Author Guidelines

All manuscripts must be submitted via the online JCBI Journal Management System. Manuscripts submitted for publication must be prepared according to the guideline given below.  

This guideline is intended to assist authors in preparing their manuscripts. To prevent avoidable delays in the review and typesetting process, JCBI asks and encourages authors to read carefully the guidelines before writing the manuscript.

JCBI publishes review and research articles among others types. All papers must be written in English, with a clear and concise style. The language editors will check the language and grammar of any submitted manuscript, and will make editorial changes when deemed necessary.

1 Cover Letter

A submitted manuscript must be accompanied by a cover letter. The cover letter must clearly state that the manuscript is an original work on its own merit, that it has not been previously published in whole or in part, and that it is not being considered for publication elsewhere. It should also include statements, clearly indicating that all authors have read the final manuscript, have approved the submission to the journal, and have accepted full responsibilities pertaining to the manuscript’s delivery and contents. If there are any ethical, copyright, and/or disclosure issues that come with the manuscript, they should be revealed in the cover letter. In addition, authors need to declare that there is no conflict of interests, or disclose all the conflicts of interest regarding the submitted manuscript. The authors must state in the above-mentioned cover letter that they are committing to pay an article processing charge (APC) if any.

2 Template

Authors are required to use strictly the JCBI template.

3 Support Team 

JCBI team is available 24/7 to respond the author queries, please submit your query at 

4 Publishing Fee

As an Open Access title, publishing an article in this journal requires an Article Processing Charge (APC) that will be billed to the submitting author following acceptance. Apart from this Article Processing Charge there are no other fees (for example submission charges, page charges, or color charges). The Article Processing Charge for the journal can be of the followings:
APC for Authors with in Pakistan = PKR 15000
APC for International Authors = USD 100