Policy for Editor

  • Editor is wholly responsible to establish/maintain the quality of the journal.
  • He/ She has full authority to accept or reject any research paper keeping in view the publishing policy of the Journal of Research (Urdu) or the standard of the topic/ references/ material/ presentation/ language of the submitted paper and professional demands as well.
  • Editor ensures the process of blind peer review of every paper.
  • Editor ensures the Plagiarism Check of every paper and strictly follows the HEC Plagiarism Policy regarding this matter.
  • Editor is bound to follow the journal's policy without any institutional pressure.
  • Editor would provide corrigendum for any correction, clarification and apologies when required.
  • Editor may appoint Members of Editorial Board/ Advisory Board and change them anytime.
  • Editor ensures smooth functioning of the journal and conducting the editorial board meeting on regular basis.
  • Editor would disregard the discriminating factors, e.g. gender, race, ethnicity, religious belief, cultural sentiments, political affiliation, seniority and/or institutional association of the author(s) while selecting articles for publication.
  • Editor would try to promptly respond to the author (s) of the papers submitted for publishing, for any query.
  • Editor will not edit any submitted paper which would have any conflict of interest. He/She is responsible to ask the reviewers/evaluators also for disclosing any conflict of interest regarding the submitted research paper to ensure the impartiality.
  • Editor ensures the confidentiality of the content of manuscript prior to publishing at his and reviewer's end.

HEC Plagiarism Policy