Editorial board policy
All the members are expected to strive to meet the high ethical and publications standards in accordance to COPE and ICMJE guidelines.
Editors should hold the responsibility for the whole Journal content
Contribute to Journal development and management through generous relationship with other board members
proptect the integrity in the published work
Represent and promote the journal at academic meetings and conferences.
Editors should ensure the protection of eindividual data and maintain confidentiality
Elevate Journal's reputation among their affiliated academic community
the person who plays a vital role in assuring the quality and integrity of the manuscript content
An academic rank above Assistant professor or Associate Professor or equivalent.
The Editor-in-Chief has a vital role in the success of a Journal. They should guarantee the quality and integrity of the content found in the Journal. It is their primary responsibility to educate and communicate the vision to the authors, readers, editorial board members and publisher.
Editor-in-Chief should take the whole responsibility of the Journal and He/She should be familiar with the subject literature, research design, statistics, publication ethics and standards.
Should encourage submission of quality articles by writing Editorials on the Journal's performance.
Should be responsible in selection and rotation of Editorial Board members, maintenance and development of Journal, participation in review process and look for appropriateness.
Should conduct annual meetings and educate the Editorial Board members with updated information and new policies of the Journal.
Set annual objectives and assign responsibilities to the Board members for peer review process and ensure their timely completion.
Sets annual objectives on peer review process and timely publication, evaluate the performance of Board members and encourage promotions appropriately. Should act accordingly in taking action to improve the objectives that are not achieved timely.
Should recommend Editorial office promptly when approached on the account of rejection or acceptance of a manuscript in relation to the scope, manuscript transfer or re-submission requests while ensuring the readers interest, significance of the study, readability and wide accessibility.
Generally, after the peer review process and initial editing, the manuscript comes to the Editor-in-Chief for the final approval. The final decision to accept or reject of an article will be held with Editor-in-Chief. He/She should cross check the content quality, writing style and construction, grammar, spellings, data presentation and organization prior to take the final decision.
Should ensure that the manuscript is neither plagiarized nor published elsewhere. If the paper found plagiarized or infringed, the Editor-in-Chief has the right to reject the article straight away.
Associate Editor Criteria
An academic rank above Assistant professor or equivalent.
The Associate Editor requires to be well versed with policies related to the journal, online publication, authors, editors and reviewers.
Qualification: PhD or pursuing PhD from a renowned university.
He/she should possess good interpersonal skills and encourage submission of high quality manuscripts and assist Senior Editor in monitoring the quality of the manuscript content.
He/she must participate in annual meetings and communicate other members of the editorial board with updated information and new policies of the Journal.
He/she should monitor the manuscripts for writing style, language, presentation according to the Journal's policy and instructions.
He/she should ensure effective peer review process and timely publication.