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Authors who publish in MET retain copyright to their work. It is a condition of publication that manuscripts submitted to this journal have not been published and will not be simultaneously submitted or published elsewhere. Plagiarism is strictly forbidden, and by submitting the article for publication the authors agree that the publishers have the legal right to take appropriate action against the authors, if plagiarism or fabricated information is discovered. Once submitted to the journal, the author may not withdraw their manuscript at any stage prior to publication.

Articles are licensed under the terms of the xxxxxxxxxx, which permits the copying and redistribution of the material in any medium or format, as well as remixing, transformation, and building upon the material for any purpose, even commercially, provided appropriate credit is given, a link to the licence is provided, and provided it is indicated if any changes were made.

Copyright Letter:

It is a mandatory requirement that a signed copyright letter also be submitted along with the manuscript by the author to whom correspondence is to be addressed, delineating the scope of the submitted article declaring the potential competing interests, acknowledging contributions from authors and funding agencies, and certifying that the paper is prepared according to the 'Instructions for Authors'. All inconsistencies in the text and in the reference section, and any typographical errors must be carefully checked and corrected before the submission of the manuscript. The article should not contains no such any material or information that may be unlawful, defamatory, fabricated, plagiarized, or which would, if published, in any way whatsoever, violate the terms and conditions as laid down in the agreement. The authors acknowledge that the publishers have the legal right to take appropriate action against the authors for any such violation of the terms and conditions as laid down in the agreement. 

Permission for Reproduction:

Published/reproduced material should not be included unless you have obtained written permission from the copyright holder, which should be forwarded to the Editorial Office in case of acceptance of your article for publication.

Manuscript Preparation

The manuscript should be written in English in a clear, direct and active style. All pages must be numbered sequentially, facilitating in the reviewing and editing of the manuscript.

Professional editing services may be availed by the team available at MET for the correction of grammatical, scientific and typographical errors.

Manuscripts Published:

The journal accepts original research articles, review/mini-review articles and letter articles written in English.

Manuscript Length:

Research articles should be of 4000-6000 words excluding figures, structures, photographs, schemes, tables, etc.

The length of a published comprehensive review article is from 35000 to 40000 words with enough references excluding figures, structures, photographs, schemes, tables, etc.

Letters should be 3000-6000 words excluding figures, structures, photographs, schemes, tables, etc.

Conference Proceedings:

For proposals to publish conference proceedings in this journal, please contact us at email: XXXXXX

Manuscript Sections for Papers

Manuscripts submitted for research and review articles in the respective journal should be divided into the following sections:

  • Title
  • Title page
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • Text organization
  • Conclusion
  • List of abbreviations (if any)
  • Consent for Publication
  • Availability of Data and Materials
  • Funding
  • Conflict of interest
  • Acknowledgements
  • References
  • Appendices
  • Figures/illustrations (if any)
  • Chemical structures (if any)
  • Tables (if any)
  • Supportive/Supplementary material (if any)