About Bhagwan Mahavir University

Bhagwan Mahavir University is committed to inclusion and innovation in education through philanthropy and pioneering initiatives. Bhagwan Mahavir University provides world class education and empowering opportunities for all sections of society. As the world of business and job opportunities are changing rapidly, we are evolving to make our students not just job ready but also life ready, to help them see learning as a continuous process and to become future ready professionals.


About Bhagwan Mahavir College of Pharmacy

Bhagwan Mahavir College of Pharmacy established in the year 2007, approved by AICTE, PCI and affiliated to GTU. The college offers D. Pharm., B. Pharm, M.Pharm (Quality Assurance, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Management and Regulatory Affairs) and Ph. D programmes. The college has been successful in maintaining a high level of academic standards and value-based education to meet society needs. The highly qualified and dedicated faculty provides continuous mentorship and counselling to bring out students to meet the diversified challenges in the area of pharmaceutical education, research and development, to ensure holistic personal growth of students.


About the Journal

Journal of Integrated Pharmaceutical Sciences (JIPS) is a peer reviewed, open access, official journal of Bhawgan Mahavir College of Pharmacy under the patronages of Bhagwan Mahavir University, Surat in India. Journal serves local as well as a global platform for pharmaceutical science research which can generate and strengthen the scientific evidences. The journal's full text is available online at http://www.jips.in. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles.


Aim & Scope

JIPS is an international journal which published six monthly in English. Journal publishes papers, review articles, and short communications dealing with all aspects of the pharmaceutical sciences and related clinical subjects that are of interest to all health professionals with strong emphasis on originality and scientific quality. The scope will cover researches in pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmaceutical technology, pharmacognosy, natural product research, pharmaceutics, novel drug delivery, pharmaceutical & medicinal chemistry, computational chemistry and molecular drug design, pharmacology, pharmaceutical analysis, pharmacy practice, clinical and hospital pharmacy etc. JIPS would take much care in making your article published without much delay with your kind cooperation. IJIMR hopes that Researchers, Research scholars, Academician, Industrialists etc. would make use of this research publication for the development of engineering, science and technology.


Editorial policy

Journal of Integrated Pharmaceutical Sciences (JIPS) is committed to the timely publication of peer-reviewed articles in journals. JIPS requires all authors to comply fully with current ethical standards for publication in their disciplines. Manuscripts submitted to the journal must represent reports of original research, and the original data must be available for review by the editor if necessary. All authors of a manuscript must have agreed to its submission and are responsible for its content, including appropriate citations and acknowledgments, and must also have agreed that the corresponding author has the authority to act on their behalf in all matters pertaining to publication of the manuscript. By submission of a manuscript to the journal, the authors guarantee that they have the authority to publish the work and that the manuscript, or one with substantially the same content, was not published previously, and is not being considered for publication elsewhere. When submitting papers for publication, it is expected that the authors will provide written assurance and describe the novelty of their work or in the approach taken in their research in a covering letter.

Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of research or personal study, or any critical suggestion or review, no part of the publication can be reproduced, stored, or transmitted, in any form or by any means without prior permission of the editor, Journal of Integrated Pharmaceutical Sciences (JIPS). JIPS and /or its publisher /or editorial members cannot be held responsible for any error or for any consequences arising from the use of the information contained in this journal. The copy of the journal will be sent to the corresponding authors through e-mail only. It will be illegal to acquire copies of JIPS journal from other sources; one cannot resale or gives away the copies of journal for the commercial or library purpose. The over-riding criteria for publication are originality, high scientific quality and interest to a multidisciplinary audience. Papers not sufficiently substantiated by experimental detail will not be published. Any technical queries will be referred back to the author, although the Editors reserve the right to make alterations in the text without altering the technical content. It is the responsibility of authors/ contributors to obtain permissions for reproducing any copyrighted material. A copy of the permission obtained must be submitted when required.

Journal of Integrated Pharmaceutical Sciences (JIPS) insists on ethical practices in both human and animal experimentation. Evidence for approval by a local Ethics Committee (for both human as well as animal studies) must be supplied by the authors on demand. Animal experimental procedures should be as humane as possible and the details of aesthetics and analgesics used should be clearly stated. The ethical standards of experiments must be in accordance with the guidelines provided by the CPCSEA (animal) and ICMR (human). The journal will not consider any paper which is ethically unacceptable. A statement on ethics committee permission and ethical practices must be included in all research articles under the ‘Materials and Methods’ section. Authors must be careful when they reproduce text, tables or illustrations from other sources. Plagiarism will be viewed seriously. All accepted papers are subject to editorial changes.

All rights are reserved to Editor-in-chief, Journal of Integrated Pharmaceutical Sciences (JIPS).


Review policy

All manuscripts are anonymously reviewed by the editors, members of the editorial board, advisory board or qualified reviewers. When a manuscript is submitted to the journal, it is given a number and assigned to two reviewers. The reviewers operate under strict guidelines and are expected complete their reviews quickly. Within 6 to 8 weeks after submission, the corresponding author will be notified of the editor’s decision to accept without change, recommended for modification, further review, or reject. When modifications are requested, the corresponding author must either submit the modified version or withdraw the manuscript. Manuscripts that have been rejected, or withdrawn after being returned for modification, may be resubmitted if the major criticisms have been addressed. The cover letter must state that the manuscript is a resubmit, and the former manuscript number should be provided in the appropriate field on the submission form.


Ethics

When reporting studies on human, indicate whether the procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible (institutional or regional) and When reporting experiments on animals, indicate whether the institution’s or a national research national law on the care and use of laboratory animals was followed. Animal be as humane as possible and the details of anaesthetics and analgesics used should be clearly stated. The ethical standards of experiments must guidelines provided by the CPCSEA (animal) and ICMR (human). The journal will not consider any paper which is ethically unacceptable. A statement permission and ethical practices must be included in all research articles under the ‘Materials and Methods’ section.