Peer Review Policy

Policy

1. All articles submitted to the journal are subject to strict editorial review and double-blind peer review. All articles are sent to the subject expert peer reviewers for their objective opinion on the quality of content, literature review, research methodology, discussion, arguments, and conclusion.
2. All manuscripts are reviewed fairly based on the intellectual content of the paper regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, citizenry, or political values of the author(s).
3. Any observed conflict of interest during the review process must be communicated to the Editor.
4. All information about the manuscript is kept confidential. Any information that may be the reason for the rejection of a manuscript must be communicated to the concerned Section Editor only.
We are disclosing here review parameters so that authors can understand the review process and its efficiency.


Editorial Flow of a Manuscript

Each manuscript passes through the following reviews and corrections after submission till final publication.
1. Internal Editorial Review: In the first step, one section editor will evaluate the manuscript based on (i) Suitability with the focus and scope of the journal and (ii) Manuscript structure as mentioned in author guidelines.
2. External Peer Review: The manuscript accepted in step 1 is sent to one subject expert for their comments and suggestions per the review parameters and policy mentioned above.
3. Revisions advise to authors: The manuscript that is accepted in step 2 will receive (i) Language correction advice, (ii) a Peer-reviewed article file, (iii) a Turnitin report (if it has issues), (iv) a Journal template, and (v) Editorial advice.
4. Final acceptance: After we receive the revised manuscript, the editor will evaluate the revised version, make the final decision, and communicate with the author. Authors may be asked to do a re-revision if necessary to fit the journal’s quality standards.
5. In the final publication stage, the author will again receive a blueprint of the final galley for proofreading. After this manuscript is published and authors are informed by e-mail.


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