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Please make sure that you have satisfied the points on following checklist before submitting your manuscript. If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact,


Instructions for Contributors/Guide for Contributors

Prepare the manuscript as per style of the journal. Read the detailed Instructions for Contributors/Guide for Contributors for Journal of Human Biology (JHB).


Peer Reviewers

Provide the contact details of at least three potential peer reviewers for your paper. These should be experts in your field of study, who will be able to provide an objective assessment of the manuscript's quality. Any peer reviewers that you suggest should not be members of the same research institution. They should not be one of the Editorial advisers for the journal, unless they work precisely in your field.

Full Name:

Present Status:

Field of Specialisation:

Name and Address of Institute/Department/University:

Postal Address:

Telephone: (Office)/ (Residence),



E-mail addresses: (MUST)


Manuscript Files

Do you have all the files for the manuscript in an acceptable format?

·                     Main Manuscript: MS Word

·                     Tables Files:  MS Word Tables should not be included in the manuscript file.

·                     Figure Files: Must be separate files, not embedded in the main manuscript.

·                     Figures/Tables: Refer in the text the place to insert the Tables/Figures.


Article Processing Charges

Payment of processing fee, photographs, for extra pages (if an article exceed twelve printed pages) and for alterations other than correction of printer errors are mandatory, but not for order for reprints. The corresponding author will get a free copy only, but the other contributor/s can buy a copy.


Conditions of submission and KRE Journal Copyright

Do you confirm that all the authors of the manuscript have read and agreed to its content, that readily reproducible materials described in the manuscript will be freely available to any scientist wishing to use them for non-commercial purposes?  Do you confirm that the manuscript is original, has not already been published in a journal and is not currently under consideration by another journal?

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Yes, I am submitting author of this article and I accept the conditions of submission and the KRE Journal Copyright.




Manuscript should consist of the following subdivisions (1-10)

each prepared as a unit on separate sheets:


1.         Title page




Author’s Name


Institution from which the paper emanated, with City, State, Country, Postal Code, and E-mail Address


Abbreviated Title (Running Headline) not to exceed 50 letters and spaces


Name, Address, Telephone Number, Fax Number, and E-mail Address of the Person to whom the all the correspondence is to be sent.



2.         Key words


Key words should not repeat terms used in the article title, and should not exceed 80

characters and spaces


3.         Abstract


The abstract should consist of 250 words or less. The abstract be written in complete sentences and should succinctly state the objectives, the experimental design of the paper, and the principal observations and conclusions; it should be intelligible without reference to the rest of the paper.


4.         TEXT


I. Introduction


II. Methodology


III. Results


IV. Discussion


V. Conclusion


VI. Recommendations


5.         Acknowledgement


6.         NOTES


7.         REFERENCES


REFERENCES: These should be listed at the end of article, arranged alphabetically according to the surnames of the authors and then chronologically. Following are examples of the proper reference style of various sources but while listing there should not be any separate subheading/s for Journals/Books/Newspapers/Magazines etc.  Avoid using IBID and OP. CIT. in the text.



Chopra VP 1983. Population structure of the Indian people. Some microevoluntary aspects. Anthrop Anz, 41: 111-117.



Bhasin MK 1988. Biology of the People of Indian Region. A Classified and Comprehensive Bibliography (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka). Delhi: Kamla-Raj Enterprises.


Sections of Books:

Bhasin MK, Bhasin V 2001. Ecology and health: The Indian scenario. In: Veena Bhasin, Vinay K Srivastava, MK Bhasin (Eds.): Human Ecology in the New Millennium. Delhi: Kamla-Raj Enterprises, pp. 43-82.


Newspaper / Magazine:

Bhasin Veena 1982. Ecology and Gaddi Culture. Hindustan Times, Weekly, August 29, 1982,  P. 9.


Radio/Television Talk:

Bhasin Veena 1986. Radio Talk - Gaddis of Himachal Pradesh. All India Radio ‘Yuv Vani’ - 1st July, 1986.


Meeting Paper:

Bhasin V, Bhasin MK, Singh IP 1978. Some problems in the education of Gaddis of Bharmour, Chamba District, Himachal Pradesh. Paper presented in Seminar on Education and Social Change in Himachal Pradesh (H.P.) in H.P. University, Shimla, November 13 to 16, 1978.



UNESCO 1974. Report of an Expert Panel on MAB Project 6: Impact of Human Activities on Mountain and Tundra Ecosystems. MAB Report Series No. 14, Paris: Unesco.


Thesis / Dissertation:

Bhasin Veena 1981. Ecological Influence on the Socio cultural System of the Gaddis of Bharmour Sub-Tehsil, Chamba District, Himachal Pradesh. Ph. D. Thesis (Unpublished), Delhi: University of Delhi.


Work “in press”:

Bhasin Veena 2004. Economic pursuits and strategies of survival among Damor of Rajasthan. J Hum Ecol, (in press).



 Official Home Page of Work and Income New Zealand 2004.  From <> (Retrieved March 18, 2004)


When there are more than five authors used et al after that.


REFERENCES IN THE TEXT: References citations in the text should be in parentheses and include author name(s) and year of publication. Text citations of two or more works at the time should be given in chronological order. When citing a paper written by three or more authors, write the name of the first author plus “et al.” (However, all authors must be given in the Reference section). Where there are two or more papers by the same author in one year, distinguishing letter (a, b, c....) should be added to year. All references should be carefully cross-checked; it is the author’s responsibility to ensure that references are correct.


Ο         REFERENCES - Check the style for the references cited in the text.

Ο         Write only Family Name/Caste and not first or middle name except when there is more than one author with the same  

            Family Name/Caste than to differentiate among them use first and/or middle name.

Ο         Do not use IBID and OP. CIT. in the text.

Ο         When there are more than one authors cited for an observation/evaluation than arrange them according to the year of publication and do not put comma before the year and place semi colon after the year

For example: Coale 1965; De Jong 1974; Gulati 1996; Khakhar and Gulati  2000; Dey et al. 2008; Sharma 1997

Ο         When there are more than one cited references in an observation/evaluation which are published In the same year than arrange the list of authors alphabetically

For example: Bhasin et al. 2007; Boon et al. 2007; Regassa 2007; Singh et al.  2007


8.         Tables



9.         FIGURES/Illustrations



10.       Appendix (if any)


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