International Journal of Engineering Research in Current Trends [IJERCT] is an open access peer-reviewed journal which considers manuscripts which comply our instruction with authors. The manuscripts are initially screened by the editorial members for its scientific content, format and relevance of the topic to IJERCT. Once the manuscript is selected for peer review, the manuscript goes through a blinded peer review by competent individuals in the concerned specialty. The time frame required for this review process will be approximately 2 to 3 weeks. Following this the authors will be informed of review details, need for revision or otherwise and time frame for final submission of the revised manuscript. All communications will be through e-mail. Strict confidentiality will be maintained by the editorial board during review process with regards to identity of the authors and reviewers. Authors are expected to mention about all conflicts of interest related to the manuscript during initial and final submission. Any act of the author which may bias the content of the manuscript in a direct or indirect way like receiving consultation fees from companies marketing a particular product mentioned in the manuscript , partnership in a company selling the product etc. needs detailed mention and the same will be published as part of the article in the journal. Details of approval by institutional review board have to be produced by the authors if requested by the editorial board.
Once accepted for publication the authors will have to sign the copyright agreement with the journal indicating authorâ€™s willingness to give the first publication rights to IJERCT and permit the journal to share the article with global database and libraries. The author retains the copyright of the material and will be acknowledged when utilized by the journal after the initial publication.
IJERCT follows a continuous publication model in which article will be published as and when they are accepted. Articles published in a calendar year will then be submitted for indexing purposes. All articles published in IJERCT can be utilized by the scientific community without any need for obtaining permission for off-prints from the journal.