Journal of Sanskrit Samhita Siddhanta is to promote Research and Development in Ayurveda ,particularly in the field of fundamental Ayurvedic Sciences through its scientific and original research publication.
Researchers may submit (1) Original Research Articles (2) Review articles (3) Short Notes (4) Letter to the editor in following disciple:
Ayurveda: Basic principles of Ayurveda , applied aspect of Ayurvedic siddhanta, applied aspect and interpretation of Ayurvedic samhitas ,historical research in the fields of Ayurveda ,literary research in Ayurvedic sciences . clinical research establishing Ayurvedic siddhantas, Literary researches in Maulika Siddhanta & Samhita (Basic Principles) along with History, standard review articles based on basic principles of Ayurveda,
Sanskrit: Research in teaching technology of Sanskrit to Ayurvedic students, literary research especially related with Ayurvedic Samhitas in Sanskrit .
All research papers should contribute to advancement or should illuminate a particular aspect in any of the above mentioned fields. Every submission should adhere to the journal format & style, legibly written in good English, Hindi ,Marathi or Sanskrit language comprehensive, concise and complete. It is essential that authors prepare their manuscripts according to established specifications. Failure to follow them may result in papers being rejected. Therefore, contributors are strongly encouraged to read these instructions carefully before preparing a manuscript for submission. The manuscripts should be checked carefully for grammatical errors. All papers are subjected to peer review.
Types of Manuscripts
Research papers should present new experimental studies in elaborate form that constitute a significant contribution to knowledge. Research Papers should not exceed 06 pages.
Specify Total file size of article including tables and figures should not exceed more than 3 MB and Total number of authors should not be more than 5.
Short communications are the one that should present new important findings in a brief form, a maximum of 03 pages including illustrations.
Review articles should bring up the most important current topics or present interpretative and critical accounts, but not simple compilation, on subjects of general interest. They should be around 08 pages.
Manuscripts are accepted on the understanding that the authors have obtained the necessary authority for publication. Authorship credit is based on substantial contribution to (a) Conception and design or analysis and interpretation of data (b) drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content and scientific contribution . All the conditions must be fulfilled by every author. Participation solely in the acquisition of funding or the collection of data or secretarial aid, does not justify authorship. Any part of an article critical to the main conclusions must be the responsibility of at least one author. Submission of an article to JSSS is understood to imply that it has not been either published or not being considered for publication elsewhere. The author’s permission to publish his/her article in this journal implies exclusive authorization to the publisher to deal with all issues concerning copyright therein. Manuscripts with multi authors imply the consent of each of the authors.
Prepare the manuscript in A4 size page with margins 2cm on all sides, Times New Roman font using a font size of 12. And Arial , Aparajit ,Mangal in Unicode format for other languages.Title shall be in a font size 14, bold face capitals, single-spaced throughout, including tables, graphs and figures. All section titles in the manuscript shall be in font size 12, bold face capitals. Subtitles in each section shall be in font size 12, bold face lower case. Standard International Units could be used throughout the text. Please do not put any hyperlinks and footnotes throughout manuscript.
We do not want any hard copy or CD of the Manuscripts. Only complete file should be submitted to the -
Requirements for Original Research Articles
The decision to accept a contribution rests with Editor-in-chief and associate editors which reserves the right to make alterations in manuscripts submitted for publication if they do not conform to accepted scientific standard or if they are too repetitive. All long papers need sub-headings. The author needs to conform to his/her own area of expertise pertaining to the theory or grounds of knowledge covered, and must incorporate a chronological arrangement of ideas and methods when reporting on the research done.
Manuscript should be starting with the title page and the text should be arranged in the following order: Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion or Results and Discussion, References, Acknowledgements, Figure and Table along with titles and legends.
The paper must have the following format with all Numerical Headings listed below coming sequentially on separate pages.
Title must be brief and comprehensively represent the findings and description as written in the abstracts. Do not use abbreviations in the title or abstract and limit their use in text.
Complete Author names, (surnames first).
Address of each author, the author for correspondence & author for reprints must be identified.
Number all pages sequentially beginning with the title page.
As a summary of not more than 250 words abstracts, should be clear and factual in content. Abstract must present the reason of the study (aims & ideas), the main findings and principal conclusions. Emphasis may be made on new and important aspects of the study or may highlight some important observations. Only approved abbreviations should be used. No abbreviations or references should be cited in the abstract. (Expanded forms of abbreviations should be given in the text where it is mentioned first.)
Key Words & Phrases
To identify the most important subjects covered by the article. (6-7 keyword max.) Authors should not break of or hyphenate words.
A concise account or a preview is required from the background of the subject, its significance and its relationships to earlier works clarified with pertinent references. Clearly state the purpose of the article. Do not review the subject extensively in the introduction.
Material and Methods
Should be presented with sufficient clarity and detail. The section of Experimental in Full Length Papers should include concise details on the methodology adopted; sufficiently elaborate to repeat the experiment. Data must be adequate and experimental design should be proper and accurate. Methods for which adequate references from published work can be cited are not to be described. All Physical and Spectral data should be reported. Method of Analysis should be validated.
Experiments on human subjects are to be done in accordance with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) protocol or approved by an Institutional Ethical Committee. For the care and use of laboratory animals, the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India and OECD notified guidelines should be strictly followed.
All possible effort must be made to give mechanism of reactions. Use System International (SI) Measurements.
In case of work related to plant materials, a sample of the authentic materials is to be deposited at any one of the designated institutions and their accession number or a reference of the same be quoted in the manuscript.
Rationale for selection of certain solvent extracts of herbs/plants along with characterization (by way of spot tests, TLC pattern etc.) of such extracts evaluated for any activity should form part of manuscript. Use of positive and negative controls in experiments should be highlighted.
The original and important findings should be stated in a logical sequence. Illustrate the results with figures or tables where necessary, but both must be kept to the minimum. Result must be precise and comprehensive and should not suffer from vagueness.
It should contain a critical review of the results of the study with the support of relevant literature.
The principal conclusions drawn from the results and their important implications should be discussed. Do not repeat in detail data already stated in results. Recommendations where appropriate may be included.
Illustrations: All illustrations must be numbered using Roman numerals in their order of citation in the text. All Tables and figures must have a title and a legend to make them self-explanatory and they should be given numbers. Every table must be on a single separate sheet presented neatly bearing a short descriptive title.
Sources of support in the form of grants, equipment, drugs as gift samples may be included. Only scientific personnel who have made substantial and essential contributions to the study should be acknowledged. Authors must state clearly the name and address of the expert (for botanical verification) who has authenticated the plant material, or botanical specimen. References to brand names obtained for research may not be referred in the text.
References should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text (not in alphabetic order). Identify references in text, tables, and legends by Arabic numerals in superscript. References cited only in tables or figure legends should be numbered in accordance with the sequence established by the first identification in the text of the particular table or figure. Avoid using abstracts as references
Should be typed on separate sheets of paper. Only MS word table format should be used for preparing tables. Tables should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and bear a brief title in capital letters normal face. Units of measurement should be abbreviated and placed below the column headings. It is essential that all tables have legends, which explain the contents of the table. Tables should not be very large that they run more than one A4 sized page.
Should be on separate pages in JPEG format but not inserted within the text. Figures should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and bear a brief title in lower case bold face letters below the figure. Graphs and bar graphs should preferably be prepared using Microsoft Excel and submitted as Excel graph pasted in Word. As far as possible, please avoid diagrams made on white drawing paper, cellophane sheet or tracing paper with hand written captions or titles. In case of photomicrographs, magnification should be mentioned either directly on them or in the legend. Symbols, arrows or letters used in photomicrographs should contrast with the background.
The Editorial and Peer Review Process:
The article submitted for publication in JSSS first undergoes editorial review for scanning & assessment of standard of the article. The journal expects that authors would authorize one of them to correspond with the Journal for all matters related to the manuscript. All manuscripts received are duly acknowledged. Manuscripts with insufficient originality, serious scientific or technical flaws, or lack of a significant message are rejected before proceeding for formal peer-review. Manuscripts that are unlikely to be of interest to the JSSS readers are also liable to be rejected at this stage itself. The editor decides whether to forward the article for peer review or to return the article to authors for modification to meet the Uniform standard requirements of manuscript submission in JSSS. The journal follows double blind peer review system. Based on the editor’s decision, the article is forwarded anonymously to two subject experts for adjudication. The adjudicatory comments (if any) and suggestions (acceptance/ rejection/ amendments in manuscript) received from reviewers are again referred anonymously to the corresponding author for necessary modifications. If required, the author is requested to provide a point by point response to reviewers’ comments and make the amendments in the article are to be highlighted separately and then submit a revised version of the manuscript. The Editorial Board again examines the modified article and conveys the publication status of the article. The whole process of submission of the manuscript to final decision and sending and receiving proofs is completed online..
During the process of publication, the editorial office sends proofs to authors for checking which is to be returned within three days after checking the setting, tables, figures etc. After publication, the Journal will not provide any reprints to any author though the copy of issue will be mailed to official address of the first author only
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Only on acceptance of the manuscript after peer review, authors will be dully informed about probable publication period ,there will be no publication fee or publication charges for original research work and does not require to pay processing, evaluation, editor’s peer reviewing fee and prints charges etc.
Researchers may submit their original research articles, review articles etc. to the Editor in various discipline in Ayurveda