The Indian Journal of Medical Research (IJMR) is one of the oldest medical
Journals not only in India, but probably in Asia, as it was started in the year 1913.The Journal was started as a quarterly (4 issues/year) in 1913 and made
bimonthly (6 issues/year) in 1958. It was made monthly (12 issues/year) in the year
1964. The Journal is being indexed and abstracted by all major global current awareness
and alerting services(Annexure).
The Indian Journal of Medical Research is
published monthly, in two volumes and 12 issues per year. The IJMR publishes
peer reviewed quality biomedical research in the form of original research articles,
review articles, short papers and short notes. Research letters are also published
in the correspondence section after peer review. Special issues and
are published in addition to the regular issues.
for consideration of papers -
The papers should meet the following criteria – the material should be original,
the methodology used should be standard and appropriate, results should be unambiguous
supported with data/photographs, conclusions should be reasonable and based on the
findings, the topic should be of biomedical interest and findings should have clinical
significance. Papers involving human and animals should be ethically cleared by
the local ethical committees. All
clinical trials should be registered in a primary ethical trial registry.
Preparation - Manuscript should be prepared in accordance with the Guidelines set
by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) as uniform requirements
for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals.Abstract
should be structured (of about 250 words) under the 4 subheadings : Background &
objectives, Methods, Results, and Interpretation & conclusions.