A. Quality of Publication (5 Points)
Discipline of the journal
Journal must have ISSN (either Online or print or both)
Journal must have website
Journal available in English
Provide download statistics and digital achieving policy of journal on website.
B. Quality of Article (5 Points)
Total Number of Original and review Articles in year
Articles published issue should be according to research paper format
Published paper should be available either PDF, HTML, XML.
Quality of figures, tables should be mandatory
Percentage of article plagiarism and assigned DOI number
C. Stability and Regularity of the Journal (5 Points)
Year in which Journal was published
Journal publishing regularity
Online archives Maintenance on website
Frequency of article publication
Citation of Journal in various indexing
D. Editorial & Reviewer Board Quality (5 Points)
Journal should include detailed editorial and author guidelines information
Editorial Board member should be senior faculty member.
Editorial Board page must show the affiliation of the editors.
Percentage of Indian and International editors in the editorial board
Review procedure: Peer review or double blind peer review
E. Presentation Quality (5 Points)
Journal website design ease to use and access
Frequency of Journal, Current volume, archives availability
Printing quality of Journal cover page
Articles covered recent development in research
References and Indices should be presented in proper sequence
Publishers are require to index their Journal’s issues with articles every year so that IPI value factor will be calculated annually and displayed in IP Indexing website.