Editorial & Peer Review Process 

A Meticulously Structured System

The Department of Business Intelligence at Gujarat University is committed to maintaining the highest standards of quality, integrity, and academic significance in scholarly publications. Here's an overview of our well-defined process:

  1. Manuscript Submission: Authors submit their research papers, manuscripts, or scholarly works through our online submission system.
  2. Initial Editorial Assessment: Our editorial team evaluates submitted manuscripts to ensure they align with the journal's scope, adhere to formatting guidelines, and maintain ethical standards.
  3. Peer Reviewer Selection: We carefully select subject-area experts, often distinguished scholars, to conduct peer reviews.
  4. Peer Reviewing Process: Our expert reviewers meticulously assess manuscripts, evaluating uniqueness, research methodologies, writing quality, and ethical standards.
  5. Peer Review Reports: Peer reviewers provide comprehensive reports and recommendations, including revision suggestions.
  6. Author Revisions: Authors receive feedback and are expected to make necessary revisions based on peer reviewer and editorial team feedback.
  7. Supplementary Rounds (if required): Manuscripts may undergo additional rounds of peer review and revisions if substantial changes are needed.
  8. Final Decision: After successful peer review and revisions, our editorial team makes decisions on acceptance, rejection, or conditional acceptance.
  9. Copyediting and Proofreading: Accepted manuscripts undergo thorough copyediting and proofreading to ensure consistent style, grammar, and formatting.
  10. Publication: Once ready, manuscripts are published in relevant Gujarat University journals or publications, whether in print or online, following specific schedules.
  11. Archiving and Distribution: Published works are archived and accessible through Gujarat University's platform for libraries, institutions, and subscribers.
  12. Sustained Scholarly Influence: Our published works contribute to ongoing scholarly dialogue and research in their respective fields.

This meticulous process reflects our unwavering commitment to upholding rigorous academic and ethical standards and exemplifies our dedication to quality and integrity in scholarly publishing.