To submit an abstract, you would have to register. The registration and submission of abstracts are free. The last date of abstract submission is 25th July 2021. You will be notified about the decision of acceptance (or rejection) by 26th July 2021.

General guidelines

Only abstracts written in English language in all parts (including title, abstract text, names of the authors, affiliations, table, figure and graph) will be eligible for submission.

Abstract must contain the original work that has never been published or presented at another international meeting at the time of submission, and/or before the GISICON 2021. However, abstracts submitted to, or presented at, local and national meetings may be submitted. All original research should be approved by a human (or animal) research ethical committee. Before starting of the article submission, you have to indicate your abstract categories as per the following:

  • Helicobacter pylori
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Gut microbiota
  • Abdominal tuberculosis
  • Luminal infections: Miscellaneous
  • Viral infections - Basic Science
  • Viral infections - Clinical
  • Other Liver Related Infections
  • Liver – Miscellaneous
  • Biliary: Cholangitis
  • Infected Pancreatic Necrosis
  • Endoscopy Related Infections
  • Surgical site infection

Please follow the following abstract structure guidelines for preparing your abstract before submission.

Abstract Format

Title: The title should be capitalised on the first letter of the important words and should not be more than 45 words.

Authors’name and affiliation: Authors’ name should be in ‘surname-last format’, capitalised on the first letter of each name. Presenting author’s name should be highlighted. Authors’ affiliation should contain the name of institution, city and country. A maximum of 20 authors are allowed for one abstract.

Abstract text:The abstract text should be divided into the following headings: Background/Aims, Methods, Results and Conclusion. Only ONE table, figure or graph is allowed for each abstract and they should be referred to be in the abstract text. Word limit for an abstract without an appendix is 300 and 250 if the abstract carries a table, figure or graph. A figure or graph should be uploaded separately either in the JPEG, TIFF or PNG file format. The maximum file size of each figure/graph is 500 KB. The maximum pixel size of the graph/ image is 600(w) x 800(h) pixel.

No more than five keywords are allowed for each abstract.


The best five abstracts will be selected for the oral presentation during the conference. The best three of the five will be given the following price:

  • First prize: Rs 15000/-
  • Second prize: Rs 10000/-
  • Third prize: Rs 5000/-
  • You will be notified about the decision for best of five abstracts by 26th July 2021.

    The abstract will be published in the Journal of Gastrointestinal Infections Society of India. The presenting author is expected to present the abstract during their designated oral or poster session. Details of the presentation session will be notified by email. Failure to present during designated oral or poster session will automatically be disqualified for any award.
    If you have queries regarding online submission or abstract-related matters, please email us at [email protected]