• PUBLICATION ETHICS

  • Publication Ethics & Practices

  • The chief editor and the managing editor are responsible and take decision to select the articles for publication after blind review process.
  • The chief editor or the managing editor do not carry any rights to influence the reviewers for acceptance of the papers.
  • There should be a fair-play while selecting the papers irrespective of caste, greed, race, citizenship or sexual orientation. Paper selection should be on intellectual merit.
  • The chief editor, managing editor and the editorial staff should not disclose any information of the submitted manuscript to anyone other than the author, reviewer and publisher.
  • Any unpublished material of the submitted manuscript should not be used by anyone without the consent of the author.
  • The PJMTR journal does not levy any publication charges from the author.
  • Instructions to Reviewers

    • Paper received for PJMTR undergo blind review process.
    • Review process help in taking editorial decisions and in improvising the paper.
    • Reviewer’s name shall be kept anonymous before sending the comments to authors.
    • The author’s name are kept confidential and only chief editor and managing editor will be privy to it.
    • A reviewer who feels unqualified to review the assigned manuscript should notify promptly to the chief editor.
    • Any manuscript received by the reviewer should be kept highly confidential and should not be shared to others, except the chief editor.
    • The review process should be conducted objectively and there should not be any personal criticism. The views expressed by the reviewer should have justification for their arguments.
    • The review process should be conducted objectively and there should not be any personal criticism. The views expressed by the reviewer should have justification for their arguments.
    • The reviewer should look out for sources of acknowledgment cited by the authors. In-case the reviewer finds substantially similar manuscript, it should be immediately bought to the notice of the chief editor and managing editor.
    • Any useful information found in the review process, should not be used for personal advantage.
    • The review process should not take more than 6 weeks. Reviewer should abstain himself from reviewing paper which have conflicts of interest arising from relationship with authors, collaborative connections, institutions connected to the paper.

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