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Editor is the point of contact for the authors, reviewers and the publisher. Editor is key factor deals with any received information, complained or misconduct by the author or reviewer. The only editor has the right to take decision on a manuscript whether to accept or reject for publication. Some important guidelines are given below following the Guidelines for editors and Code of Conduct of COPE.

  • Editor is responsible to maintain the integrity of the published literature contents and overall quality of the publication, which he can ensure with the help of reviewer.
  • Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article according to journal policies.
  • Editor is entitled to carry out decision-making in consultation with reviewers or members of the editorial board.
  • Manuscript received for review must be treated as confidential document.
  • Editor should assign appropriate reviewer to the manuscript depending on the topic of manuscript.
  • Editor should give unbiased consideration to each manuscript submitted for publication, and should judge each on its merits, without regard to race, religion, nationality, sex, seniority, or institutional affiliation of the author.
  • The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about the manuscript received to anyone except the corresponding author, reviewers, editorial assistant and the publisher.
  • Submitted manuscript must not be used in any form by editor's own work. Editors should not allow any conflicts of interest between staff, authors, reviewers and board members.
  • Editor should make all reasonable effort to process submitted manuscripts in an efficient and timely manner.
  • When authentic errors in published work are pointed out by any person, which do not make the work invalid, Editors should make corrections as soon as possible.
  • Editor is responsible to retract the paper if the published work is not valid or if consist any errors.