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Indian Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry - a Quarterly International Journal; publishes original research work on heterocyclic compounds pertaining to synthesis, structure, mechanism of the new reactions, spectral studies, biological activities, biochemical studies, physicochemical studies, phytochemistry, etc.

Abstracted and Indexed In: Science Citation Index Expanded || SCOPUS || CAS || CAB Abstracts || Current Contents || Connect Journals || UGC-CARE List Group II || EBSCOhost ||

Journal Metrics 2021: NAAS Score - 6.27 || SJR – 0.122 || Cite Score – 0.3 || SNIP – 0.266 || Cite Score – 177/185 || Impact Factor – 0.339 (JCR 2020 – Clarivate Analytics 2021) ||



Manuscript: Manuscripts should be submitted online at where further information on the process of submission and registration is available. All Correspondence and Status relating to the submission will be available online on this system. In case of any problem relating to submission, you may write at All the review process will be handled at the online platform; however, the final acceptance of the article will be at the sole discretion of the Chief Editor.

Papers should be typed double-spaced with 1-inch wide margins on all sides with full title, abstract, keywords, references and figures. Except for reviews, each paper should be presented in the order of Abstract, Graphical Abstract, Keywords, Manuscript Part, References, Schemes, Tables and Figure captions. References in the text should follow the APA pattern of article writing.

The title page should include, in addition to the title, the initials and surnames of each author followed by his or her department, institution and address including postal code and country and email address. Please indicate the author for correspondence, whose telephone, fax and E-mail numbers should be included. The present address of authors should appear as a footnote if different. The title page should also indicate the number of manuscript pages, figures and tables.

Plagiarism: The papers are required to be plagiarism checked as per International requirements.

Title of Paper: Title of the paper should be in upper-lower style with keyword’s first character a capital. Font style and size should be Bold-14 point. E.g. : Polymer-Supported Synthesis of 7-Hydroxy-10-substituted Isoalloxazines


Abstract: This should be no more than 200 words in length, should summarize the significant findings and not containing any references.

Graphical Abstract: Clearly drawn figure should be included in the main manuscript file below abstracts.

Keywords: Four to six keywords should be listed in alphabetical order at the bottom of the title page separated by comma.

Text headings: Text headings should be typed as FIRST-LEVEL HEADING, Second-Level Heading, Third-level heading. Manuscript Part: Your paper should be written under the following headings:





·       LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS – if any


References: Last name, First Initial. Title. Journal, Year, Volume, Page(s). [ 9 point size in Times New Roman]

[1]    Ueda, S.; Su, M.; Buchwald, S.L. Highly N2-selective palladium-catalyzed arylation of 1,2,3-triazoles, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,2011, 50, 8944-8947.

[2]    Yan, W.; Wang, Q.; Lin, Q.; Li, M.; Petersen, J.L.; Shi, X. N-2-aryl-1,2,3-triazoles: A novel class of UV/blue-light-emitting fluorophores with tunable optical properties, Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 5011-5018.

Others: Your Schemes, Tables and number of compounds (1,2,3--) (wherever mentioned in the paper) should be in bold letters.

Figures: All figures should be numbered with consecutive Arabic numbers, have descriptive legends, and be mentioned in the text. The figures should be kept separate from the text, but indicating an approximate position for each figure in the margin. The quality of line drawings and photographs must be of high enough standard for direct reproduction. Photographs intended for halftone reproductions must be good glossy original prints of maximum contrast. A list of figure legends with relevant figure numbers be typed on a separate sheet and included with the typescript. The structures in the text and synthetic schemes should be drawn with ChemDraw/other softwares in ACS style.

Tables: Tables should be consecutively numbered with Arabic numbers and have a clear descriptive title at the top. Explanatory table footnotes (designated by superscript lower case letters) typed below the table are acceptable.

Abbreviations and Conventions: Use of abbreviations should be as per the Systeme Internationale Symbols. Nomenclature of compounds should be according to IUPAC.

Sample Paper: Exact style can be seen as a sample paper available at and also at .

PROOFS: The page proofs to authors will be provided through online platform at

COPYRIGHT: Submission of a paper will be taken to imply that it represents original work not previously published that is not being considered elsewhere for publication and that if accepted for publication, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in any language, without the consent of the publisher. It is a condition of acceptance by the editor-in-chief of a typescript for publication that the publishers automatically acquire the copyright of the manuscript. The statements, inaccurate data, opinions and views expressed by the authors in articles are of their own and not of the journal. The editors or publishers of the journal will not be responsible for the authenticity of data and results drawn by authors.

REPRINTS: The corresponding author will receive an electronic reprint of their paper for non-commercial use. Printed reprints may be purchased.

PAGE AND SUBSCRIPTION CHARGES: There are no page charges to individuals or institution for publishing their papers. However, if your paper is accepted for publication, author should be the subscriber of the printed journal issue. To promote the journal, authors must recommend the journal in their institutional library; for greater access and benefit to other researchers, and also to increase citation of the article in the journal.

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