The selection criteria of IP Indexing is to hold the ethics in research integrity and to build and enhance the quality of the journal and content. The more quality of the Journal you hold the more IPI value you will get. These criteria help to ensure the quality and relevance of the indexed content. Here are some common selection criteria for IP Indexing:
The journal should maintain the quality in its published content either the written guidelines or else published articles. Quality overall defines and describe the standard of the journal.
Journals should have their own website or link, on which all the details of the journal should be available. The website should be easily accessible, responsive, and all information should be clearly available to readers and authors. Broken links or content behind paywalls should be avoided as it states its accessibility limitations to the users. Website should be user-friendly, allowing users to easily search and navigate through the content to enlarge the visibility, accessibility, readership of your journals.
The journal must have the ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) number, either the print ISSN or the e-ISSN. It should be clearly visible on the ISSN portal so that we can check and verify the same from issn.org
The website should showcase and provide clear information to authors, editors & reviewers along with guidance to users as well. You should follow all the rules and regulations which you have written on your journal’s website.
The language of the journal should be English but journal’s with other languages will also be acceptable to support the research in other languages. For increasing the readership of the journal across the world, the English language journals will be given preference as english is the most-used language throughout the world.
The Journal should have an expert editorial board as it is a crucial component in scholarly publishing. It plays a significant role in shaping the journal's content, maintaining its quality, and upholding its reputation in the academic community. The editorial board must have one Editor-in-Chief, National & International Board members to maintain geographic diversity. Maintaining an expert editorial board requires important & careful considerations of these factors to ensure the journal's academic integrity, relevance, and success in the scholarly community.
The journal must have at least one year of publishing history or can say much have one volume or issue in the archive page of the website. Minimum 10-15 articles should be published in the journal before applying for the indexing. It is mandatory to ensure the quality of the journal.
The uniformity in the articles and volume issue defines the consistent dedication and work pattern of the journal. In the archives or past issue, number of volumes or articles also should be more or less uniform in the journal.
The journal should be Peer-Reviewed or much be analyzing the quality pf content in free & fair terms. Peer-Reviewing offers various benefits that enhance the quality & integrity of the published content that is a crucial part of scientific publishing.
It also displays the transparency and the copyright rights of the content. This information should be clearly mentioned on the journal website that who is holding the copyright of the content.