Information For Authors

MVP Journal of Medical Sciences is committed to an unbiased, independent, anonymous and confidential review of articles submitted to it. Manuscripts submitted to this Journal, should not have been published or under consideration for publication in any substantial form in any other publication, professionals. All the manuscripts once submitted to and published in the MVP Journal of Medical Sciences will become the property of the journal.

Online Submission of the Manuscripts: all articles should be submitted in following format to

First Page File:

Prepare the title page as given below using a word   processor program.

Article file:

The main text of the article, beginning from Abstract till References (Including tables) should be in this file. Do not include acknowledgement, your names in page headers, etc.) in this file. Use text/rtf/doc/PDF files. Do not zip the files. Limit the file size to in the file. If file size is large, graphs can be submitted as images separately without incorporating them in the article file.

Image / Figure file :

Submit good quality colour images. Each image should be less than 4000 kb in size. Size of the image can be reduced by decreasing width of the images (keep up to 1024x760 pixels or 5 inches). All image formats (jpeg, tiff, gif, bmp, png, eps, etc.) are acceptable;

Copyright & Authorship form

MVPJMS First Page File

1. Author/s Names in full in the correct order: while writing the author  names please write in following format. First name, Middle name, Surname(if you use abbreviation then these will be reflected as such if the article is published. So please avoid these if you don't want them to be quoted.) The Order and Names should match with that in copyright Form submitted. These will not be altered or changed at later date.

2.  Each Authors Current designation and Affiliation:

3.  Institution to which this study is associated with

4.  Corresponding Author’s Mailing Address:

5.  Corresponding Author’s email:

6.  Mobile phone no. to which sms / call with regards to the article can be sent ( Optional )

7.  Total No of Tables and Figures:

8.  Running Title:

9.  Key Words

10.  Article Type ( original / Case report/ editorial etc):

11.  Section (Speciality):

12.  Abstract Structured or not: This is required for original articles only. A structured abstract is one which has heading of introduction, methods, results and conclusion.

Article File

Type of manuscript and word limit:

• Original article: Up to 3000 words excluding abstract and references

• Case report: Up to 1200 words excluding abstract and references.
References can be given up to 15 in number.

Abstract Page

The second page should carry the complete title of the manuscript and an abstract. The length of the abstract should be restricted to 150 words for case reports and 350 words for original articles. The abstract should be structured to include the Context (Background), Aims, Settings and Design, Methods and Material, Statistical Analysis used Results and Conclusions. Below the abstract. Use double spacing throughout. The language should be U.K.English.

Key Words

Three to ten keywords should be provided


State the purpose of the article and summarise the rationale for the study or observation.


  • Describe the selection of the observational or experimental subjects, such as patients and laboratory animals. Include the controls used for each experiment.

  • Identify the age, sex, and other important characteristics of the subjects.

  • Identify the methods, apparatus, and procedures in sufficient detail. Provide references to established methods, and describe briefly methods that have been published but are not well known.

  • Describe new or substantially modified methods, give reasons for using them, and evaluate their limitations. Identify precisely all the drugs and chemicals used, including generic name(s), dose(s), and route(s) of administration.

  • Reports of random clinical trials should provide information regarding all major study elements, including the protocol, assignment of interventions, and the method of masking.(

  • Authors submitting review articles should include a section describing the methods used for locating, selecting, extracting, and synthesising data. These methods should also be summarised in the abstract.

Ethics :

While reporting experiments on human subjects, you should indicate whether the procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional or regional) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975 that was revised in 2000. (

• Do not use names or initials of patients or hospitals and/or hospital telephone numbers especially in illustrative material.

• While reporting experiments on animals, indicate whether you adhered to the guidelines of an institution or national research council governing the care and use of laboratory animals.


Present the results in a logical sequence in the text, tables, and illustrations. Do not repeat in the text all the data in the tables or illustrations. Instead, emphasise on or summarise only important observations.

While summarizing the data in the Results section, specify the statistical methods used to analyse them.


• Emphasise the new and important aspects of the study and the conclusions that result from them.

• Do not repeat in detail the data or other material provided in the Introduction or Results section. Include in the Discussion section the implications of the findings for the present and for future research and their limitations. Relate the observations to other relevant studies.

• Contributors should refrain from commenting on economic benefits and costs unless their manuscript includes economic data and analyses.

• Avoid claiming priority and alluding to work that has not been completed.

• State new hypotheses when warranted, but clearly label them as such.

• Recommendations may be included only if appropriate.


• The references / biblography should be in Vancouver style. For full details on this refer to the following link to university of Queensland ( )

• References should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text (not in alphabetic order). Identify tables, and legends by Arabic numerals in square bracket (e.g. [10]).

1. Articles in Journals:

• Standard journal article: Kulkarni SB, Chitre RG, Satoskar RS. Serum proteins in tuberculosis. J Postgrad Med 1960;6:113-20.
List the first six contributors followed by et al.

2. Volume with supplement:
Shen HM, Zhang QF. Risk assessment of nickel carcinogenicity and occupational lung cancer. Environ Suppl 1:275-82.

3. Chapter in a book:
Phillips SJ, Whisnant JP. Hypertension and stroke. In: Laragh JH, Brenner BM, editors. Hypertension: pathophysiology, management. 2nd ed. New York: Raven Press; 1995. pp. 465-78.

Tables :

• All tables should be numbered in Arabic numerals consecutively in the order of their first citation in the text. ( exampleTable 1, Table 2......)

• Tables should be self-explanatory and should not duplicate textual material.

• Tables with more than 12 columns and 30 rows are not acceptable.

• Place the explanatory matter in footnotes, not in the heading.

• Explain in footnotes all non-standard abbreviations that are used in each table.

• Obtain permission for all fully borrowed, adapted, and modified tables and provide a credit line in the footnote.

• For footnotes, use the following symbols in this sequence: *, †, ‡, §, ||, , **, ††, ‡‡

• Labels, numbers, and symbols should be clear and of uniform size.

• When graphs, scatter-grams or histograms are submitted, the numerical data on which they are based should also be supplied.

Image/ Figure File

• If photographs of people are used, either the subjects must not be identifiable or their pictures must be accompanied by written permission to use the photograph.

• If a figure has been published, acknowledge the original source and submit written permission from the copyright holder to reproduce the material. A credit line should appear in the legend for figures for such figures.

• The Journsal reserves the right to crop, rotate, reduce, or enlarge the photographs to the desired size

• Images should be submitted in JPEG Format & size should not exceed 4MB.

• Figures should be numbered consecutively according to the order in which they have been first cited in the text.

• Symbols, arrows, or letters used in photomicrographs should contrast with the background and should be marked neatly.

Copyright & Authorship Form

All authors have to submit duly signed authorship and copy right form with original paper.

Undertaking by Authors
We, the undersigned, give an undertaking to the following effect with regard to our article entitled

submitted for publication in MVP Journal of Medical Sciences :

  • The article mentioned above has not been published or submitted to or accepted for publication in any form, in any other journal.

  • We also vouchsafe that the authorship of this article will not be contested by anyone whose name(s) is/are not listed by us here.
  • I/We declare that I/We contributed significantly towards the research study i.e., (a) conception, design and/or analysis and interpretation of data and to (b) drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content and on (c) final approval of the version to be published.

  • I/We hereby acknowledge healthline conflict of interest policy requirement to scrupulously avoid direct and indirect conflicts of interest and, accordingly, hereby agree to promptly inform the editor or editor's designee of any business, commercial, or other proprietary support, relationships, or interests that I/We may have which relate directly or indirectly to the subject of the work.

  • I/We also agree to the authorship of the article in the following sequence:- Authors' Names (in sequence) Signature of Authors

1.______________________________ _____________________________ 2.______________________________ ______________________________ 3.______________________________ ______________________________ 4.______________________________ ______________________________ 5.______________________________ ______________________________ 6.______________________________ ______________________________ 7.______________________________ ______________________________ 8.______________________________ ______________________________


  • All the authors are required to sign independently in this form in the sequence given above. In case an author has left the institution/country and whose whereabouts are not known, the senior author may sign on his/her behalf taking the responsibility.

  • No addition/deletion/ or any change in the sequence of the authorship will be permissible at a later stage, without valid reasons and permission of the Editor.

  • If the authorship is contested at any stage, the article will be either returned or will not be processed for publication till the issue is solved.