The IJRAD accepts the article in the following categories:
Original Research Articles.
The manuscript should comprises of following in the said chronological order:
* Author(s) Affiliations with Email address
* Materials & Methods (Proposed/Implementation Method)
* Result & Discussion
* Acknowledgements (if any)
Author(s) submitting the manuscript(s) to IJRAD implies that the work is neither published nor considered for publication elsewhere.
Author(s) are asked to get the prior permission for the admitted content (text, tables, and figures) from the concerned author(s) / owner(s) (for print and online) and also advised to include such permission(s) and evidence while submitting their articles.
During the article submission, authors are asked to adhere "IJRAD Paper Template" and use the "Submit Manuscript" menu to upload the manuscript to IJRAD.
Author(s) are requested to submit the manuscript in the IJRAD Template either in .doc or .docx format only and not in the pdf format.
Manuscripts submitted to IJRAD are initially evaluated by the Editor to ensure the contribution, quality and plagiarism. Failing so will be rejected immediately.
After the initial screening process, the manuscripts are sent to reviewers for reviewing process. IJRAD adhere blind-review process to prevent the biasing of authors by reviewers in any means.
Based on the comments/suggestions from the reviewers, the IJRAD Editor categorizes the reviewed manuscript as;
* Accept with minor revision.
* Accept with major revision.
The IJRAD Editor deserves the final decision (accept/reject) on the submitted manuscript. The timeline from the initial submission to the decision takes approximately one to two weeks.
Once the manuscript is accepted, author(s) are asked to submit the manuscript in the IJRAD Template and Copyright Form (filled in the written form).
Upon receiving the manuscript in the IJRAD Template and Copyright Form, manuscript title will be showcased in the "Ahead of Issue" tab till the publishing date of the forthcoming issue. On the publishing day, the manuscripts in the "Ahead of Issue" tab will be considered for the current issue.
The same manuscript should not be submitted to other journals simultaneously.
The (submitted) manuscript either partly or in full is not published previously (plagiarism or self-plagiarism), unless the proposed method is the extension of previous work.
To increase the quantity of submission, splitting a single work into multiple parts and publishing in some journals or submitting to a single journal for several times should be avoided.
Fabrication/Manipulation of texts, tables and images in the conclusion part is not permissible.
It is the responsibility of the author(s) to provide the proper citation/acknowledgment(s) for others work/material(s).
Screening process may comprise plagiarism testing using software.
If required authors are requested to include an individual section for "Compliance with ethical standards" with the following statements:
(a) Potential conflicts of interest disclosure, (b) Participants (human/animal) involved in Research and (c) Informed consent.
If required, corresponding author(s) is responsible for preparing and submitting the compliance report/document during the review process.
It is the responsibility of the author(s) to fulfill the Ethical Standards with the said guidelines.
Upon failing to meet the guidelines, Editor's decision will be the final regarding the manuscript status.
To have a complete and transparent process, author(s) are asked to disclose their interest and/or relationship that may be direct/potential/partially on the presented work.
Few examples of potential conflicts of interest are and not limited to the following:
(a) Research grants from funding agencies, (b) Financial support for programmes (Ex: attending conference, Symposium), (c) Sponsored projects, (d) Holding positions such as Advisory Board, Board of Directors and or Management Relationships, (e) Intellectual Property Rights (such as, copyrights, patents, royalties) and (f) Consultation or Employment.
If required, the author(s) are asked to include a separate section before the reference list regarding the disclosure of potential conflict of interest (Yes / No) on their work.