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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • Submission is an original piece of work of the author(s).
  • Submission is not a modified version of a published paper.
  • Publication is approved by all authors.
  • if accepted for the publication in AET, the manuscript will not be published elsewhere in the same form or in any other language, including electronically without the written permission of AET/ISAE. If the same or similar article found published during review/publication process, even after and before that, AET will lodge complain to that publisher and employers of the authors. They may also be banned from ISAE publication.

Author Guidelines


Submission of a manuscript to AET is required to ensure the following contents.

  • Cover letter
  • Title page
  • Author(s) details: Designation and affiliation details of all authors with their e-mail, mobile no, and full postal addresses
  • Corresponding author: One author should be designated as the corresponding author with postal details such as e-mail address, mobile no and full postal address
  • Acknowledgment including funding source information such as no and recipient, if any
  • Author contributions and CRediT roles
  • Referee (minimum three) suggestions with complete contact details
  • Abstract (maximum 150 words)
  • Keywords (maximum 7). Words used in title should be avoided here
  • Highlights
  • Figures (with relevant captions)
  • Tables (with titles, description, footnotes)
  • Declaration by the corresponding author in the cover letter stating that all authors have read and approved the manuscript for submission to AET and they have not submitted this article anywhere and will not submit anywhere before rejection by AET. Email id and mobile no of each author below his/her signature is must.


Further considerations

  • Manuscript should be 'spell checked' and 'grammar checked'
  • All figures and tables should be cited in the blinded manuscript
  • All references mentioned in reference List should be cited in the text of the manuscript and vice versa
  • Permission for use of any copyrighted material from other sources (including the Internet) should be obtained
  • A competing interest statement should be provided, even if the authors have no competing interest to declare.
  • Self-duplication and similarity index of any others’ manuscripts should not be more than 30% and 15% respectively.



Submission declaration

Submission of a manuscript implies that

  • that the work is an original piece of work of the author(s)
  • that the work is not a modified version of a published paper
  • that the work described has not been published before in any journal/magzine
  • that the work is not under consideration for publication in any journal
  • that its publication is approved by all authors
  • that, if accepted for the publication in AET, the manuscript will not be published elsewhere in the same form or in any other language, including electronically without the written permission of AET/ISAE. If the same or similar article found published during review/publication process, even after and before that, AET will lodge complain to that publisher and employers of the authors. They may also be banned from ISAE publication.


Use of language

The manuscript is to be written in English using short and simple sentences.


Author contributions

Authors should submit an author statement outlining their individual contributions to the article using the relevant CRediT roles: Conceptualization; Data curation; Formal analysis; Funding acquisition; Investigation; Methodology; Project administration; Resources; Software; Supervision; Validation; Visualization; Writing - original draft; Writing - review & editing. Authorship statements should be formatted with the names of authors first followed by CRediT role(s). For example: Nikita Sanwal: Conceptualization; Data curation; Formal analysis; Nitya Sharma: Conceptualization; Data curation; Formal analysis; Methodology; Writing - original draft; Writing - review & editing, S N Naik: Conceptualization; Supervision; Validation; Visualization; Writing - review & editing


Changes to authorship

Author(s) should consider carefully the list and order of authors before submitting their manuscripts to AET. A complete list of authors should be provided at the time of submission of the original manuscript and the list and order should be mentioned in the title page. Any inclusion, exclusion or rearrangement of author names in the list and order should be made only before the manuscript has been accepted and only if approved by the handling editor. The corresponding author may request to the handling Editor for such a change with proper justification. In the case of inclusion or exclusion of authors, this requires confirmation from the author(s) being included or excluded.



Funding source

Author(s) should identify funding source(s) those supported to conduct the research and/or to prepare the article. Mention funding number and recipient of the fund. If the funding source(s) has no such involvement, it is recommended to state this.


Suggesting reviewers

Authors should submit names and e-mail contacts of minimum three potential reviewers. Authors are discouraged to suggest reviewers who are colleague or who have co-authored with them. The handing editor would decide whether or not to invite the suggested reviewers.


Peer Review Process

A peer review double blinded process involving two or three reviewers will be used to ensure quality of manuscripts accepted for publication. The Editor-in-Chief and Editors have the right to decline formal review of the manuscript when it is deemed that the manuscript is on a topic outside the scope of the Journal/magzine, lacking scientific and technical merits, focused on topics that are of narrow scope and significance, fragmentary and provides marginally incremental results, is poorly written or English is poor with inappropriate sentences. The Editor is responsible for the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of articles.


Formulae and equations: Should be numbered consecutively.


Unit: Please ensure that only the International Standard (SI) of units are used.


Citation of Reference in text: AET allows maximum thirty references. All citations in text should refer to:

  • Single author: the author's name (without initials, unless there is ambiguity) and the year of publication;
  • Two authors: both authors' names and the year of publication;
  • Three or more authors: first author's name followed by et al. and the year of publication.


Groups of references should be listed first alphabetically, then chronologically.


Reference Style: All publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of references. The list of references should be arranged alphabetically by authors' names, then further sorted chronologically, if necessary.


All references in the Reference list should follow the following style:


Sorrentino A, Gorrasi G and Vittoria V. (2007). Potential perspectives of bio-nanocomposites for food packaging applications. Trends in Food Science & Technology. 18: 84-95.


Eshenaur SR, JM Kulicki, and DR Mertz. (1991). Retrofitting distortion-induced fatigue cracking of noncomposite steel girder-floorbeam-stringer bridges. In Proceeding of 8th Annual International Bridge Conference, pp. 380–388. Pittsburgh.


Chakraborty A, Mujumdar AS, Vijay Raghavan GS, and Ramaswamy HS. (2010). Handbook of Postharvest Technology, 1st Ed, pp. 343-348.

Barbosa-Canovas GV and Rodriguez JJ. (2005). Thermodynamic Aspects of High Hydrostatic Pressure Food Processing. In: GV Barbosa-Canavos, MS Tapia, and M Pilar Cano (eds.), Novel Food Processing Technologies. 1st Ed, Chapter 9, pp. 183-205. CRC Press, New York. 





The manuscript should be typed in MS Word using Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spacing, on A-4 size paper. The manuscript may not exceed 18 pages including Text, Tables and Figures. The text should be in single-column format. Lines must be numbered consecutively throughout the manuscript.


Page 1: Cover page with

  • Your ISAE membership number as it will appear in article.
  • Declaration by the corresponding author stating that all authors have read and approved the manuscript for submission to AET and that I,…………….giving undertaking of copyright as well as that I along with all authors have not submitted and will not submit the similar or the same manuscript in any other journals. The revision as per comments by reviewers/editors will be carryout in time bound manner and will never withdraw the manuscript during the course of review/ publication on one or other pretext. If the similar or same manuscript is found published elsewhere, AET is free to lodge complain to that publisher and their employer
  • Signature of corresponding author and email and mobile no of each author who have given consent to be author.


Page 2: Title page including


  • Title: Concise and informative. Avoid abbreviations and formulae if possible. Provide a short title of the manuscript below the title.


  • Author names and affiliations: Clearly indicate the given name(s) and family name(s) of each author with their affiliation addresses, full postal address and e-mail addresses of each author. Mention ISAE membership number(s) of all author(s), if available.


  • Corresponding author: Clearly indicate with an upper-case asterisk (*) who will handle the manuscript as correspondence author.


Page 3:

  • Technical highlights: Provide technical uniqueness after keywords in bullet forms. Uniqueness consists of a short collection of bullet points that reflects the novelty of articles. Please include 3 to 5 bullet points (maximum 85 characters, including spaces, per bullet point).


  • Acknowledgements: Collate acknowledgements after keywords in a separate page, if required funding source along with funding number and recipient should be mentioned.


  • CRediT roles of authors


Page 4 to 18: Blinded manuscript - It may follow the following sequences. 

  • Manuscript title (informative)
  • Abstract: A concise and factual abstract describing the purpose and contents of articles in brief, principal results and major conclusions is required. The abstract should be maximum of 150 words in length.
  • Keywords: Provide a maximum of 7 keywords, after abstract. Words used in title should not be repeated here
  • Abbreviations: Define abbreviations that are not standard in this field to be placed on the first page of the article. Ensure consistency of abbreviations throughout the article.
  • Introduction
  • Methodology/results and discussion should be as per technical articles not as research paper
  • Conclusion: based on article contents of not more than 200 words but should not be repeated from the abstract.
  • References (maximum 30 nos.). Style as per recent issues of AET
  • Figures and Tables with relevant captions: Authors should include maximum FIVE Figures and Tables in the manuscript. AET will be printed colour. So Very high resolutions photographs, graphs, fugures need to be given separately in JPG format. A Figure should not be crowded with too many labels. The letter size of the labels should be readable after 50% reduction

All tables should contain relevant title typed above and should be numbered consecutively. Table format should be simple and accommodate all information avoiding Landscape layout. Include all Figures and Tables after the Reference list.

  • Appendices


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