Instructions to Author


Manuscript Submission :
Authors should submit their manuscripts online using the online electronic submission system ‘Scripture’ developed for this journal by IORG. Please click on the links below if you are ready to submit your article.

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Instructions for Manuscript Preparation

Manuscripts should be written in English. Use either British English or US English but not a mixture of both. Authors whose native language is not English should seek the assistance of a colleague who is a native English speaker and familiar with the field of the work. Authors are advised to follow the recommendations in the “Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Writing and Editing for Biomedical Publication” proposed by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (www.icmje.org).
Manuscripts must be typed double-spaced with wide margins on A4 paper. The manuscript parts should be in the following order, with each section beginning on a new page: title page, abstract, text, acknowledgments, references, tables, figure legends, and figures. Number all lines in a continuous manner and number all pages in the bottom right corner beginning with the title page. For reports on randomized control studies, authors should refer to the CONSORT statement (www.consort-statement.org). Standard abbreviations and SI units should be used. Define abbreviations at first appearance in the text, figure legends, and tables, and avoid their use in the title and abstract. Use generic names of drugs and chemicals.

Copyright Agreement and Submission letter

The entire contents of the International Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics are protected under India and international copyrights. However, the Journal grants to all users a free, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual right of access to, and a license to copy use distribute, perform and display the work publicly and to make and distribute derivative works in any digital medium for any reasonable non-commercial purpose, subject to proper attribution of authorship and ownership of the rights. The journal also grants the right to make small numbers of printed copies for their personal non-commercial use under Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 4.0. International Public License.

Acceptance or rejection
Manuscripts are judged on the interest and importance of the topic, intellectual and scientific strength, clarity of presentation, and relevance to International Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics readers.

Copyright form: Download here

Conflict-of-interest Statement

All authors of articles must disclose any and all conflicts of interest they may have with the publication of the manuscript or an institution or product that is mentioned in the manuscript and/or is important to the outcome of the study presented. Authors should also disclose conflicts of interest with products that compete with those mentioned in their manuscript. If the articles are authored by the editorial board, the conflict of interest must be clearly stated.

Conflict of Interest form: Download Here

(Conflict of Interest form– Please download COI form separately on your PC and then open it on desktop as this is a special Pdf which can not be opened in the browser)

Conflict of Interest forms are according to Guidelines by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors and Each Authors details have to be filled separately and submitted with the manuscript. Plagiarism is not permitted and Journal will check every article for plagiarism using ‘iThenticate’ and google search.

Article Charges: 
There are no charges for submitting the manuscript or for peer review and decision on the manuscript. Authors will usually receive a decision on their manuscript within 6-8 weeks.

All manuscripts are to be submitted via the Journal submission software ‘Scripture’ on the website www.ijpoonline.com. Any other query regarding article formatting for the submission process can also be mailed to editor.ijpo@gmail.com

Article submission Charges: None

Article Publishing charges: 3500 INR or 150$ (for international articles).

The publishing charges have to be paid only on acceptance of the article]

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