MALPRACTICE STATEMENT OF THE JOURNAL AIIJRMSST
1. Publication and authorship:
Ø The Authors should cite the references in the APA style format; if necessary the author should take the written permission from the original authors.
Ø The Authors should send the Originality certificate. The article should not exceed the Plagiarism to the extent of 25% in the Literature Review. Other than Literature Review there should not be any plagiarism.
Ø The Author should not send the fraudulent / duplicitous data.
Ø The Author should not publish the same research paper in more than one journal.
Ø Funding through donations/ borrowings.
2. Author's responsibilities:
Ø Authors shall agree to participate in double blind peer review process.
Ø The Research work shall be a significant contribution to the society.
Ø All the Authors should send the originality certificate stating that the research work is original, real and authentic as in enclosed format duly signed by the all authors.
Ø Authors shall oblige to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes if any.
3. Peer review / responsibility for the reviewers:
Ø Review comments / Judgment should be objective and unbiased.
Ø Reviewers should have no conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors and / or research funders.
Ø Incase if the reviewers not cited references, the same should be informed.
Ø Reviewed articles should not be misused and confidentiality should be maintained.
4. Editorial responsibilities:
Ø Editorial board has complete responsibility and authority to accept or reject an article.
Ø Editorial board will preserve anonymity of reviewers.
Ø Editorial board should have no conflict of interest with respect to articles they accept/reject.
Ø Editorial board accepts the articles only when it meets the standards of the journal.
5. Publishing ethics issues
Ø Publisher shall have ethics of monitoring/safeguarding of publication works.
Ø Publisher have the rights of retracting articles, if found violations.
Ø Publisher maintains the integrity / truthfulness of the academic record.
Ø Publisher never compromises the with the quality, intellectual and ethical standards.
Ø Publisher is bound to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.
Ø Publisher follows systematic procedure for articles.
Step1: Plagiarism- Less than 25% (only in Literature Review).
Step2: Standards as per the Guidelines of Authors.
Step3: Double Blind Peer Review.
Step4: Review comments for corrections.
Step5: After Corrections receiving Originality Certificate.
Step6: Printing and Publication/ hosting the soft copy of the Journal in the website.
Step7: Sending the Journal copies along with certificates to the authors.