Submission Preparation Checklist

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.

  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The submission was prepared strictly as per Instructions to Authors. Refer latest issue of the Journal for formatting.
Author Guidelines

Mintage journals accepts new technologies, or research or research methods with applicability to pharmacy practice in fields such as pharmaceutical care, medication therapy management, Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmacognosy, Natural Product Research, Pharmaceutics, Novel Drug Delivery, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry, Computational Chemistry and Molecular Drug Design, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmacy Practice, Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy, Cell Biology, Genomics and Proteomics, Pharmacogenomics, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology of Pharmaceutical Interest , Medical science ,APHE , Organ system, psychosocial aspects of medication use, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacotherapy, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacy law, pharmacy management, public health, and health care financing.

Mintage Journals will consider or accept those only articles that have not been previously published, are not accepted for publication, and are not currently under consideration by other publications.

Preparing the manuscript

Papers prepared in accordance with the following guidelines are only considered. Submitting one or more manuscript files that do not meet the requirements detailed in the below section may result in immediate rejection.

General formatting considerations can be summarized as follows:

  • 12-point type font
  • Single space
  • Justified
  • Paper Size A4
  • Times New Roman/Arial  font
  • Margins Normal
  • Paragraph spacing 6

Articles must be submitted in a single word-processing file [A cover letter , Ethical committee letter (If animal studies are performed) ,Copyright letter must be with article ]

The article should contain the following general points -

Title (followed by authors name , affliation)

  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • Article text (Introduction, material  and Method < experimental work , Result and discussion, Acknowledgement etc.)
  • References

Title page / Cover letter

Specific information contained in the title page should include names of participating authors; their corresponding degree abbreviations; job titles; current and past affiliations at the time of the manuscript and/or project completion; funding support (financial or material); and any present conflicts of interest.

This information should include current mail or working e-mail address.


Abstracts are limited to 300( less than ) words total. Abstract which should be structural.

Research Article - Objective , Main outcome measure(s), Results, Conclusion, Keywords etc .

Reviews Article - Objective, Conclusion, Keywords.

Keywords - Keywords are terms that the author believes are representative of major t opics or themes covered within the article.



Introduction- It should summarize the rationale, provides a concise research background (not an exhaustive review) and states in single sentence the objective of the study. Please do not include any results or the conclusions of the study.

Materials and methods- All the ethical permission associated in the research work must be specified. It should provide technical information about the study. Published methodological details are not needed to describe that have been published previously. Specifications (including the manufacturer, city, and the country) should be given for the main drugs, chemicals, and instruments. Indicate the statistical methods used and identify statistical significance using superscripts (* and **) following the data (*P < 0.05, **P < 0.01).

Results- It should elaborate the findings of works.

Discussion- It should be with the interpretation of the results and their comparison with those of other studies.

Conclusions – conclude the study linking back to the aim of the study.

Tables- Tables must be concise and cited consecutively in the text (Table 1, Table 2...etc.). The title of the table should clearly indicate the nature of the contents and sufficient detail should be included in the footnote to facilitate interpretation without reference to the text. Table should be in Ms Word .No table should be form using by taking borders.

Figures - Figures (photographs, drawings, diagrams and charts) should be clear, easily legible and cited consecutively in the text (Figure 1, Figure 2...etc.). For line work, submit black-ink drawings of professional quality. Figure legends should be marked clearly with their correspond letters. Legends should contain sufficient detail to permit figure interpretation without reference to the text.

References - 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 parenthesis/bracket like- [1]. 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. For scientific articles, contributors should obtain written permission and confirmation of accuracy from the source of a personal communication.

The commonly cited types of references are shown here, for other types of references such as electronic media, newspaper items, etc. please refer to ICMJE Guidelines (

Examples -

Aquil F, Ahmad I and Mehmood Z. Antioxidant and free radical scavenging properties of twelve traditionally used Indian medicinal plants. Truk J  Biol  2006; 30:177–183.

Book Chapter: Weinstein L, Swartz MN. Pathogenic properties of invading microorganisms. In: Sodeman WA Jr, Sodeman WA, editors. Pathologic mechanism of disease. Philadelphia (PA): WB Saunders; 1974. p. 457-472.


Reviews are limited to 5,000 words. Included in the word limit is the title page, abstract, text, references, and a maximum of five tables and/or figures. Although headings for this article category are more flexible than for Research and Research Notes, they should generally follow the headings provided in the structured abstract (see abstract section).



The journal publishes exciting findings, preliminary data or studies that did not yield enough information to make a full paper as short communications. These have the same format requirements as full papers. Short Communications should have the running text only.


Contains any finding related to the case can also be submitted to MJPMS in appropriate formatting like research paper.

Publication fees:

MINTAGE JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL SCIENCES charges the following author fees for all types of article.

Article Processing Charges (APC) :


Average Article prorcessing time (APT) is 55 days

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