Review Policy

Policy Document VTCS

The journals use a double-blind review policy, which means that the reviewer and author dont knows each other during the review process. 

teps in the Peer-Review Process

The peer-review process of VTCS described in the following table:

No.

Step

Estimated Time

1

Internal Review by the Editor

Maximum 7 days

2

Review Process after the successful initial step

25-40 days

3

Communication of review reports to authors for minor/major revision

Maximum 7 days

4

Submission of the revised paper

15 days

5

Submission of Compliance reports to the reviewers in case of major revision

7 days

6

Acceptance of paper                  

(on successful submission of revised paper)

7 days

 

Total days from submission to Acceptance

83 days

  •  Paper is returned to authors if it does not meet the initial screening in the first step.
  • Paper is rejected/Accepted with minor changes/ Accepted with Major Changes  in step 2
  • Final Acceptance within 3 months after step#5.
  • In the case of two negative reviews, the paper is rejected, and in the case of one positive and one negative, the paper is then reviewed by the third reviewer.

Note: Authors are requested to revise the paper carefully in accordance with the reviewers’ suggestions to avoid unnecessary delay in the review process.