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Author Guidelines

The manuscript style has to be of the following order

¨Main text
While citing the reference in the article please write the name at the end of sentence.
¨Write the last name of authors followed by initials.
¨All the references will be in alphabet order.

For referring journals

Author name (year) title, journal name, vol:page number.

Example: Rivilin R S. (2001) Public Understanding of Science, PUS,121(1): 34

¨For referring books:

Author name or editors name (year) name of the book: page number, publisher with address.


Thomson J J  (1927) Fundamentals of matter: 123, McGraw Hills Publication, London.

¨For referring chapter in books

Author name (year) name of the chapter: page number, Name of the Book, publisher with address

¨For referring papers in conference proceedings

Author name  (year) title of paper: page number, name of conference, city, country


Gulati G P (2012) Inculcating Scientific Temper: 12, International Conference on Science Communication for Scientific Temper, New Delhi, India.

¨For referring web site online publication

Author name (subject to availability), Title of the paper (Date of access) at web site address


Nasrullah H, philosophy of science (25-02-2011) at

Author guidelines for online submission


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end. These should also be appropriately referred in the text as (see figure xx, see table xx etc.).
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. The instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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