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G.N.Mills Post, Coimbatore - 641029, Tamil Nadu, INDIA

  • Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade 3.64 CGPA (3rd Cycle)
  • College of Excellence (UGC)
  • Co-Educational Institution Approved by UGC, New Delhi
  • NIRF Rank: 51 (All Over India)


Kongunadu Research Journal (KRJ) (ISSN No.: 2349-2694) aims to publish high-quality papers with a specific focus on learning within their specified focus that are accessible and of interest to educators, researchers and academicians. It is a scholarly online, open access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal focusing on theories, methods and applications in Mathematics, Biology, Science, Technology and other related fields. KRJ invites authors to submit original and unpublished work that communicates current research on these fields.





Submitted manuscripts must meet the following criteria:

  • The material must be original.
  • The writing must be clear, concise and unambiguous.
  • The data must be valid.
  • The discussions and conclusions drawn by the authors must be reasonable and supportable.
  • information must be relevant and interesting.

Manuscript Preparation

The following detailed instructions are necessary to allow direct reproduction of the manuscript for rapid publishing. Manuscript should be typewritten in Times Roman, 12 font size, 1.5 line spaced, title should be in a font size 12, bold face capitals with margins of at least one inch on all sides. Pages should be numbered consecutively, starting with the title page and the matter arranged in the following order: Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement and References.

Abstract :

Abstract not more than 300 words. All the three categories, Review Articles, Research papers and Short Communications should have an Abstract.
Key Words: Key words upto the maximum of 4 words must be provided by authors for indexing of their article. Key words will be listed directly below the Abstract.

Introduction: Should start below the keywords and should clearly indicate the aim of the study.

Materials and Methods :
Should start as a continuation to introduction on the same page. All important materials used along with their source shall be mentioned. The main methods used shall be briefly described with references. New methods or substantially modified methods may be described in sufficient detail. The statistical method and the level of significance chosen shall be clearly stated.

All results presented in tabular or graphical form shall be described in this section. All tables and figures must have a title and a legend to make them self-explanatory and they should be given numbers. Each table or figure should be on main body of the text.

Should contain a critical review of the results of the study with the support of relevant literature. Unsupported hypothesis should be avoided. It can end with brief conclusions.

It should be typed in one paragraph directly preceding the reference section.

Incorporate tables and/or figures with their legends into the main body of text.

References : References should be referred to by name and year in the text (e.g.: Siddhuraju and Becker, 2003; Pullaiah, 2002; Rimbach et al., 2005) and listed alphabetically at the end of the paper in reference section.


Duncan, T.V., (2011). Applications of nanotechnology in food packaging and food safety: barrier materials, antimicrobials and sensors. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 363(1):1-24.
Kagan, V.E., H. Bayir and A.A. Shvedova, (2002). Nanomedicine and nanotoxicology: two sides of the same coin. Nanomed. 2(4):397-401.
Sondi, I. and B. Salopek Sondi, (2004). Silver nanoparticles as antimicrobial agent: a case study on E. coli as a model for Gram-negative bacteria. J. Colloid Interface. Sci. 275:177-182.

Book chapters:
Gamble, J.S., (1927). Flora of the Presidency of Madras, 2 vols. Adlard & Son Ltd. London. 170p.
Pullaiah, T., S. Sandhya Rani and S. Karuppusamy, (2007). Flora of Eastern Ghats hill tracts of southeast India. Vol. 4, Regency publication, New Delhi. 150p.

Ethical guidelines

Authors using experimental animals and human subjects in their investigation must seek approval from the appropriate Ethical Committee in accordance with "Principles of Laboratory Animal Care" and/or the declaration of Helsinki promulgated in 1964 as amended in 1996.

Article Proofs

Page proofs are sent to the designated author through e-mail. They must be carefully checked and returned the revised manuscript within one week of receipt.

Publication charges

In order to manage the various costs associated with publication, all all accepted papers have manuscript handling or publication charges. There are no charges for article processing. All payments should be made in favour of Kongunadu Research Journal in the form of Bank Draft of any nationalized Bank payable at Coimbatore and addressed to the editor, Dr. S. Paulsamy, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Botany, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore-641 029 by registered post.

Publication charges for each accepted paper:

For Indian Author Rs. 500.00
For Foreign Author 50 USD

Subscription Information

Annual subscription for Libraries / Institutions Annual subscription for Individuals
Rs.500.00 Rs.250.00


Welcome to KRJ

Authors are invited to submit their manuscripts electronically through Journal's email address along with a covering letter preferably by the corresponding author or first author. Each manuscript will be provided with a manuscript ID and all correspondence is done through e-mail.

Editorial Board

Chief Patron Dr. M. Aruchami,
Kongunadu Arts and Science College
Patron Tmy. C.A. Vasuki,
Secretary & Director,
Kongunadu Arts and Science College.
Advisor Dr. K. Venkataraman,
Former Director,
Zoological Survey of India,
Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change,
Senior Scientific Consultant
National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management
Chennai – 600 025

Dr. M. Kathirvel,
Former Principal Scientist,
Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA),
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Govt. of India,
No. 3 – C, Kgeyes –Magnolia Apartments,
L.B. Road, Thiruvanmiyur,
Chennai – 600 041.
Editors Dr. S. Paulsamy, Department of Botany, KASC.
Dr. K. Logankumar, Department of Zoology, KASC.
Associate Editors Dr. S. Logaswamy, Department of Zoology, KASC
Dr. M. Lekeshmanaswamy, Department of Zoology, KASC
Dr. V. Balasubramaniam, Department of Botany, KASC
Dr. K. Arumugasamy, Department of Botany, KASC
Dr. S. Krishnakumari, Deparment of Biochemistry, KASC
Dr. R. Senthilkumar, Library and Information Centre
Dr. B. Chandar Shekar, Deparment of Physics, KASC
Dr. M. Vigneswaran, Deparment of Mathematics, KASC
Dr. R. Manimekalai, Department of Chemistry, KASC
Dr. R. Subashkumar, Deparment of Biotechnology, KASC
Editorial Assistant Mr. N. Senthil Kumar,
Department of Computer Technology,
Kongunadu Arts and Science College

Advisory Board

Former Director,
Zoological Survey of India,
Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change,
Senior Scientific Consultant
National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management
Chennai - 600 025
Former Principal Scientist,
Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA),
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Govt. of India,
Flat No. 3 - C, Kgeyes - Magnolia Apartments,
L.B. Road, Thiruvanmiyur,
Chennai - 600 041


Frequency Two issues per year
Subject Category Multidisciplinary (Mathematics, Science and Technology)
Launch of issues January / June
Paper Submission 2nd week of May / December
Author Notification Within 5 days from Submission date
Journal Publication Fortnightly after review
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