We maintain a consistent policy, manuscript submitted will be returned to author/will be kept on hold without initiating the review process, if any of the below concerns:
Abstract/Reference format problems
Figures/Tables missing/not included
Plagiarism beyond the limit
Manuscript language if other than English
The author is expected to revise and resubmit the manuscript at the earliest.
Submitted manuscripts can be withdrawn by the authors before review report has been sent by the publisher. Authors should submit a signed statement to the editorial office to request the withdrawal along with the strong reasons.
Ensure you have conclusive evidence to support your decision of withdrawal.
Withdrawn procedure will be officially confirmed only by editorial authority notification.
The publication charge if paid by the author will not be refunded.
If the authors do not reply to communication even after multiple reminders, at any stage of the publication process; we holds all rights to disclose conduct of the authors and the content of the manuscript without author's further approval, and cannot be held responsible for sconsequences arising from it.
In general, the frequency of the author's request for manuscript withdrawal is low. In certain situations, the request made will be too late i.e. after the article has completed its whole process and ready to get published. In such cases, the efforts put together by the editorial members, reviewers, supporting teams etc., to progress the review and publication process will go in vain. So, authors are requested to be aware of the Publication Ethics and Author Guidelines.