All variety of articles submitted to PJR go through double blind peer-reviewed process. The article submitted in the category of ‘Original Research’ presents scientific research that complies with the editorial policies PJR encourages the use of simple language and small phrases. PJR expects that regardless of category, the content submitted has not been published elsewhere. If the results have been presented as an abstract in a conference, it should be declared at the time of submission.
We offer double-blind peer review policy for all types of publications submitted to PJR in order to preserve the anonymity of both the author and reviewer throughout the consideration process. The editorial officers are responsible for keeping their manuscript identity confidential for double-blind peer review, all such details that may reveal the author’s identity must be removed. All sorts of conflicts of interest must be disclosed within the cover letter. We recommend authors to acknowledge all contributors but to maintain confidentiality the details must only be revealed within the cover letter to maintain the blind peer review policy.
In order to maintain timely publications, the reviewers are asked to respond within the days assigned for the review of the particular manuscript. In case of delay, the reviewers are recommended to inform the journal editor so that the status regarding the manuscript can be communicated to the authors and meanwhile other alternatives can be preferred by the staff editors.
The manuscripts submitted in PJR are read by the staff editors. Only those papers that meet the editorial criteria are sent for formal review from international as well as national reviewer. Those papers judged by the editors to be of insufficient general interest or otherwise inappropriate are rejected promptly without external review.
Plagiarism is stealing others ideas, text or results and incorporating them into one’s own manuscript. The plagiarized manuscript that is presented with large copy-pasted data is inappropriate and would not be considered for publication in PJR. If any article under process in PJR is identified having plagiarism will lead to an explanation from authors and the publication process will be stopped. The authors will be given a fair chance to explain and justify their actions. In case of an unsatisfactory response that is more than 15% plagiarism, the article will be retracted. The notice of such retraction will be published online immediately and in the next issue of the printed version of the journal.
Once plagiarism turns out to be evident post-publication, PJR might correct or retract the publication depending on the degree of plagiarism. PJR uses Turnitin for Similarity Check.
Copy right policy
Copyright refers to the legal right of the author for his manuscript. The right to copy is reserved till the original author gives permission for reproducing the work again.
PJR Copyright policy gives authors of original material the exclusive right to further use and duplicate that material for a given amount of time, at which point the copyrighted item becomes public domain. Authors reserves the right to use the article freely as long as its original authors and citation details are acknowledged
The article and any associated published material is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0). Under Creative Commons Attribution License any scholar is free to share or allowed to copy the work along with proper referencing to the original author whereas, the scholar who is adapting the work is restricted to use the statements like ‘all rights reserved’ OR any other statement which takes the work under their proprietorship.
Open Access Policy
PJR publishes fully open access journals, which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication, without requiring a subscription to the journal. The journals are online first which allows authors, within a set deadline, to revise their posted article before printing. All the articles undergo double blind and editorial peer-review and quality control.