Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

The submitted manuscript for publication to Asian Journal of Analytical Chemistry (AJAC) should be original research work with high academic merit and should be contributed solely to the Asian Journal of Analytical Chemistry (AJAC), not previously published and not under consideration for publication in the other publisher elsewhere and free from plagiarism. The manuscript that does not meet those requirements will be automatically rejected.

All the submitted manuscript to Asian Journal of Analytical Chemistry (AJAC) will be peer-reviewed by at least two independent referees.


Submission Criteria

Manuscript submitted for publication in the Asian Journal of Analytical Chemistry (AJAC) should be appropriate with the following criteria:

  • It must be written in good English language.
  • It must be within the scope of the journal.
  • Must be original, have not been published elsewhere, and will not be submitted to any journal during the review process.
  • Must be following the journal instructions and have correct style before being considered for reviewing process.

Preparing Manuscript file

Asian Journal of Analytical Chemistry (AJAC) accepts manuscripts in the form of Research article, Review articles, and short communication. As an approximate guide to length as follows:

  • Research article would not normally exceed 8 pages.
  • Review article would not normally exceed 15 pages.
  • A short communication article would not normally exceed 6 pages.

The manuscript must be prepared using word processing software, e.g., Microsoft Word, Open Office, Libre Office, etc, with document format doc, or docx.

Manuscript Structure


Title of the manuscript must be concise and informative.


Author names and affiliation

Make sure that the author's name clearly indicates the given name and family name of each author. Present the authors’ affiliation below the author names. Add a number in superscript letters after the author's name and before the appropriate address. Provide the full postal address of each affiliation, including the name of the author’s country and email address. Clearly provide who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication and after publication.



The abstract must be concise and factual and should briefly state the purpose of the research, the methods used, the principal results, and the main conclusion. Due to the abstract being occasionally presented separately from the full article, it should be able to stand alone and not contain references. The use of non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided, but if necessary, they must be defined as they are mentioned in the abstract body.



The keyword should be provided immediately after the abstract. It provides a maximum of 6 words, the keyword of the whole article. These keywords will be used for indexing purposes.


Graphical Abstract

In order to encourage and draws more attention from the online reader, the editorial highly recommends a Graphical abstract. The graphical abstract should summarize the full content of the article. The graphical abstract could be submitted with the main manuscript and as a separate file in the online submission system. The graphical abstract image should be readable with a minimum size of 500 x 1300 pixels (h x w) or proportionally more.


The Main Manuscript Content

The main body of the manuscript (Research Article) should be provided as follows:

  • Introduction
  • Experimental Section
  • Results and Discussion
  • Conclusion


Acknowledgment should be provided in a separate section at the end of the manuscript before the references. It should not include on the title page, as a footnote, or otherwise. It also should contain the list of those individuals or institutions that provide help during the research.


Make sure that all the cited references are listed in the reference section and all the reference lists must be cited in the article body.


Manuscript Content Section and subsection

Section and subsection of the manuscript should be prepared in clearly defined.



Citation Format

Citations in the body texts should be provided in number order. Make sure that every reference cited in the text is also presented in the reference list and vice versa. Unpublished results and personal communications are not acceptable.


Figure and Artwork

Figures and artwork should be prepared in an acceptable format (JPEG, JPG, PNG, EPS, PDF, or MS Office files) with high enough resolution. Ensure that each figure and artwork is numbered consecutively following their appearance in the text. Ensure that each figure or artwork has a caption that comprises a brief title and a description of the figure or artwork. Keep the text in the figures or artworks themselves to a minimum but explain all symbols and abbreviations used.



The table should be provided as editable text and not as images. Tables could be placed in the subsequent relevant text in the manuscript or in separate pages(s) at the end. Tables should be numbered consecutively following their appearance in the text, and place any table notes below the table body. The use of vertical rules and shading in the table shell should be avoided.


Math Formulae

The math formulae provided in the text should be prepared as editable text and not as images.


The references should be written in the English language. The reference should provide the author(s) name(s), journal/book title, article/chapter title, year of publication, volume number/book chapter, and the pagination must be presented.

The references in journal publications must be followed in the template provided.


Manuscript Submission

Manuscript submission in this journal proceeds totally online and the author will be guided stepwise by the journal system through uploading the manuscript file. The manuscript submitted should be in Word document format that can be edited for the double-blind peer-review purpose.

For a full guide on the manuscript preparation, please download and follow the Manuscript Template Here


Submission Guideline

Manuscript submission to the AJAC should be done via AJAC online submission system (OJS). 

Before submission, Authors should create a user account if they are first-time user. Please click here for more detail about user online registration and online submission. Or click here to directly create User Account.