Peer Review System
IRJSTEM strictly observes the double-blind peer review process to ensure anonymity from the reviewer and the author of the research article to avoid any partiality or any limitation from the review process in case of familiarity between both parties. The standard Peer Review Evaluation Form and the article will be sent by the IRJSTEM to the respective expert reviewers for review.
It is the responsibility of the reviewer to provide substantial comments and suggestions for the improvement of the paper to maintain the quality of the research article to be published in the IRJSTEM. The reviewer shall take the evaluation of the general content in terms of the academic significance of the research paper, its contribution to the community, technical novelty, quality of information, and language usage. In terms of specific content, the reviewer provides an evaluation in terms of the accuracy and unity of information in the abstract, the relevance of introduction, literature, and studies to the topic as well as the coherence of the objectives; preciseness of materials and methods used, completeness of results and discussion and comprehensiveness conclusion out of the salient findings and the thoroughness of the reference list. The research article will be sent to two (2) expert reviewers and they will decide to publish the paper unaltered, accept after revision suggested in the review, review again after major changes or reject. If one of them decides to reject the paper and the other one decides to accept, this is the only time the paper will undergo another review and will be sent to the third reviewer.