Journal of Statistical Approaches in Research

A peer reviewed annual research journal

ISSN : Applied

Guidelines for Authors

Manuscript preparation

Authors should aim to communicate ideas and information clearly and concisely. Experimental papers should contain sufficient detail and references to public sources of information to permit others to replicate the work. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work. Information obtained privately, as in conversation, correspondence, or discussion with third parties should not be used or reported without explicit permission from the investigator from whom the information originated. When a paper has joint authors, one author must accept responsibility for all correspondence. Full postal address, complete host institution details, telephone number and e-mail address of all the authors should be provided.

We require that

  1. Authors submit contributions only in English,

  2. Authors consistently follow conventions of either American or British spelling,

  3. Contributions should not have more than five authors,

  4. Page size should be A4 with one inch margin on all sides,

  5. Author’s use 12-point font throughout the text, font style: Times New Roman, except for the title. For the title, use 20 point font.

  6. Authors use double space lines throughout the text,

  7. Author’s use submit a structured abstract of maximum 250 words. The structure of the abstract should be: Introduction, Materials and Methods/Data and Methodology, Results and Discussion, Conclusion.

  8. Authors follow the other requirements listed in the subsequent sections

Length of Submission

There is neither an upper nor a lower limit. However, we strongly recommend that the main text of the contribution should not usually exceed 3,000 words (excluding tables, figures, references, computer codes). Please remember that reviewers and readers prefer compact and succinct writing.


It is the responsibility of the authors to ensure that proper grammar and language skills are used throughout the paper.

Title Page

All submissions should carry a separate title page file (in PDF format). It should contain only the title of the paper, and names, emails and host institutional details of all authors. The name of the corresponding author should be clearly marked. Please name the title page file as: Title page_(Name of the paper).pdf

Example: Title page_A Bayesian life-cycle model to estimate escapement at MSY in salmon.pdf

Abstract Page

All submissions should carry a separate abstract page file (in PDF format). It should contain only the title of the paper, the abstract and nothing else. In no case the identity of the authors should be divulged in this abstract page (even if indirectly or unintended). The length of the abstract should not be more than 250 words and should summarize the content of the paper. The abstract should be followed by up to six keywords in addition to those in the title identifying the subject matter for retrieval systems. The model skeleton of the abstract is given below:

  • Introduction

  • Materials and Methods/Data and Methodology:

  • Results and Discussions

  • Conclusions

  • Key words

Please note to name the abstract page file as: Abstract_Name of the paper.pdf.

Example: Abstract_A Bayesian life-cycle model to estimate escapement at MSY in salmon.pdf


See the section on Referencing Style.


All photographs, graphs and diagrams should be referred to as a ‘Figure’ and they should be numbered consecutively (1, 2, etc.). Photographs should be of minimum resolution of 800 dpi and supplied in TIFF format.


Each table should be numbered consecutively.


Proofs will be sent to the corresponding author. The corrected proof along with the edited manuscript should be returned to the editor within one week of receipt by email.


JSAR is an open access journal. No permissions are required for downloading any paper from the hosted website.

Plagiarism Policy

Submission of a manuscript implies that the submitted work is original, has not been published, not accepted or is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Submission also means that the authors confirm that no plagiarized material has been included in the manuscript. Should plagiarism in any form come to the notice of the journal pre or post publication, it will attract severe penalties. The journal adopts a zero tolerance policy towards plagiarism and desires that all authors play a positive role towards a plagiarism free world.

Article Processing Charge

The journal does not charge any article processing fee or any other fees.

Ethics and Disclosure

The journal is committed to maintaining the highest level of integrity in the content published. All authors should state if they have any conflict of interest to declare. If any declaration is necessary, the authors should provide full details in the manuscript. The author(s) must openly disclose the source of all data.

The journal may use plagiarism detection software to screen the submissions. If plagiarism is identified, the journal’s guidelines on plagiarism will be followed. To avoid any heartbreaks, authors are strongly advised not to resort to plagiarism in any form.

Check List

See the section on Check List.