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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, RTF, or WordPerfect 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, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author(s) must register JARS ThaiJO website (https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jars). All manuscripts and all materials must be submitted online ONLY via the JARS ThaiJO website. Please be noted that in order to publish manuscripts in JARS, there is NO FEE OR CHARGE in any stage of publication process.

Please prepare the manuscript precisely by following the formats given by the JARS's editorial board.

The manuscript can be in both Thai and English. The author(s) should prepare the manuscripts by using Microsoft Word software for Windows with Browallia New font type (14 pt.) throughout the text. The manuscripts' length should be between 12 and 25 standard A-4 size single-spaced pages or maximum of 4,000 - 7,000 words in English. Please leave 25 mm. for top and bottom margins, 35 mm. for left margin, and 17 mm. for right margin.  Please use numbering system in headings and subheadings. All the headings should be flushed left and typed in upper case and lower case letters. The use of language should be concise and consistent. English spelling should refer to Webster Dictionary. Thai spelling should refer to The Royal Institute, Thailand.


Title should be concise and informative. Abbreviations and formulae should be avoided where possible. The title needs to be in both Thai and English.


Please clearly indicate the given name(s), family name(s) of each author, authors' affiliation and email address. The correspondent author needs to be identified. This section required in both Thai and English languages.


Provide a one-paragraph abstract of 200-300 words. Authors should also include up to six keywords from the article. For Thai authors, both Thai and English version of abstract and keywords are required. 


Each article should be divided into three sections: introductory section, body section, and references section. The introductory section includes article’s title, author’s name(s), full address of the author’s institution or affiliation, abstract, and keywords. The body section includes introduction, main text, result, discussion, conclusion, and acknowledgements (if any). The references section includes references, bibliography (if any), and appendix (if any).


Figures and tables should be numbered in sequence, and each of which should be referred to in the text. All figures and tables should have captions. Figure captions should be centered beneath the picture. In Thai article, please provide English caption in bracket as an addition to Thai caption. Table captions should be flushed left above the table. Accurate references to figures and tables are also required, and must not violate any copyrights. Please provide figures with high quality, TIFF file format at least 300 dpi resolution should accompany the paper.


In-text citations, the list of references, and bibliography must be in English and follow the style of American Psychological Association (APA) 6th edition style. Please use English language for referencing. Thai reference must be spelled or translated in English. Examples of References are as follows

1) Book

De Vaus, D. A. (2014). Surveys in social research. Sydney, Australia: Allen & Unwin.

2) Book chapter

McKenzie, H., Boughton, M., Hayes, L., & Forsyth, S. (2008). Explaining the complexities and value of nursing practice and knowledge. In I. Morley & M. Crouch (Eds.), Knowledge as value: Illumination through critical prisms (pp. 209-224). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi.

3) Journal article

Cheung, J. M. Y., Bartlett, D. J., Armour, C. L., Laba, T. L., & Saini, B. (2018). To drug or not to drug: A qualitative study of patients’ decision-making processes for managing insomnia. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 16(1), 1-26. doi:10.1080/15402002.2016.1163702

4) Webpage with an author

HealthTimes. (2015). The future of aged care nursing in Australia. Retrieved from https://healthtimes.com.au/hub/aged-care/2/news/nc1/the-future-of-aged-care-nursing-in-australia/495/

5) Webpage with no author

$250m funding boost for malaria vaccine. (2003). Retrieved from https://www.abc.net.au/news/2003-09-22/250m-funding-boost-for-malaria-vaccine/1482220

6) Newspaper article

Fellner, C. (2019, April 7). Time bomb: Two new cases as NSW faces worst measles outbreak in years. The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved from https://www.smh.com.au

7) Government publication

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2018). Physical activity across the life stages. Canberra, Australia: Author.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2018). Physical activity across the life stages. Retrieved from https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/physical-activity/physical-activity-across-the-life-stages/contents/table-of-contents

Furher reference format, please check guidance for the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th edition style.