Ethical Norms for Editors
The editorial team of the journal will decide which of the articles submitted should be published. Decision for the same will be guided by the policies and norms of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.
The editor(s) and any editorial staff or publisher must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript of any article to anyone but the corresponding author, reviewers as appropriate.
An editorial team will evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, ethnicity, citizenship, or political/religious philosophy of the authors.
Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research, partly or completely, without the written consent of the author.
Ethical Norms for Reviewers
- Peer review guides and helps the editorial team in making editorial decisions regarding specific article reviewed and also suggests the author for better quality of the paper.
- Article sent for review must be accessed immediately within stipulated time. Any selected reviewer who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or finds that its prompt review will not be possible should bring to the notice of the editor
- Any manuscripts received for review must be always treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with any unauthorised directly or indirectly.
- Reviews should be conducted objectively without personal criticism. Reviewer should express their opinions clearly with appropriate comments.
- Reviewers should identify relevant published work in respect to citation. Any reference mentioned in article must be accompanied by the relevant citation. References must be in the style suggested.
- Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must not be disclosed and not used for personal interest. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts for review in which they have conflicts of interest due to any reason with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.