- Author submits the research paper
- manuscript through Online Submission Form
Every author’s draft is undergone a Double blind review process at ELK Asia Pacific Journals. The process, as we are aware of, involves a closed review of the manuscript by two peers, concealing the identities of the author and the reviewers. The sole reason for blind review is to avoid any conscious or sub conscious bias. We strive for a quick review and with that, the complete circle of one paper’s peer review takes about 12-14 days. The sequence goes as follows:
The paper from the sub editor is forwarded to two peers for a critical analysis. The referees generally evaluate the paper on the following aspects:
Paper evaluation by referees consumes approximately 12-14 days, henceforth the assessment scores, with the review comments are forwarded to the Chief Editor of the respective journal for a final valuation.
The Chief Editor reviews the comments and assessment scores, shared by the referees. Basis a quality check for Grammar, Language, Layout & Format, Style and Graphic Quality of Illustrations and the peers’score, the Chief Editor gives his final judgment of whether or not to accept the manuscript for publication.
Chief Editor takes the decision to Reject, Accept with Changes or Accept as it is.