Set forth by the editorial board of Nyayik Vigyan Journal, the policy describes the outlines of the publication process of our journal. Specifically, Nyayik Vigyan adopts and attempts to cohere to its standards and requirements.
Editorial Policies are the strategies set forward by the editors or editorial board of a journal. Editorial Board of Nyayik Vigyan Journal expects writers to keep an eye on the criteria of integrity in research and the communication of research results and conclusion. The editor should fulfill all the responsibilities towards authors, reviewers, readers, etc.
RECTITUDE AND RESPONSIBILITY
By submitting a manuscript to NVJFRCI, the author (s) warrant that the manuscript is their own original work and that it has neither been published previously nor is currently being considered for publication elsewhere.
An author should not normally publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in multiple journals or publication venues. Such redundant publication is generally considered constituting unethical publishing behavior, and if discovered may result in a manuscript under consideration being rejected, or a published article being retracted.
Nyayik Vigyan Committee recommends the authorship based on the following criteria:
- Registration and Copyright form must be signed by the author and co-authors.
- The author should read and agree on the Nyayik Vigyan Journal policies before submission of their manuscript.
- Author and Co-authors must review the manuscript individually for impeccable content before the final submission of publication.
- The author should take responsibility, if the manuscript submission, is found to be deceitful with his/her co-authors.
- Every single person who contributed to the submission of a manuscript, but did not meet the criteria for authorship, should be acknowledged.
- Funding organizations or other sources should also be acknowledged.
- Editors must look for the views of other members in the improvement of journal processes.
- Editors should keep an eye on reviewing method that it should be unbiased.
- Editors must follow the law of confidentiality.
- Editors must carefully check the content for plagiarism and then only approve it for publication.
- The Editor may consult with the Associate Editor and other members of the editorial team, as well as with reviewers, in making publication decisions.
- NVJFRCI’s reviewers perform work for the journal on a volunteer basis. Reviewers are free to decline invitations to review particular manuscripts at their discretion, for example, if their current employment workload and/or other commitments make it prohibitive for them to complete a review in a timely fashion and to do justice to the task in the available timeframe. They should also not accept manuscript review assignments for which they feel unqualified.
- Reviewers who have accepted manuscript assignments are normally expected to submit their reviews within three weeks.
- The reviewer must be expertise in his/her research area.
- Reviewers must comment on ethical questions and fraudulent in the submitted manuscript indirectly to the author.
The NVJFRCI all submitted manuscript data are honestly and accurately prepared. NVJFRCI will conduct an inquiry if any counterfeit data are suspected.
Reviewing is an important aspect of the publication process. The blind peer-review procedure is followed by the editorial board for reviewing all the manuscripts.
Editor-in-chief has the authority to decide finally whether to accept or reject a manuscript.
Amendment in the authorship of a published manuscript can be requested only by the main author and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and implemented after approval by the Editor-in-chief. The Editor-in-chief reserves the right to accept or reject the request.
There could be numerous circumstances in which conflict of interest can occur, therefore, in such kind of situation the author, the reviewer must inform the editorial board to get a clear solution and review the manuscript impartially.
Editorial Board is concerned about the confidentiality of the submitted manuscript. Exchange of manuscript information is done between the editorial board and authors.