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Guidelines for the Preparation and Submission of Extended Abstracts
Authors shall submit an extended abstract adhering to the guidelines given below;
    • Title page
      • Title (max characters 100; Font- Times new Roman ,14, bold )
      • Authors (indicate the corresponding author with an asterisk and provide the email address on a  separate line – Font: Times new Roman, 12)
      • Author affiliations (Font- Times New Roman, 11, Italic)
      • Abstract : Max number of words 300; Font- Times new Roman, 12, 1.5 line spacing
      • Keywords: Maximum of 5
    • Abstract
      • Maximum of 300 words
      • Should provide a summary of the extended abstract, which shall include objectives, methodology, results, discussion and conclusions.
      • Font- Times new Roman, 12, 1.5 line spacing
    • Content text
      • Abstract followed by Introduction, materials & methods, results, discussion, conclusions and reference: (Font- Times New Roman, 12, 1.5 line spacing)
      • The max number of text pages 3
      • Maximum number of figure/s and/or table/s should be limited to two and
        (clearly drawn, resolution 300 dpi).
      • References: maximum of 5 citations (follow the NARA journal guidelines,
      • Page setup: keep 2.5 cm (1”) on all sides

*Please note that extended abstracts not conforming to above guidelines will not be accepted.

  •  A soft copy of the extended abstract (both .doc/docx and pdf) as an attachment with author information form  shall be emailed to

[Please indicate the subject of the e-mail as ‘NARA Scientific Session _2017 ’.

  • Deadline for submission of extended abstract is on or before 15thMay 2017.
  • The extended abstracts will be peer-reviewed and the decision on acceptance will be
    communicated by 15 June 2017
  • The accepted abstracts will be published in Proceedings of the Scientific Session-2017.
  • The authors who are interested in publishing their relevant full papers are invited to submit full papers to the Journal of the National Aquatic Resources Research and
    Development Agency (NARA Journal)

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