How to submit the paper

The author should submit the paper via e-mail to the executive editor at editor.pap@must.edu.pkAttached article should include abstract and references. If any part of the article has been published in any other form, authors must make it clear in their submission.

  • First and Last Name
  • Title / Position
  • Institute (University, Research, Company, etc)
  • Mailing Address  (Street, City, State, Country, Zipcode)
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address

 Review Policy

The journal follows blind peer review policy. The paper is sent to a reviewer (the expert 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 reviewer 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 a reviewer (paper without the name and affiliations of the author(s). The review process takes maximum two weeks.

Step – 3: The review report is collected from the reviewer and the executive editor will send the review report to the author including all terms and conditions of the publication.

Step – 4: If the paper is accepted, the executive editor will intimate via e-mail the author/corresponding author accordingly. 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 reviewer of the said paper to justify the modifications. If the paper is again returned by the reviewer, 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 acceptance of the paper by editorial board). The author will be informed about acceptance of paper within 3 days once editorial board decides to publish it duly approved by reviewer.

Step – 7: The paper is published online first. The executive editor will notify the author/corresponding author about online publication with necessary download link.

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.