Peer review process

The review process is an important aspect of the publication process of an article. It helps an editor in making decision on an article and also enables the author to improve the manuscript. Each title of the Journal offers the highest standards of peer review, overseen by expert editors and editorial boards. Our editorial teams evaluate submissions on the grounds of relevance, sound methodology, and clarity.

Our peer-review process is double blind.

Double blind review:

  • Both the reviewer and the author are anonymous.
  • Author anonymity prevents any reviewer bias, for example based on an author’s country of origin or previous controversial work.
  • Articles written by prestigious or renowned authors are considered based on the content of their papers, rather than their reputation.
  • Reviewers can often identify the author through their writing style, subject matter or self-citation.

Manuscripts are assigned to members of the editorial board of the journal or other qualified reviewers. Reviewers make one of the following recommendations:

  • Accept As Is
  • Requires Minor Corrections
  • Requires Major Revision
  • Reject on grounds of (please be specific)

The review reports are sent to the authors. The reviewers’ names and affiliations are removed from the review reports.

Only an editor has the authority to “Accept” or “Reject” a manuscript. If a manuscript is “Accepted”, an Acceptance letter is issued to the author(s) and the manuscripts are processed for publication.

If a manuscript is rejected, the authors are informed of the decision and no further processing is done on the manuscript.

If a manuscript requires improvement, it is sent to the author(s) with the editor’s recommendation for further revision. The editor makes a final decision on the revised to “Accept” or “Reject” the manuscript.