Article Withdrawal Policy
From time to time, an author may wish to withdraw a manuscript after submitting it.
Changing one’s mind is an author’s prerogative. And an author is free to withdraw an article at no charge – as long as it is withdrawn within 1 week of its initial submission.
If you have concerns or questions about it, please contact us for further discussion. We welcome your input.
Withdrawal Charges (exceptional cases)
International Publication process is a time consuming process involving various quality checks, unbiased & blind Peer Review, XML, HTML, PDF development, intensive graphic designing, DOI application & assignment, Creative Commons Attribution Licensing, etc. So, once the whole process is completed and authors are willing to withdraw their manuscript(s) due to any reason; they are liable to pay the withdrawal charges in order to compensate the work done by the editorial office and the resources spent on their manuscript(s).
The withdrawal charges varies from USD $299- USD $499 depending upon the length, quality, graphics applied, resources spent, etc. on the particular manuscript by the editorial staff which can be different for different manuscripts.
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There are no refunds or cancellation of debts if the author withdraws his or her paper from consideration; or if he or she declines to revise and resubmit.
If the paper does not reach the reviewing stage, the reviewing debt will be canceled and the author’s peer reviewing obligations will be waived.
In case of double payment, we will refund the fee by Bank Transfer. In this case, bank charges will be paid by both, journal and author.
In case of acceptance of the paper and when your paper is scheduled for publication or it is just published no refund will be applied if authors withdraw the paper. Refunds for service which have been delivered are not possible due to the nature of the service purchased.
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Any manuscript submitted must be original and must not be under consideration under any other journal. Each manuscript is checked for plagiarism. Replication of text from the authors’ own previous articles is acceptable.
We do not encourage any content that infringes copyright or include defamatory content. Articles containing any such material will be rejected.
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