Manuscript Submission

Manuscripts submitted to Bioscientific Review shouldn’t be under consideration or being reviewed for publication in any other journal in any form. Duplicate submissions and submission of plagiarized content is not acceptable because it stands in blatant violation of publication ethics. 

Submission Checklist

The authors are requested to familiarize themselves with author guidelines and submission requirements of Bioscientific Review before submitting their papers. There are no restrictions on the number of figures, word count and length of manuscripts but the text should be kept comprehensive and concise. The authors must ensure the presence of following,

Cover Letter

All manuscripts submitted to BSR, must be accompanied by a letter declaring that

  • This manuscript is original, is not published, in press, or submitted elsewhere in English or any other language, and is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere.
  • It should declare that all authors have approved the content of the manuscript and have contributed significantly to the work.
  • It should declare that all authors agree with submission of this manuscript to BSR
  • Affiliations, email addresses, postal addresses of all contributing authors. One author should be designated as the corresponding author.

A cover letter must also accompany a revised submission and must address, point by point, issues raised in the review process.

Organization of Article

Abstract, keywords/ and abbreviations,Main Text(Introduction, Methodology, Results, Discussion,Conclusion) ,Acknowledgements,Conflict of Interest Statement,References. Appendices (if relevant). Tables and figures (with legends, captions, relevant description, footnotes) should be added at the end of manuscript

Conflict of Interest Statement

Authors must disclose any potential conflict of interest including both financial or non-financial conflict of interest with other organizations and people that might raise question and claim biasness in reported findings or stated conclusions.

All authors must approve the content of the manuscript.
All references enlisted in the reference list should be cited in the text and vice versa.
Manuscripts should be written in English with proper grammar-check and spell-check.
Manuscripts should be submitted in Microsoft Office template

Article types

Original Research Paper

An original article consists of an abstract, introduction, material and methods, results, discussion, conclusion. The authors must provide complete, original, and significant quantitative findings illustrating the relevant empirical/theoretical questions.

Review Article

Bioscientific Review welcomes detailed literature reviews, mini-reviews, systematic reviews (should be written in accordance with PRISMA guidelines), meta-analysis and scoping reviews. A review article must cover significant and latest advances in life sciences.

Short Communication

The authors should address novel ideas, negative results and controversial opinions in the form of short communication. Short communication must include an abstract, main body and conclusion with not more than 15 references, 2 figures and 1 table.

Letter to the Editor

The authors are welcome to submit critiques of articles published in Bioscientific Review. Comprehensive, concise and brief reports of novel research findings may also be entertained as letters and the manuscript must not be divided into headings and sub-headings. The authors are allowed to add either one figure or one table in the letter.


The authors can also submit commentaries to Bioscientific Review that should represent an author’s own perspective and tends to highlight an issue of significant relevance in life sciences. Commentaries should preferably be written by field-experts in an unstructured format.

Style and Formatting

  • The manuscripts submitted to the journal must fall into the scope of Bioscientific Review.
  • The manuscripts should be submitted in Microsoft Word Office template.
  • The manuscripts should be written in English language (British or American).
  • The manuscripts should be composed in Times New Roman (font size 12) with double line spacing on A4 (8.5" × 11") paper size with 1 inch margins.
  • The title of the manuscript should effectively grab reader’s attention and highlight the importance of the research.
  • The authors must use System International Units of Measurements in their manuscripts.

Reference Style


The journal follows AMA manual of style (11th Edition) but the intext citations are arranged with a little modification. The reference should be cited in the text by number only in square brackets, e.g. “Thompson et al [2] reported ...” or “... as previously described [2, 5–7]”, and list them in REFERENCES section, in the order of citation in the text, Tables and Figures (not alphabetically). If the same work is again need to cite in the same article then author should assign the same number. Only published (and accepted for publication) journal articles, books, and book chapters qualify for REFERENCES.  Name of journal should be abbreviated according to the PubMed Journals Database (NLM, NIH).

List of REFERENCES must be prepared as under:

1. Journals

 Print Journal Articles

General format:

Author(s). Article title. Abbreviated Journal Title. Year; vol(issue):pages.

Online Journal Articles

The same general format is followed for an online journal article, but with the addition of either a DOI (digital object identifier) or URL/accessed date (only if no DOI is available) at the end.

 General format with DOI:

Author. Article title. Abbreviated Journal Title. Year;vol(issue):pages. doi:xx.xx.

 General format without DOI:

Author. Article title. Abbreviated Journal Title. Year;vol(issue);pages. URL. Published date. Updated date. Accessed date.

  • The accessed date will often be the only date available

 For all reference entries, list all authors if six or less, otherwise list first three followed by “et al”

  • 1-6 authors: Smith IS, Hanson JP, Adams
  • 7 or more authors: Wormser GP, Ramanathan R, Nowakowski J, et al.
  1. Ogedegbe ABO, Eloka EV. Biodiversity of termites on farmlands in Ugoniyekorhionmwon, Orhionwmon local government area, Edo State, Nigeria. Int J Pure Appl Sci Technol. 2015;27(2): 65-762.
  2. Abd-Elmonem AM, Elhady HS. Effect of rebound exercises on balance in children with spastic diplegia. Int J Ther Rehabil. 2018;25(9):467-474.

 2. Books

Print Book

General format:

Author(s). Chapter title. In: Editor(s). Book Title. Edition number (if applicable). City, State (or country) of publisher: Publisher’s name; copyright year:pages (if chapter of book).

 Electronic/Online Books

General format:

Follow the same general format for a print book, but add the URL and accessed date at the end of the reference.

  • If the reference is for an entire book, the information on the chapter title and page numbers is not included

For all reference entries, list all authors if six or less, otherwise list first three followed by “et al”

  • 1-6 authors: Smith IS, Hanson JP, Adams WE.
  • 7 or more authors: Wormser GP, Ramanathan R, Nowakowski J, et al.
  1.  Blair E, Cans C. The Definition of Cerebral Palsy. In: Panteliadis CP, ed. Cerebral Palsy A Multidisciplinary Approach. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2018:13-17.c.

3. Government/Organization Reports

Government and organization reports are generally treated like electronic journal or book references, depending on the type of report.

  • Provide the published, updated, and accessed dates if However, the accessed date will often be the only date available
  1. World Health Organization. Equitable access to essential medicines: a framework for collective action. Published March 2004. Accessed December 6, 2005.


Editorial and Publishing Policies


Bioscientific Review discourages the practice of honorary and ghost authorships. All authors enlisted in the manuscript must fulfill authorship criteria defined by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. Furthermore, post-acceptance changes in authorship are not allowed.

Editorial Evaluation

The manuscripts submitted to Bioscientific Review are first evaluated for their originality, scientific quality, contribution to the field and appropriateness. The acceptable manuscripts are then subjected to fair, rigorous and rapid peer-review.


After initial screening, the manuscripts go through double blind peer-review process and will be sent to two impartial expert referees having no conflict of interest with the authors. Peer-review process takes no more than 4-6 weeks. After receiving reviewer’s feedback, the editor will make the following recommendations,

  • Acceptance without revision
  • Acceptance subject to minor revision
  • Resubmission for review after major revision
  • Declined

Article Processing Charges

Bioscientific Review doesn’t levy any submission or publication charges.

Production and Publication

After acceptance, the manuscripts will be formatted and edited by journal’s editorial team. Both authors and readers will have free access to the final full length online version of the manuscript. 

Post acceptance corresponding author will receive an email from BSR giving details of the publication process and who to contact if they have any queries. A copy of the accepted article will be published online on the website of BSR as an Article in Press. Please note that this version will not have been copyedited, and the PDF version will be the same as your submitted manuscript. Your article will then be typeset and you will receive proofs. This uncorrected proof will replace the accepted manuscript. The final, corrected version of your article will be posted online once we have received fully formatted version. 


Bioscientific Review is the owner of all copyright to any work published by the journal. Content published by the journal will not be allowed to be reproduced without the permission of publishers.


Bioscientific Review takes strict action for publication misconduct, multiple and duplicate submissions, misleading and selective reporting, falsification and fabrication of data and findings, plagiarism and copyright infringement.

Experimental ethics

In case of studies that incorporate data from living human beings, the author(s) must include a statement declaring that the study was performed following the recognized standards of Declaration of Helsinki. It should also be confirmed that all participants of the study must sign an informed consent document. Similarly, in case of an animal-model based study, the author(s) must include statement declaring adherence to animal research reporting standards.