Malpractice and ethical statement policy
The Journal practices strict standards when it comes to ethical issues and malpractices. Following are the guidelines to ensure no malpractice or ethical issues are there in the journal system.
- The editors and reviewers will maintain complete confidentiality when it comes to the information of the users/authors and the manuscript.
- Editors will not use unpublished information disclosed in a submitted manuscript for their own research purposes without the authors’ explicit written consent.
- The reviewers will recuse themselves from considering manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships/connections with any of the authors,
- All the papers submitted will undergo a double-blind peer-review process.
- Any manuscripts that are found to have ethical concerns such as plagiarism and data distortion will be retracted.
- Authors should ensure that they have written and submitted only entirely original works, and if they have used the work and/or words of others, that this has been appropriately cited.
- The journal will not accept manuscripts that have been published in other journals and will not entertain such practices.
- All the manuscripts submitted for publication must undergo the plagiarism check.
- Authors should ensure that proper citation and acknowledgment is stated in their paper if they use data or information from other sources or from the work of other people.