The author will be the person who has a significant contribution to the development of the manuscript. A person with the following contributions can an author of a manuscript:
- Design, analysis, data collection
- Critical analysis and revision of the content
- Approval of the final version
Individuals or institutions who have a role in the development of the manuscript but they do not qualify as authors should be acknowledged in the manuscript.
Changes in Authorship:
The changes in Authorship, whenever required will be made according to COPE specifications. The changes can only be made by the corresponding author.
Submission of Manuscript:
Authors should read the “instruction for author”. Before submitting their manuscript. The manuscript should follow the specifications and style enlisted by the journal.
All the authors should be enlisted in the manuscript, along with their contact details (email address and affiliated institution).
Once the manuscript is submitted it means that the author has read all the instructions and prepared the manuscript according to the guidelines.
The submitted manuscript will be considered as confidential material and will be shared with the members who partake in the editorial process