Preparing for Online Submission

The information outlined below describes how to prepare your manuscripts for submission to the journal. We suggest you read this in full before submitting your article.

Please follow these minimum standards while preparing the manuscript for peer-reviewing.

  • The submitted manuscript should be in Vietnamese or English language
  • The manuscript should be submitted as an MS Word Document (DOC or DOCX). Microsoft Word documents should not be locked or protected.
  • Ensure the manuscript adheres to the journal guidelines
  • All manuscripts are subjected to scientific peer review.
  • All manuscripts must be submitted via the OJS Vietnam Journal of Catalysis and Adsorption SystemAuthors need to create an account using their official work email address, or simply log in to begin the five-step submission process, if you have already registered.

Guidelines for Authors and Editorial Scope

♦ Preparation of Manuscript

All original research articles should be structured in the following manner.

♦ Title

The title should be concise and reflect the entire work of the submitted manuscript.

♦ Affiliation

Below the title, all author names should be mentioned along with Affiliation of each author. Each author affiliation should be identified by a superscript small numeral. Author for correspondence should be indicated by an asterisk.

♦ Abstract

Abstracts should not exceed more than 150 words and should not contain literature references. An abstract may not be necessary for short communications. The symbols, abbreviations, units, and nomenclature used in the text should be in conformity with the recommendations of IUPAC.

Abstracts need not be in a structured format.

It should clearly state the purpose of the work, methods used, key findings and major conclusion drawn from the work

Use of abbreviations in the abstract should be avoided however if essential should be expanded at its first appearance.

♦ Keywords

The author should provide 3 to 5 keywords, characterizing the scope of the paper

Keywords should be written in title case and separated by a comma.

Avoid general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, 'and', 'of').

♦ Introduction

State the background and mention clearly the objective of the present work, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

All the texts should be in Segoe UI Light 10 point, single line spacing, before spacing 0pt, after spacing 6pt. Papers in A4 size (29.7x21.0 cm) should be used. Margins of text are recommended as follows. Top and bottom margins are 2.5 cm, right and left margins are 2.0 cm. When starting a new section, one line space should be used.

♦ Experimentals

All materials and methods used should be clearly mentioned to allow other researchers to reproduce your work.

Wherever required, give correct formula used for calculation of the results.

♦ Results and discussion

Results obtained in the study should be subjected to appropriate statistical methods and presented clearly.

It should comprise of rationale and relevance of the present study along with the existing literature.

Discuss the lacuna in the area and to how much extent the present study answered the research question and give future directions for further research.

♦ Conclusion

Give the major conclusion from the present study.

This section may stand alone or be clubbed together with discussion.

♦ Acknowledgments

Acknowledge all those people who have helped during the work by providing facilities, personal assistance and funding if any.

♦ References

Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa).

Author(s) name(s), journal title/book title, chapter title/article title, year of publication, volume number/book chapter and the pagination must be present.

Journal names should be abbreviated according to the List of Title Word Abbreviations

You can also automatically format references from your Endnote citation manager using our style files.


1. M. Inoue, H. Kominami, T. Inui, Appl. Catal. A 121 (1995) 143-148.
2. M.V. Sargent, F.M. Dean, in: A.R. Katrizky, C.W. Rees (Eds.), Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry, Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1977, p. 599.
3. J. Ciric, US Patent 3 972 983 (1976), to Mobil Oil Corporation.


The template for Microsoft Word can be downloaded from

Copyright & Permissions

Copyright in Vietnam Journal of Catalysis and Adsorption articles

Information about the copyright licence for Vietnam Journal of Catalysis and Adsorption (JCA) articles is provided below.

Should you wish to make use of JCA article in a way not permitted by the appropriate licence, please contact the journal team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Inclusion of previously published material in your Vietnam Journal of Catalysis and Adsorption article

Authors preparing their articles for submission to the journal may wish to include material (such as figures and tables) from the previously published work of other authors.

Submitting authors are responsible for declaring to the journal team upon submission that an article contains reproduced content.

Before publication of any article reproducing previously published content, submitting authors will need to seek approval from the author and any publisher of that work.

The permission request form may be adapted for this purpose.

The journal team will take reasonable steps to identify any reproduced material that has not been declared.


Submit a Manuscript

All manuscripts must be submitted via the OJS Vietnam Journal of Catalysis and Adsorption SystemAuthors need to create an account using their official work email address, or simply log in to begin the five-step submission process, if you have already registered

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