, Shamsuddin KM. 1962. Saponins and sapogenins. Xiii. Isolation of balanitesin, a new steroid saponin for the seed kernels of Balanites roxburghii planch. Arch pharm, 295(67), 401-5.

Padmashali B, Vaidya VP, Vagdevi HM, Satyanarayana ND. 2006. Antifertility Efficacy of the Plant Balanites roxburghii (Balanitaceae) in Female Rats. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 68 (3), 347-351.


Prescott LM, Harley JP, Klein DA. 1996. Microbiology. 3ed. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. United States of America.

Chapters in books:

Lafont F, Ikonen E, Simons K. 2010. Permeabilized epithelial cells to study exocytic membrane transport. In: Kreitzer G, Celis JE, editors. Cell Biology Assays: Essential Methods. 1st ed. London, UK: Academic Press, pp. 3–12.

Conference proceedings

Glare TR, Barlow ND, Walsh PJ. 1998. Potential agents for eradication or control of gypsy moth in New Zealand. In: Proceedings of the 51st New Zealand Plant Protection Conference. New Zealand Plant Protection Society, pp. 224–229.


Mallikarjuna Rao. T. 2013. Biological and Preliminary Phytochemical Evaluation of Three Folklore medicinal plants, Melochia corchorifolia L, Chrozophora rottleri (Geiseler) A. Juss. Ex Spreng and Spilanthes acmella L. PhD, Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Copyright submission

The authors have to submit the copyright form at the submission of the manuscript or after the acceptance of the manuscript.