Peer Review Policy

Double-blind peer review

Journal includes review articles, original research articles, short communications, etc. of medical sciences after being peer reviewed by esteemed faculties of medical science. The journal has a team of editors for each specialty from different parts/states of India.

An editor act as handling editor for manuscript submitted to his/her section. Number of editors for a particular specialty depends on the number of submissions journal attracts. They are specialist of considerable standing in their field having published articles in national and international journal of Medical Sciences.

The journal opts for a double blind review policy. The editor makes initial evaluation of submitted script, and if finds suitable, manuscript is sent to one or two peer reviewers having specialization in the concerned field. Once the reviews are returned, the editor evaluates these and makes an initial recommendation [reject, accept, request minor/major correction]. The manuscript, with reviewer's comments, is sent back to the author. Once the author submits the revised manuscript, the editor reviews the revised manuscript and reaches the decision on the manuscript. The editor may send the manuscript back to the reviewer if s/he finds it necessary..

The criteria used for acceptance of a given manuscript are determined by the reviewer reports.

Open Access Policy

BJKines - National Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences [p-ISSN 2231-6140 & eISSN 2395-7859] is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to use articles published on BJKines-NJBAS for non-commercial use to read, download, use as citation, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author but at the same time due credit should be given to author & publisher by putting web link of the article. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

Licensing Policy

BJKines- National Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences publishes open access articles under Creative Commons Attribution Non commercial 4.0 International license.
The license permits users to:

  • Share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) or adapt (remix, transform, and build upon) the material for Non commercial use only under the following terms:
    • Attribution: The user must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
    • No additional restrictions: You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.