Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Instructions for Authors

Use JCDR Pre Publishing New for submitting manuscripts.

The unique feature of this journal is that it assists and rewards researchers/authors. If you have undertaken original research or want to report an interesting case, you are invited to choose from the following options.

Authors Who Prepare Their Manuscript Themselves
  • Review article : Follow this link for manuscript details.
  • Original article / Case report submission : The original manuscript should be drafted by the researcher/author. The process of submission and peer review follows a standardised format. For further details click here.
  • There is no charge for submission of manuscripts that is prepared by the authors themselves.
  • Cash Rewards : With the submission of every original article/Case report the researcher/author wins a cash award. For details click here
Authors Who Need Help With Preparation Of Their Manuscript

Services offered by JCDR for researchers/authors of Original articles/Case reports.

  • Option 1
    • Peer review at the stage of the outline draft
    • Setting up the bibliography
    • Proof reading and English improvement if required

    ( Note: analysis, initial outline draft and the final content draft is done by author/s
    Click here for details on : Original article option 1 / Case report option 1 )

  • Option 2 ( for only original articles )
    • Statistics
    • Peer review at the stage of outline draft
    • Setting up the bibliography
    • Proof reading and English improvement if required

    (Note: Initial outline draft and final content draft is done by author/s
    Click here for details on : original article option 2 )

  • Option 3 ( for only case reports : recommended for private practitioners)
    • Peer review at the stage of draft outline
    • Setting up the bibliography
    • Proof reading and English improvement if required
    • Final write up of the article

    ( Note: here only case information, details and photographs are provided by the author.
    Click here for details on : Case report option 3 )

What Is Final Content Draft ?

This refers to the final draft which includes all components of the article with appropriate insertion of bibliography, figures and tables.

It may be however deficient in the following aspects:

  • Bibliography not formatted according to the desired style - only provided as a list.
  • The style of writing ordinary, requiring improvement in grammar or/and usage of mixed American and UK English.
  • The authors names, affiliations etc. provided, but not formatted in the standardised style required by the journal
  • Material for tables and legend provided, but not formatted according to standardised style required by the journal
Last Updated : 7 Jun 2015
First Published : 5 Feb 2007