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Author Guidelines

The Journal accepts only electronic submissions sent via online submission system:

1-Use thesystem OJStosendmanuscripts Click Her

2-Send the manuscripttoe-mail:

Manuscripts must be in a form of a single Word or PDF file. The authors are obliged to use a manuscript template- containing also the detailed instructions. Authors are recommended to consult the back issues of the journal for the form and style of published articles. At least 3 independent reviewers must be proposed during the online submission procedure. They should not be from the same country as the authors and collaborators from other countries must be avoided too.


All contributions must comply with the Aims and Scope of the Journal. International Journal of Chemical and Petroleum Sciences publishes original full-length papers, short communications, and reviews.

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Please read and follow these recommendations carefully, the Editor-in-chef has the right to return manuscripts that are not prepared in accordance with these recommendations.

The International Journal of Chemical and Petroleum Sciences receives and publishes articles, notes, or short communications dealing with issues of fundamental and applied science which the results of studies may interest all researchers. Manuscripts must be submitted with the understanding that they have not been published elsewhere (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review, or thesis) and are not currently under consideration by another journal.

The Journal of fundamental and applied sciences accepts only electronic submissions sent via the Open Journal Systems (OJS). Manuscripts must be in a form of a single Word file. Authors are recommended to consult the back issues of the journal for the form and style of published articles.

Publication Language

The language of publication of articles is English or French.

Submission of manuscripts

The journal encourages communication via OJS (Open Journal System). This option speeds up the process of articles submitted. The texts are sent in Word.

General Format

The articles will be submitted as one electronic file, font: Times New Roman,10, line spacing 1.0 on the entire manuscript, including abstracts, keywords, references, tables and the legends of tables and figures. Margins of 2.5 cm left, right, top and bottom will be respected. All paragraphs of the document should be justified left and right. No tabulation will be used in paragraphs. Avoid presentation work, it complicates the task.

Formatting of manuscript

In their submission to peer review, articles will be structured as follows: (1) title, (2) a summary in English (followed by keywords in English) (3) text, (4) Acknowledgements (if any) (5) bibliography.


The title of the publication must be written in English language and submitted in upper case, centered, interline 1.5 in bold. Double space and then write the full names of the authors. Double space and then write their complete addresses. The name of the correspondent author will be marked with "*" give his/her e-mail, telephone and fax number. Live double space before the abstract.


Articles should be accompanied by a summary in English. Abstracts will be limited to a paragraph of 5-10 lines maximum.

The summary will be followed by three to six keywords that express the essentials of the article. The keywords should not contain words of the title. The keywords should be separated by semicolons.


The text will be divided into introduction / "equipment and methods","results", "discussion", "bibliography" and "acknowledgment". The text does not contain line breaks between paragraphs.

Tables, figures, maps and photos

Tables and graphs should be inserted in the text. The maps and photographs must be submitted in jpg or gif format.

Equations and Symbols

Special characters (e.g, Greek and symbols) should be inserted using the symbols palette available in MS-Word. Complex equations should be entered using Math -Type or an equation editor. Number consecutively any equations that have to be displayed separately from the text.


All references cited in the text should appear in this section. The references cited in the text should be indicated by a number in brackets. In the bibliography, the references are sorted in ascending order, according to the examples below.

•Journal Article:

The Author’s surname followed by first name initials, name of Journal (in standard abbreviation), year of publication of the article, volume, first and last page of the article.


[1] ZAIZ T, Lanez T. Application of some ferrocene derivatives in the field of corrosion inhibition. J. Chem. Pharm. Res., 2012, 4(5), 2678-2680

[2] Ghenabziaa I, Lanez T, Didi Ould Elhadja M, and Ahmedi R. Use of electrochemical technics as a tool for the evaluation of the in vitro mutagenic potential of abamectin pesticide. J. Chem. Pharm. Res., 2014, 6(12):274-279

• Books:

The Author’s surname followed by first name initials, full title of the book in the original language, publisher, place of publication, year of publication, the pages of the quotation. 
Ex: [1] Timberlake C. F. Anthocyanins in fruit and vegetables. In J. Friend, & M. J. C. Rhodes (Eds.), Recent advances in the biochemistry of fruit and vegetables. New York: Academic Press, 1981, pp. 221–247.

Tables and Figures

The editorial board of the journal reserves the right to make editorial changes he deems necessary in any article accepted for publication,stylistic corrections or clarifications.

Authors will be consulted in cases of profound changes.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  4. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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