Publishing Ethics

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed journal is an essential building block in the development of a respected network of knowledge. Hence it is essential to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior.

Authorship Practice

  • Authorship credit should be based on substantial contributions only
  • Source of funding for research or publication should be acknowledged
  • Fundamental errors, if any, in published works should be brought out
  • Avoid multiple or concurrent submissions for publication
  • Avoid plagiarism and fabricated results
  • Declare conflict of interests, if any
  • Follow reporting standards

Reviewer ship Practice

  • Contribute to editorial decision on publication in most fair and unbiased way
  • Uphold standards of the Journal and research community
  • Maintain confidentiality of work
  • Prompt response to reduce turn-around time
  • Declare conflict of interests, if any

Editorial & Publisher’s Practice

  • Contribute to publication decision in most fair and unbiased way giving due consideration to reviewer’s comments
  • Uphold standards of the Journal and research community
  • Maintain confidentiality of work at all levels
  • Timely and effective communication with all involved in publication for fast and smooth operations
  • Declare conflict of interests, if any
  • Put best possible efforts to make the research contributions reach to as large a community as possible

Policy and Action for Plagiarism

  • IJDI-ERET is strictly against any unethical act of copying or plagiarism in any form and aims at protecting and promoting original work of its authors.
  • All manuscripts submitted for publication to IJDI-ERET are cross-checked for plagiarism using available software.
  • Manuscripts found to be plagiarized during initial stages of review are out-rightly rejected and not considered for publication in the journal.
  • Manuscript found to be plagiarized beyond acceptable limits after publication are retracted. In such case editor-in-chief may also contact Head of the organization to which the author(s) is (are) affiliated with a request to take strict actions.
  • Author(s) found to be involved in plagiarism act may be restricted to make any submissions for particular duration or even permanently.

About Us

International Journal of Darshan Institute on Engineering Research and Emerging Technologies (IJDI-ERET) (ISSN 2320-7590) is an open access peer-reviewed international journal publishing high-quality articles related to all domains of engineering.

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