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Journal of Mining and Geology

For Authors

The foundations of the NMGS journal is based on originality and creativity that authors of all publications are required to maintain while writing their papers.

Authors are invited to submit the papers through the online submission page

Submissions must be unique and should not have been published earlier or be under consideration for publication while being evaluated for this Journal. NMGS Publications is committed to publish quality and valuable scientific contributions to our journals.

Types of Articles could be submitted

  • Original articles
  • Research articles
  • Reviews articles
  • Mini-reviews
  • Case report
  • Commentaries
  • Editorials
  • Short reports

Word Processing Formats

The following word processor file formats will be accepted for the manuscript document for all the NMGS Journals.

Microsoft Word 2003(doc)
Microsoft Word 2007(docx)

Organization of Manuscript

The authors may please ensure that the length of their manuscript is between 5 and 15 pages. NMGS will accept any manuscript which is either shorter or longer than the prescribed limit, if the content is of extraordinarily high value.

The manuscript should contain the items mentioned here under.

  • Cover Letter
  • Title & List of authors
  • Keywords
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Abstract
  • Materials & Methods
  • Results & Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgements (optional)
  • References
  • Figures
  • Preparation of Tables

Manuscripts could be submitted of following format

Cover letter

While submitting the manuscript author is requested to provide cover letter along with the manuscript. This cover letter should include manuscript title, name of the co-authors if any and full contact details of the corresponding author with office or institutional address, telephone, fax and email address. Corresponding author should clearly state the approval of co-authors for manuscript submission along with any competing interests. It is also strongly advised to declare that work is original and not submitted/ published elsewhere with other publishers. Finally, if this submission is submitted upon the invitation of a Editorial Board member/ Editorial office please provide the details. Author could also include any additional information in the cover letter that helpful to the Editorial office.

Title and Authors Information

In “Title and Authors Information” part, the following information should be included

  • Paper title/ Manuscript Title
  • Complete author names, including Co- authors names also
  • Complete institutional mailing addresses
  • Email addresses


Please provide 4 to 10 keywords as index terms signifying the article content.


Abbreviations are the spelled out terms in the text for the first time and used consistently thereafter.


This section should be concise, with no subheadings.


Abstract section should be self-contained and must be citation-free. The manuscript should contain an abstract according to kind of manuscript. It should not exceed 200 words.

Materials and Methods

This section should contain adequate detailed information what all the procedures and steps followed. It can be divided into subsections if several methods are described.

Results and Discussion

In this section should be described on results and out puts of the research work.


This should clearly explain the important conclusions of the work highlighting its significance and relevance.


All acknowledgments (if any) should be included at the extremely end of the manuscript prior to references part. This section may include supporting grants, presentations, and so forth.


Citations must be numbered consecutively in square brackets [1]. The list of references should be arranged in the order of citation in text, not in alphabetical order. Reference to journal articles [1], textbooks [2], chapters in books [3], papers in conference proceedings [4], Thesis or Dissertation [5] and patents [6] should provide sufficient information as in the samples.

(Periodical style)

  1. Dabadie R., Polard D., Hussy S. and Verma K. G., Biochemical aspects of air pollution induced injury symptoms of some common ornamental road side plants, Int. J. Res. BioSciences. 4(2), 50 (2000). (Book style)
  2. A. Cichocki and R. Unbehaven, Neural Networks for Optimization and Signal Processing, 1st ed. Chichester, U.K.: Wiley, 1993, ch. 2, pp. 45-47. (Book Chapter)
  3. Balaban O., Applications of Biotechnology in Science, Academic Press, Paris, 151 (1985). (Conference Proceedings style)
  4. Anderson R., Vance D., Hussy S. and Swift G., The litter and soil with special reference to their seasonal changes, Conference Proceeding, Int. Conference on Biodiversity, Pp 144-150, (2000). (Thesis or Dissertation style)
  5. Songwe N. C., Litter production and decomposition in a tropical rainforest, Southern Bankundu Forest Reserve, Cameroon, Ph.D. Thesis University of lbadan. Nigeria. Pp. 209 (1984) (Patent style)
  6. J. P. Wilkinson, “Nonlinear resonant circuit devices,” U.S. Patent 3 624 12, July 16, 1990.


Upon submission of an article, authors are supposed to include all figures and tables in the PDF/ Word file of the manuscript. Figures and tables must be submitted in individual files. Figures should be labelled below the figure.

Preparation of Tables

Each table must have a descriptive title and if numerical measurements are given, the units should be included in the column heading.

Article Withdrawal Policy

The articles submitted to NMGS Publications can be withdrawn either by the submitted authors or the publisher. The article can be withdrawn anytime before it is published officially on the journal page with detailed information on volume. Issue, page numbers etc. If the authors wants to withdraw the article, we insist for a signed statement from the all the co-authors to journal’s editorial office via mail. If editorial office/ publisher find any violation in publishing ethics, guidelines, duplicate submission, plagiarism, etc., publishers holds the right to with draw/ reject the manuscript at any stage of publishing process.