REVIEW PROCESS

REVIEW PROCESS

1. Initially after receipt of all the submissions a plagiarism check shall take place.

2. Articles having similarity index of less than 10% (in exceptional cases less than 15%), shall be send to the team of Assistant Editors, keeping the personal details of the authors confidential, who shall look into the format and citations of all the submissions and shall provide their feedbacks for further improvement.

3. The Articles then shall be submitted to the Associate Editors who shall constitute the first level of Peer Review Committee (PRC-1) comprising of experts from the field of law who shall review the content of the Articles and place their feedbacks for further improvement. They shall also possess the power to reject submissions for publication provided reasons for such rejection shall be listed in writing.

4. Simultaneously, the Associate Editors shall also send the submissions for review to the Second Peer Review Committee (PRC-2) which shall be constituted with experts from English Literature. PRC-2 shall review the grammatical correctness of the submissions and shall do minor editing, if necessary. They shall also provide their feedbacks for further improvements in the submissions. However, they shall not have the power to reject submissions from getting published.

5. The Assistant Editors will then compile all the feedbacks into a single document and shall send them to the respective authors for necessary amendments. The authors shall send back the amended articles within stipulated time after which the assistant editors shall look into the articles for verifying that whether all the feedbacks have been fully complied or not. If complied then such articles shall be send to the Senior Editors and if not complied then the Assistant Editors shall have the authority to reject submissions from getting published after specifying the reasons in writing.

6. The selected articles shall then be send to the Senior Editors who shall constitute the Third Peer Review Committee (PRC-3) which shall consists of Doctorate experts from the field of law. They shall review the articles and shall mention that whether they shall be published or not. Their decision shall be of utmost importance.

7. All the selected articles shall then be submitted to the Editor-in-Chief who shall pass his comments.

8. After considering the comments of the Editor-in-Chief, the articles shall be submitted to the designing team who shall provide the draft of the Journal.

9. The draft shall be again submitted to all the members of Board of Editors (BOE) and also be submitted to all the members of Board of Advisors (BOA) for final review and suggestions.

10. After considering the final suggestions, the final copy shall be prepared which shall be send to the Core Team (CT) for taking approval for publication.