Instructions for Reviewers (Reviewer Guidelines)
The submitted manuscript will be peer reviewed by the reviewer who belongs to the same field or whose research interest is the same. Manuscript is assigned to an editor, who in turn chooses one or more editorial board members or reviewers to review it.
After receiving the invitation reviewers should check whether the topic is within their area of expertise or not. He/she should intimate their availability to complete the review in given time.
The Reviewer can tell their opinion of accepting or declining the invitation and they can refer their colleagues who belong to the same field so the editor can send them the invitations to review the manuscript.
- The reviewer after accepting the invitation should check the manuscript title page twice and acknowledgement for conflicts of info provided (about author(s), organization and funds).
- The Reviewer should contact the Editor if they need more time to review the manuscript.
- During the review process if you feel the research paper do not fit the scope of interest you may intimate it to the editor.
- Reviewer should not contact the author and have discussion about the manuscript.
- Reviewer should not use the content of the manuscript and protect it from any sort of violation.
- Criticism should be presented dispassionately and offensive remarks are not acceptable.
- Confidential remarks to be done and you can advise the editor for acceptance, rejection or modification.
- The final decision will be taken by the editor whether to modify, accept or reject a manuscript.
- You can submit it to the editor who is the decision maker and you may not save the copy of your review.