Who we are

Our website address is: https://pjest.com.

It is policy of the Pakistan Journal Emerging Science and Technologies (PJEST) to publish articles pertaining to emerging and all related fields and all technologies providing sufficient contribution to scientific knowledge. The journal is presently being published biannually. The articles may include new experimental methods of scientific importance; new interpretation of existing results or data pertaining to scientific problems giving substantial scientific information pertaining to all scientific, engineering and technical fields. Incomplete, descriptive observational studies are discouraged for publication as original articles. A study more than 2 years old at the time of submission will not be accepted for submission.

The team of Editor-in-Chief has full authority over the editorial content of the journal. There is no interference in the evaluation; selection or editing of individual articles either directly or by creating an environment that strongly influences decisions.

Manuscript Processing

Upon the initial submission of the manuscript, the author is acknowledged and allocated a reference member for future correspondence. This process takes place within days. The manuscript is categorized according to the type of article into Original, Review, Short communication, Case Report and so forth. Instruction to Authors, which are published in all issues and available on website. Normally, a manuscript is reviewed by at least two subject experts and the other member of the editorial committee. If the reviewer has not sent review within stipulated period, a first and second reminder letters are sent within 2-3 weeks. If after the 2nd reminder the reviewer fails to reply, the manuscript is referred to the new reviewer. The usual delay is in the reviewing process owing to the reviewer’s professional and academic commitments. The reviewer’s comments are communicated to the author. The revised version of the article is sent back to the reviewers. The author will be given 2 weeks to incorporate the reviewers’ comments in the revised manuscript. First reminder will be given at three weeks if the author does not comply with the time lines. Second reminder will be given at 4th week. The article will be declined if no response is received (after two reminders) from the corresponding author concerned. Finally, the acceptance letter is issued.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

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Where we send your data

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Copyright

1. Any article submitted PJEST must not be previously submitted to any other journal and must not be published in part or total. The authors will be requested to sign an agreement to give copyright to the publishers. The authors will also be requested to assist the editors in final proof reading of their articles before publication.

2. On Submitting article to PJEST we agree that all copyright ownership is transferred to the PJEST even the article can be declined after the acceptance as per decision of the competent authorities.

3. All the content available on PJEST website is the property of PJEST, or of the person or entity who or which owned it prior to submission to PJEST.

4. Pakistan Journal Emerging Sciences and Technologies (PJEST) by Govt. Islamia College Civil Lines Lahore, Pakistan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.