Submission Process Step by Step

1. Click ‘make a submission’ tab on journal of FAAUST journal of biology.
2. Please read checklist and make sure that no opinion in the given checklist is missing
3. Click ‘register’ if you are submitting to FAAUST journal of biology for the first time. If you are already registered with FAAUST journal of biology then click ‘login’.
4. A new page will open once you click ‘register’. Enter the required information in the given fields. 
5. Please click ‘make a new submission’ on this page
6. A new page will open, with 5 tabs on the top. 1) start, 2) upload submission, 3) enter metadata, 4) confirmation, 5) next steps. You will be in ‘start’ tab.
7. In ‘Section’ dropdown list, select the appropriate option. Please make sure that all the ‘submission requirements’ are fulfilled. Tick the checkbox against each requirement. Note: if any of the requirement is not fulfilled, and you put a tick mark against it, you still will be able to proceed and complete your submission process but the submission will be declined automatically by the system. In ‘comments for the editor’ area you can write your comments, however, it is optional. Under ‘Acknowledge the copyright statement’ tick the checkboxes against both the options. Click ‘save and continue’
8. Now you will be in ‘upload submission’ tab. A dialogue box will open on the same page and here you can upload all your files (like , article text ‘softcopy of the manuscript’, ERC/IRB approval letter, undertaking) one by one. Click ‘save and continue’ Note: (Do not write the names of the authors in the manuscript)
9. Now you will be in ‘enter metadata’ tab. You may leave ‘prefix’ field blank. Write title of the article in ‘title’ field. Write running/short title in ‘subtitle’ field (you may leave it blank). Copy/paste abstract in abstract area except the keywords. Enter the keywords in another text area that can be seen below the authorship contribution list.  In ‘list of contributors’ sections, click ‘add contributor’ (if you have other authors with you). A new dialogue box will open. Please fill in details of each contributor (author). Please do give affiliation of each contributor. Additional details about the contributor can be given in the text box below. For ‘contributor’s role’ please click ‘author’. Please tick the check box ‘Principal contact for editorial correspondence’ for corresponding author only. Lower checkbox ‘Include this contributor in browse lists?’ will remain ticked for all the authors. Click ‘save’ and repeat the same process for all the authors one by one. Please add all the authors as per the pre-decided sequence. Please fill the ‘languages’, ‘subjects’, ‘discipline’ and ‘key words’ fields appropriately. These fields are essential. Each key word MUST be added SEPARATELY one by one instead of 'copy/paste' all the key words together. Please click ‘save and continue’. 
10. You are now in ‘confirmation’ tab. Please click ‘finish submission’. Congratulations, you have successfully completed your submission to FAAUST journal of biology.
11. You can track the status/progress of your article through editorial process any time by logging into your account.