Submission

How to submit the paper

The author should submit the paper via e-mail to the executive editor at editor@aripd.org

Mention the name of the journal in which you are interested to publish your paper as ARIPD follows central submission policy for all journals i.e. same e-mail (editor@aripd.org) for submission in any ARIPD journal.

Manuscript Preparation Guidelines

The authors(s) must follow the Manuscript Preparation Guidelines in preparing the manuscript before submission.

Review Policy

The journal follows double blind peer review policy. The paper is sent to two reviewers (the experts in respective field) to review the paper in the light of journal's guidelines and features of a quality research paper. For papers which require changes, the same reviewers will be used to ensure that the quality of the revised paper is acceptable.

Review and Publication Process

The journal follows a systematic review and publication policy.

Step - 1: The submitted manuscript is acknowledged within 24 hours upon receipt.

Step - 2: The manuscript/paper is sent to two reviewers (paper without the name and affiliations of the author(s). The review process takes maximum two weeks.

Step - 3: The review reports are collected from the reviewers and the executive editor will send the review reports to the authors including all terms and conditions of the publication.

Step - 4: If the paper is accepted, the executive editor will ask the author/corresponding author to pay the publication fee of the journal within the specified time. If the paper is accepted subject to modification, the executive editor will send the review reports to the author/corresponding author including a formal request to modify the paper by seven days as per the suggestions of the reviewers. The executive author will send the modified paper to the same reviewers of the said paper to justify the modifications. If the paper is again returned by the reviewers, the paper is said to be finally rejected. The journal will not proceed with the said paper. However, in case of very minor changes, the editorial board may consider the paper for further modifications.

Step - 5: The accepted paper is processed for publication (soft copy) upon the successful completion of the journal’s terms and conditions (It takes maximum three days after receiving the publication fee). The author may ask for acceptance letter after making the payment of publication fee. The acceptance letter is issued within two days of publication fee receipt.

Step - 6: Proof Reading. The executive editor will send the processed paper for publication (MS Word) to the author/corresponding author for proof reading.

Step - 7: The paper is published online first. The executive editor will notify the author/corresponding author about online publication with necessary download link. The author/corresponding author may request for any correction in published paper (in case of extremely important changes) within three days of online publication.

Step - 8: The journal is published in print within one week of online publication.

Step - 9: The executive editor will ask the authors of the published papers to send their correct and complete mailing address (with proper ZIP Code and postal code) by three days after print publication.

Step - 10: The executive editor will send the hard copy of the journal to the authors within one month after print publication.

Publication Fee

The publication processing fee for a research paper is 200 USD. The author/corresponding author will get one print copy. However, the author may order for additional print copy. The charge for each additional print copy is 30 USD. The publication fee is charged only for accepted paper. The author/corresponding author has to pay the publication as per the method determined by the executive editor. The author will get official receipt of publication fee with proper seal and signature.

Copyright

Copyrights for articles published in the journal are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.

Plagiarism Policy

The editorial board is very strict regarding plagiarism. The journal believes that taking the ideas and work of others without giving them credit is unfair and dishonest. Copying even one sentence from someone else's manuscript, or even one of your own that has previously been published, without proper citation is considered plagiarism-use your own words instead. The editorial board retains the absolute authority to reject the review process of a submitted manuscript if it subject to minor or major plagiarism and even may cancel the publication upon the complaint of victim(s) of plagiarism.