How to Submit Your Paper

Author Guidelines

IJRASB welcomes submission of papers from around the world concerning branch of all the Applied Sciences and Biotechnology fields.

Benefit to Authors
By publishing your research work with us, your will get the following benefits: 

  • Open access, all articles published are open access for authors and viewers.
  • Wide publicity and reach by getting indexed in many free indexing services.
  • Rapid publication, your article will be online within 4 weeks of time after submission date.
  • Excellent editorial standards which will improve the quality of your work.
  • All our journals are confirming to Creative Commons License, view our open access policy. 

Submission of Article
Authors are kindly requested to submit full text papers including results, tables, figures and references. Full text papers (.doc) will be accepted only by Online Submission or e-mail: at (editor@ijrasb.com) or (contact@ijrasb.com). All submitted research papers/articles should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical, and will be peer-reviewed by editorial committee. Research papers/articles submitted to the IJRASB should meet the given criteria and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts should follow the style of the IJRASB and are subject to both review and editing. Please follow the specific Template Paper when submitting your research papers/articles. 

File Size
No article should exceed more than 15 pages unless necessary, authors will be requested to substantiate the need if it exceeds the maximum number of pages. The file size of the MS word format may not exceed 10 MB size for submission through submission form and 15 MB if it is submitted as attachment over mail. 

Language
Language of the articles should be only in English, we are not processing articles in any other languages. 

Font 
Articles should be typed in single line spacing with the following font pattern:
Font type: Times New Roman
Size: 
For main heading or Title: 16 points and Bold 
For subtitles: 12 points and Bold 
Content of article: 10 points 

Submission Order
The following order should be strictly followed while submitting the article:
Front page: Title of article, authors' names, authors' designation, authors' institutional affiliations only and leave other spaces empty
From second page: Start with abstract of about 200-300 words exactly conveying the content of the article, Keywords (at least 3 words) Main content text with all tables and figures aligned in their location (do not send tables and figures separately unless requested), list of symbols and abbreviations, acknowledgement, references (follow standard format). 
For main heading or Title: 16 points and Bold 
For subtitles: 12 points and Bold 
Content of article: 10 points
Titles: Do not capitalise the titles unnecessarily unless required.
Ex: ABSTRACT and other heading should be capitalised.

References

References should be the last part of the article following the below given format:

[1] Prakash.R. & Ramesh G.R.0 (2008). Article title. Journal of American Society of Civil Engineers, 23(2), 12-15.
[2] Prajesh G. (2004). Article title. Journal of Applied Engineering, 45(2), 13-17.

Books: P.K.Gupta. (2006). Introduction to Operations Research. (3rd. ed.). McGraw Hill Inc, 34-96.
Book Chapter: Botkin, J. (2006). What do you meant by Ecosystem in : Environmental Science of Living Plater, (3rd ed.). New York: E-age Publishing.
Conferences: Ganeshkumar.B, (2011). Geospatial technology for disaster management. International Conference on Disaster Mitigation and Management, PSNA College of Engineering and Technology, Dindigul, 234-238.
Web Pages: Ramesh J. (2007). How to draw in computers. IOP Publishing PhysicsWeb. Available at: http://company.org/articles/news/11/6/16/2. Accessed 26 June 2010.

Reference Citation
If the reference is of a Single author: the author’s name ( without initials) and the year of publication: Two authors: Both authors name and also the year of publication of the article. Three or more than three authors : First author’s name followed by “et al.”. Example : Baskaran, 1998: Crish Rabia and John Pedikri, 2008: Podilinski et al., 2004. Citing web reference can be like the journal article reference.

Images and Tables
Images should be supplied without being inserted in tables, borders or any other format, they can be copy pasted in the required space. It will be better if the images are given in the last page, the quality of the image and the size should be proper. Tables should be given using tables options, do not draw tables using lines, the table width should be properly given, Also do not insert any tables as image format, it should be editable. The title of the table should be bolded and should not contain any text box. Supplied images should be of required quality authors are advised not to submit inferior quality images.

Tables
All tables should be numbered in order, the word Table may be bolded. The table number should be properly given, large size tables should be split into two or more tables so that it can be accomodated within the page size. Table width and cell sizing should be even and all the content should be centered. Number of the tables should be given over the tables and without any border, shading.

Figures
All figure number should be arranged orderly, the figures should not be supplied separately but pasted in the proper place. Figure number and title should be given below the figure, the content of the figure should be explained in the title of figure. All images supplied should have enough resolution, inferior images will be removed.
Do not give the figures and tables in the last page, provide them wherever necessary in the article. Provide the figure name and number below the figure and also do not form the images in two columns.


Equations
All equations should be numbered in order from starting and the notations used in the various equations should be given after abstract. Authors are insisted to follow standard notations and SI units system even though its not mandatory.


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