International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences (IJCMAS)
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IJCMAS operates peer review process based on the guidelines of Committee on Publication Ethics

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Publishing Policy

Editorial Review Policy

Editorial Review Policy

The International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences (IJCMAS) is committed to maintaining the highest standards of editorial review to ensure the quality, integrity, and impact of the research we publish. Our editorial review process adheres to the guidelines provided by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) to promote ethical and transparent publishing practices. The following guidelines outline our editorial review policy:

  1. Editorial Independence: The IJCMAS editorial team operates independently, free from any undue influence or interference, including those from the journal's publisher or any external parties. The editorial decisions are based solely on the scientific merit, validity, and relevance of the submitted manuscripts.
  2. Peer Review Process: All manuscripts submitted to IJCMAS undergo rigorous peer review by experts in the relevant field. The peer review process is conducted in a double-blind manner, ensuring that the identities of both the authors and reviewers are kept confidential.
  3. Reviewer Selection: Reviewers are selected based on their expertise, knowledge, and experience in the subject area of the manuscript. IJCMAS aims to ensure that reviewers have no conflicts of interest with the authors or their work.
  4. Confidentiality: Reviewers are required to maintain the confidentiality of the manuscripts they review. They must not disclose, share, or use the information obtained through the review process for personal gain or unauthorized purposes.
  5. Objective and Constructive Feedback: Reviewers are expected to provide unbiased, objective, and constructive feedback on the manuscripts they review. They should identify strengths and weaknesses, offer suggestions for improvement, and comment on the scientific validity, methodology, data analysis, and ethical considerations of the research.
  6. Editorial Decision-making: The editorial team, based on the reviewers' feedback, evaluates the manuscripts and makes informed decisions regarding their acceptance, revision, or rejection. The final decision is communicated to the authors along with reviewers' comments, ensuring transparency and accountability in the decision-making process.
  7. Timeliness and Efficiency: IJCMAS is committed to ensuring timely and efficient editorial review. We strive to provide prompt feedback to authors and complete the review process within a reasonable timeframe.
  8. Continuous Improvement: IJCMAS continually seeks to improve its editorial review process by soliciting feedback from authors, reviewers, and the scientific community. We value suggestions for enhancing the quality and efficiency of our publication procedures.

By adhering to these editorial review guidelines, IJCMAS aims to maintain the highest standards of quality, transparency, and integrity in the publication of research. We appreciate the valuable contributions of our reviewers, authors, and the scientific community in upholding these standards.