Peer Review Policy

Journal of Chemical Research Advances (JCRA) follows double blind peer-review process for all the submitted manuscripts. Peer reviewers are selected by editor on the recommendation of the Editorial Board members or from the specialist database owned by the Editorial Board. The scientific review of manuscript is handled by an Associate Editor who selects at least two reviewers in the concerned field according to recommendation of Editor or Editorial board and review for statistics may be additionally requested as per requirement. In case of marked discrepancy in the decisions among reviewers or in opinions between the author and reviewer(s), The Editor may send the manuscript to another reviewer for additional comments and recommendations. The reviewed manuscript is returned back to the corresponding author for revision. Information about the referees is not communicated to the author or vice versa, nowise. The usual reasons of rejection are insufficient originality, serious scientific flaws, poor quality of illustrations, improper manuscript form or absence of massage that might be important to the intended readers. Though the peer review process may in general take seven to eight weeks after submission of the manuscript, more time may be needed to finalize the review process. Revisions are usually requested to take account of criticism and comments made by referees. Failure to resubmit the revised manuscript within two weeks is regarded as a withdrawal. Alterations in context to the referee’s comments must be indicated point by point by the corresponding author, clearly. Acceptable reasons should be given for noncompliance with any recommendation of the referees. Once accepted, original articles will be published as soon as possible.