1. Timeliness in reviewing is essential. Please
complete the review process in the time given for review. Therefore, check your
2. If you suspect any conflict of interest,
please disclose potential conflicts of interest.
3. Report suspected plagiarism or other breaches
of ethics. The manuscript should be rejected immediately.
4. Manuscripts should be considered confidential.
Please read the “Ethical Obligations for Editors and Reviewers” below.
5. Prepare your review report including your
comments for authors under following headings:
Ø The merit of the study
Ø Introduction to manuscript
Ø Relevance & Significance
Ø Discussion and Conclusion.
Ø References (APA 7 Manual)
Ø Review report should be written in the
review section provided for you in the journal management system, or write your
review report and upload as a separate file.
Ø Do not make any revision or suggestions on
the main document (manuscript).
Ø For revision required or rejection: If you
requested revision of the article or rejected the article, be sure to provide
Ethical Obligations for Editors and Reviewers:
Ø A Reviewer should give unbiased consideration to all manuscripts offered
for publication, judging each on its merits
without regard to race, religion, nationality, sex, seniority, or institutional
affiliation of the author(s).
Ø A Reviewer editor should consider
manuscripts submitted for publication with all reasonable speed and attention.
The sole responsibility for acceptance or rejection of a manuscript rests with
the editor. Manuscripts may be rejected without review if considered inappropriate
for the journal.
Ø A Reviewer should not disclose information
about a manuscript under consideration to anyone other than those from whom
professional advice is sought. After a decision, the editor may disclose
manuscript titles and authors’ names of papers that have been accepted for
Ø A Reviewer should respect the intellectual
independence of authors.