For Reviewers

1. Timeliness in reviewing is essential. Please complete the review process in the time given for review. Therefore, check your dashboard frequently.

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  Presentation

Ø  The merit of the study

Ø  Introduction to manuscript

Ø  Methodology

Ø  Results

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 evidence.

 

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 publication.

Ø  A Reviewer should respect the intellectual independence of authors.