All manuscripts submitted to the International Journals are peer-reviewed as per the following procedure:
a) Initial review
The evaluation of each manuscript is done by Editor-in-Chief using online plagiarism checker to determine that a topic and content is suitable for consideration.
Papers with more than 15% plagiarism are returned to the authors within one week of receipt, so that the authors can decide to either correct the problems or to submit the paper to an appropriate venue.
The aim and scope as well as the quality of the manuscript will also be checked by the Editor-in-Chief.
b) Peer review
After passing the initial review the manuscripts are assigned to an Associate Editor, who selects four referees based on their expertise in the field of paper.
Every paper is reviewed by at least four referees in a double-blind peer review process, where both the referees and the authors are kept unspecified.
Referees evaluate the paper based on its originality, soundness of methodology, impact to design research, and relevance to design practices.
For the better management of timings, the referees are requested to submit the report within two weeks.
Based on the referees' reports and recommendation the Editor-in-Chief communicate the final decision.
The final decision can be "Accepted for publication", "Accepted with Revision", "Rejected submission’.
A revised paper should be re-submitted within seven days of the decision by the author.
It will be returned to the previous referees for evaluation.