Author Guidelines


The author/s should send a soft copy of the manuscript in MS Word to KROS Office at or




The manuscript should accompany the following: (1) An abstract of 50-150 words with five key words, and (2) A brief biographical sketch (50-75 words) of the

author/s describing A passport- type photo and a short summary of the career to-date of corresponding author should be included (current designation and

affiliation, specialization, number of books and articles published in refereed journals, and membership on editorial boards and companies, etc.)


Types of Contributions


Manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Advances Chemical Sciences should be Short Communication, Review or Full Paper or Concept or Books or

Comments & Responses.



IJACS has the following features:


Short Communication: Short Communication is a report/note in unusual urgency. A statement from author justifying its need is required. Short

Communication should be confined to 1500 words or 2 pages. The text should be divided into sections however, an introductory paragraph should

provide a general context of the work explaining its significance and indicating why it should be of interest to scientists in other areas while the end

paragraph should summarize the essential conclusions and implications.



Full Paper: Full Paper must either be of a contemporary interest or of great significance to a more specialized readership. It should be peer reviewed,

reporting the details of studies that have not been published previously, except in the form of primary communications. Manuscript should be divided into

 sections including “Experimental”. Full paper should be restricted to 10000 words or 9-12 pages.


Review: Review introduces the reader to a particular area of an author’s research through a concise overview of a selected topic. The content should

balance scope with depth. Reference to important work from others that is significant to the topic should be included. There is no restriction placed on

the length of the Review.



Book Reviews covers reviews of current books on Chemical Science.


All tables, charts, and graphs should be in colour. Wherever necessary, the source should be indicated at the bottom. Number and complexity of exhibits

should be minimal. Endnotes, italics, and quotation marks should be kept to the minimum.


References should be complete in all respects and arranged in alphabetical order.



(a) In the text, the references should appear as follows: References should be cited in brackets [1-5]. 


Recent studies (1,3,5-9) indicate...


(b) Journal references should be listed as follows: K.S.V. Krishna Rao, I. D. Chung, C.S. Ha. (2008) Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(acrylamidoglycolic

acid) Grafted onto Chitosan and its Polyelectolyte Complexes with Hydroxyapatite, Reactive and Functional Polymers. 68, 943-953.


(c) Books should be referred to as follows: S. Schlick, (1996) Ionomers: characterization, theory, and applications. Boca Raton: CRC Press. pp 311-320


Copyright wherever copyrighted material is used, the authors should be accurate in reproduction and obtain permission from copyright holders, if necessary.

Articles published in IJACS should not be reproduced or reprinted in any form, either in full or in part, without prior written permission from the Editor.


Review Process Two or more referees review all contributions by following the ‘double blind’ system. The process usually takes about 8 to 30 working days.

IJACS reserves the right to implement the editorial amendments in the final draft of the manuscript to suit the journal’s requirements.


Reprints The author will receive reprints along with a copy of IJACS.


Open Access


Each article published in Indian Journal of Advanced Chemical Science is published Open Access , which means that, upon payment of an article publishing

charge (APC), the article is freely and permanently available on KROS Publications online platform There is no additional subscription fee,

article pay-to-view fee or any other form of access fee; and no publication embargo is applied.


Article Processing Charges (APCs)


To cover the cost of Open Access publishing, Indian Journal of Advanced Chemical Science charges an article publishing charge (APC) for all accepted articles.

There is no submission charge. Authors are required to pay Rs. 1000/- INR (Indian Authors) or USD 50 (foreign authors) for APCs upon acceptance of

manuscript, plus any applicable taxes.

Article Withdrawal Policy  

Only used for Articles in Press which represent early versions of articles and sometimes contain errors, or may have been accidentally submitted twice.

Occasionally, but less frequently, the articles may represent infringements of professional ethical codes, such as multiple submission, bogus claims of

 authorship, plagiarism, fraudulent use of data or the like. Articles in Press (articles that have been accepted for publication but which have not been

 formally published and will not yet have the complete volume/issue/page information) that include errors, or are discovered to be accidental duplicates

 of other published article(s), or are determined to violate our journal publishing ethics guidelines in the view of the editors (such as multiple submission,

bogus claims of authorship, plagiarism, fraudulent use of data or the like), may be “Withdrawn” from KROS Publications. Withdrawn means that the

article content (HTML and PDF) is removed and replaced with a HTML page and PDF simply stating that the article has been withdrawn according to the

KROS Publication Policy on Article in Press Withdrawal with a link to the current policy document.


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