Editorial Board Policy

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Editorial Board Policy

IJETRT identifies the vitality of an eminent Editorial Board in accomplishing a Journal with their contributions in fostering the quality of a publication and the journal’s content. Therefore IJETRT follow a rigorous criterion in the selection of Editorial Board members and below mentioned is the criteria for a researcher to meet our Editorial Board policy. All the members are expected to strive to meet the high ethical and publications standards in accordance to COPE guidelines.

General Guidelines for Editorial Board members

  • Editors should hold the responsibility for the whole Journal content
  • Contribute to Journal development and management through generous relationship with other board members
  • Update reviewers and authors with new policies and guidelines
  • Ensure steady communication with the editorial office
  • Assure the integrity in the published work
  • Editors should ensure the protection of individual data and maintain confidentiality
  • Ensure constructive, fair and timely feedback to the authors for their contribution
  • Elevate Journal’s reputation among their affiliated academic community
  • Represent and promote the journal at academic meetings and conferences.


  • The Editor-in-Chief must have publications in reputed International peer reviewed journals.
  • An academic rank above Professor or equivalent.


Two-year renewable term.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Associate Editor should assist the Editor-in-Chief and also involve in the peer review process.
  • Is responsible for the quality of Journal content and the published articles.
  • Encourage submission of high quality papers.
  • Provide fair and constructive feedback to the contributors, Editors and Reviewers.
  • Provide Editorials on the Journal performance and promoting new policies when introduced.
  • Assist Editor-in-Chief in conducting annual meetings and educate the Editorial Board members with updated information and new policies of the Journal.
  • Assist Editor-in-Chief in setting annual objectives and assign responsibilities to the Board members for peer review process and ensure their timely completion.
  • Should ensure that the manuscript is neither plagiarized nor published elsewhere.
  • Should support Editor-in-Chief in handling ethical issues, complaints and appeals regarding the publication standards.
  • Suggest publisher with new policies and for the development of the Journal
  • Need to take up the role of Editor-in-chief when not available.
Note: : Members are expected to review around 10-50 manuscripts for each year. If they failed to do so, editors will be deposed from Editorial Board according to the Editorial policy. The criteria mentioned above can be altered with respective to the journal by the Editorial office.