The Journal works with the vision that a published work should be visualized by more and more people for their intellectual benefits. Therefore we provide all the published work unrestricted and open for the readers online.
In order to bear the variable costs associated with online publishing paradigm and maintenance of the journals, we solely depends on the authors who have submitted manuscripts. The contributions solicited from the authors are also used in collaboration services, promotions and citations which ultimately helps in increasing the visualization of the published manuscripts.
We provide discount and waiver facility for the authors on the following bases:
- The quality of data interpretation and analysis.
- The methods used for analysis.
- Uniqueness of the manuscript development objective
- Ethical aspects consideration of the manuscript.
The Journal has the provision to provide waiver of up to 50% of article processing charges for the authors who have genuine reasons and for the authors who belong to underdeveloped countries. Authors please note that the request for waiver or discount has to be made at the time of submission of manuscript.
No submission charges
The journal works with a protocol of no charges as a submission fee. APCs only apply to articles accepted for publication and there are no other hidden charges for publishing The manuscripts are submitted free of charge. In case of acceptance, an Article Processing Fee (APF) will be charged to cover the costs incurred in different facets.
If an author has inability to pay APC, we assist the authors with waivers in APC. The authors based in the World Bank list of low income and lower-middle-income countries are eligible for a fee waiver.
There are no charges for rejected article, and no surcharges based on the figures or supplementary data.
The authors are requested to pay the Article Processing Charges according to following list:
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Please note: In case the manuscript is more than 5 pages, a nominal additional charge of 10 USD per page is charged for fast track peer review and publication process. This provision also safeguards the interests of other authors.