Science of Eastern Himalaya Journal is a refereed journal intended to publish the articles, papers and news items from policy makers, researchers, and flora and fauna authorities pertaining to the Eastern Himalaya, specially, focusing on Sikkim and mountainous ecology. It shall cover the historical, geographical and scientific inputs from the multidisciplinary subjects for overall development of the scientific approach. The composition of the journal possesses the invited articles, full research articles, new taxa, short communications and review.


 The manuscript should be prepared in English using “MS Word” using “Times New Roman” font. The font size of title (upper/lower; 14 font size), Authors (upper/lower; 11 font size), Address (with PIN code & e-mail; 9 font size), Abstract (short; 9 font size), Key words (9 font size), Introduction( 11 font size), Methodology( 11 font size), Results( 11 font size), Discussion ( 11 font size), Conclusion ( 11 font size), Acknowledgements ( 11 font size) and Literature Cited ( 11 font size). An asterisk (*) must be placed after the corresponding authors name as superscript. Corresponding author has the responsibility to ensure that all co-authors are aware and approve the contents of the submitted manuscript. It is recommended to provide email id and telephone number of all authors. All research articles should have the following sections: Title (14 font size), Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement (if any) and References.

Abstract: This section should detail the problems, approach, major findings and conclusion in one paragraph. Keywords: Author(s) must give about 4-6 key words which can identify the most important subjects covered by the paper. Introduction: The manuscript should include a brief introduction stating the purpose of the investigation and relating the manuscript to similar previous research. Only information essential to the arguments should be presented.

Materials and Methods: This section must contain specific details about the materials studied, instruments used, specialized chemicals source and related experimental details which allows other research worker to reproduce the results. Obtain permission for all fully borrowed, adapted, and modified tables and provide a credit line in the footnote.

Results and Discussions: The results should be concisely presented. Results and discussion may be separated or combined based on the author’s requirement. Tables and figures should be designed to maximize the comprehension of the experimental data. The interpreted results should be explained clearly in discussions and should relate them to the existing knowledge in the field as clearly as possible. Tables, Graphs and figures (Illustrations) should be inserted in to the main text at respective place they should appear when published and should have appropriate numbers and titles with an explanatory heading. Labels of the table, graph and figures MUST be in the text form and should not form part of the image.

Acknowledgement (if any): This section can be kept at the end of the manuscript before reference section. This section can be used to acknowledge the help of those who do not qualify for authorship or to acknowledge funding, donated resources or significant contribution to the research.

References: References to the literature cited for the manuscript should be provided as under:

Hara, H. 1971. The Flora of Eastern Himalaya. Second Report, The University of Tokyo Press, Japan.

Maity, D., Maiti, G.G. and Chauhan, A.S. 2018. Flora of Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve, Sikkim . Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. Pp. 1-834.

 Corlet, R.T and Westcott, D.A 2013. Will plant movements keep up with climate change? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28 (8): 482-488.

Fraser-Jenkins, C.R., Gandhi, K.N. and Kholia, B.S. 2018. An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes Part-2 (Woodsiaceae to Dryopteridaceae). Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun. Pp. 573.

Ohashi, H. (ed.) 1975. Flora of Eastern Himalaya. Third Report, Univ. Mus. Univ. Tokyo Bull. 8: 166-205.

Biswas, S. N. 1993. Hypericaceae. Flora of India. 3. Sharma, B.D. and Sanjappa, M. (eds.), Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. Pp. 49–81.

Saito, Y. and Hyuga, H. 2007. Rate equation approaches to amplification of enantiomeric excess and chiral symmetry breaking. Top Curr Chem. doi:10.1007/128_2006_108.

Healthwise Knowledgebase.  1998. US Pharmacopeia, Rockville. Accessed 21 Sept 1998.

The original copy of the manuscript should be submitted to: The Editor, Science of Eastern Himalaya Journal, Castanopsis Block, Block C Forest Secretariat, Deorali, Gangtok India-737102. Email:


Research Notes should have title page having a clear and descriptive title that makes it clear what the manuscript reports, along with Full names, institutional addresses and email addresses of all authors / indicate corresponding author. It  must include the purpose and objective of the research presented (research question) with  a brief summary of the main results.

Thus,  the Research note  must  include Title, (Affiliations of authors, corresponding author), Abstract ( upto 200 words), Keywords ( three to Ten), Introduction, Main text, Limitation (if any), References.

The research note is suitable for :

  1. Additional reporting
  2. Extension of previous published research
  3. To represent the valuable information of research projects/ Observation

Note: All articles shall be referred to the referee and the appropriate actions shall be taken as per the referee’s report.

Declaimer: Facts and opinions in articles published on Science of Eastern Himalaya Journal are solely the personal statements of respective authors and do not purport to reflect the opinions of HARC-QCL, Forest and Environment Department, GOS or its Editors and Editorial Advisory Committee.


1. Authors have not submitted the articles in any other journal and are not under the review or process of publication.

2. Authors have done sufficient research study and the research is original.

3. The content of the article must submit plagiarism free certificate processing through valid software.

4. Author shall abide by the decision of the editor of the journal regarding the articles, news items and paper.

 5. Co-author is fully informed regarding the publication.

6. There is no copyright violation.

The author signed this declaration on the day ………………………month…………………………. Year……………………

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(Note: Kindly submit duly signed by the authors)