Review and Publication Process
The journal follows a systematic review and publication policy.
Step – 1: The submitted manuscript is acknowledged within 24 hours upon receipt.
Step – 2: The manuscript/paper is sent to two reviewers (paper without the name and affiliations of the author(s). The review process takes maximum two weeks.
Step – 3: The review reports are collected from the reviewers and the executive editor will send the review reports to the authors including all terms and conditions of the publication.
Step – 4: If the paper is accepted, the executive editor will ask the author/corresponding author to pay the publication fee of the journal within the specified time. If the paper is accepted subject to modification, the executive editor will send the review reports to the author/corresponding author including a formal request to modify the paper by seven days as per the suggestions of the reviewers. The executive author will send the modified paper to the same reviewers of the said paper to justify the modifications. If the paper is again returned by the reviewers, the paper is said to be finally rejected. The journal will not proceed with the said paper. However, in case of very minor changes, the editorial board may consider the paper for further modifications.
Step – 5: The accepted paper is processed for publication (soft copy) upon the successful completion of the journal’s terms and conditions (It takes maximum three days after receiving the publication fee). The author may ask for acceptance letter after making the payment of publication fee. The acceptance letter is issued within two days of publication fee receipt.
Step – 6: Proof Reading. The executive editor will send the processed paper for publication (MS Word) to the author/corresponding author for proof reading.
Step – 7: The paper is published online first. The executive editor will notify the author/corresponding author about online publication with necessary download link. The author/corresponding author may request for any correction in published paper (in case of extremely important changes) within three days of online publication.
Step – 8: The journal is published in print within one week of online publication.
Step – 9: The executive editor will ask the authors of the published papers to send their correct and complete mailing address (with proper ZIP Code and postal code) by three days after print publication.
Step – 10: The executive editor will send the hard copy of the journal to the authors within one month after print publication.