Manuscript Word-Page Review

Review Articles

Unstructured abstract should be between 150-200 words. Maximum word count of text 4000-5000 words. Maximum of 35-40 references with atleast one fouth from the previous five years should be included. Maximum 8 tables or figures are allowed to be published.


Original Articles

Structured abstract should be between 200- 250 words. Maximum word count of text 3000-4000 words. Maximum of 30-35 references should be included. Published. Use the format as described in the Manuscript Requirement. Don’t use sub-heading. State clearly time, duration and site of study. If applicable quote the ethical approval and informed written consent.


Case Reports and Case Series

Unstructured abstract should be between 100-150 words with a maximum word count 1500-2000. Maximum of 10-20 references with 2-5 tables and figures are allowed. Complete case report under the headings of (1) Introduction (2) Informed Written consent from patient/guardian (3) Case report/ case series (Results) (4) Discussion (5) Conclusion (6) Acknowledgement [if required]. State time when case was seen and follow up of the patient (if there was any).


Short Report

Unstructured abstract should be between 100-150 words.
  • Maximum word count of text 1250 words.
  • Maximum of 10 references.
  • Maximum 2 allowed tables or figures.
  • Use the following three headings in the main text: introduction, patients/methods and results, and
conclusion. Do not forget to add the heading of acknowledgement if required.


Special Communication

  • Unstructured abstract: 150 words.
  • Maximum word count of text 3000 words.
  • Maximum of 25 references.
  • Maximum 3 allowed tables or figures.
  • Use the following three headings in the main text: introduction, methods and results, and conclusion. Do not forget to add the heading of acknowledgement if required.


Letters to the Editor

  • Maximum word count of text: 400 words.
  • Maximum of 5 recent references.
  • Maximum 1 allowed table or figure.
  • Should not be signed by more than 3 authors.


Letters to the Editor (in response to a published article)

  • Maximum word count of text: 250 words.
  • Maximum of 5 references
  • Maximum 1 allowed table or figure.
  • Should not be signed by more than 3 authors.
  • Must be received within four weeks of the publication of the article.
  • There are no manuscript processing or publication fees for responses.


e-First Article

The accepted articles are posted here immediately to provide more rapid publication and better access to the scientists. These manuscripts have notbeen professionally edited and do not appear as they will in the final journalissue. The approved final manuscripts will be compiled in the quarterly onlineversions of Journal of Applied Pharmacy.