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Publication Ethics Policy- 

The International Academic Research Consortium is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics. Our publication ethics policy ensures the integrity, credibility, and transparency of the research we publish. 


Below is a detailed discussion of the key components of our publication ethics policy:

1. Authorship and Attribution:

  • Authorship credit is based on substantial contributions to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the research.
  • All individuals who have made significant contributions to the research are listed as authors.
  • Honorary authorship, gift authorship, and ghostwriting are strictly prohibited.


2. Plagiarism and Originality:

  • We prohibit the submission of plagiarized manuscripts, including verbatim copying or paraphrasing without proper attribution.
  • Authors are required to ensure the originality of their work and appropriately cite sources when using others' ideas, text, or data.
  • Manuscripts undergo thorough plagiarism screening, and any instances of plagiarism are addressed with appropriate action, including rejection or retraction.


3. Data Integrity and Reproducibility:

  • Authors are responsible for the accuracy, integrity, and reproducibility of the data presented in their manuscripts.
  • Fabrication, falsification, or manipulation of data is strictly prohibited.
  • Authors should provide sufficient details and documentation to allow others to reproduce their findings.


4. Conflicts of Interest:

  • Authors, reviewers, and editors are required to disclose any potential conflicts of interest that could bias their judgement or compromise the integrity of the publication.
  • Conflicts of interest may include financial relationships, personal connections, or competing professional interests.
  • Conflicts of interest are transparently disclosed and managed to ensure impartiality and objectivity in the review and publication process.


5. Ethical Treatment of Subjects:

The Journal follows an ethical code while publishing the study of the subjects involved. Research involving human or animal subjects must adhere to ethical principles aligning with the below mentioned regulatory requirements. (,%2C%20as%20appropriate%2C%20animal%20experimentation.)

Authors should obtain informed consent from human participants and ensure that the welfare and rights of research subjects are protected. (

Studies involving animal subjects should follow established guidelines for humane treatment and ethical conduct.


6. Corrections and Retractions:

  • We are committed to promptly address errors, inaccuracies, or ethical concerns that might be identified in the published articles.
  • Corrections are proactively issued for minor errors. However, retractions are reserved in case of serious ethical violations or inaccuracies that invalidate the research findings.
  • Corrections and retractions are clearly communicated to readers in a transparent manner, ensuring the Journal’s accountability.


7. Editorial Independence and Integrity:

  • Editors operate with editorial independence, free from external influences or conflicts of interest.
  • Editorial decisions are based solely on the scientific merit and quality of the research, without bias or favoritism.
  • Editors are committed to upholding the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and fairness in all editorial practices.


8. Transparency and Accountability:

  • We maintain transparency throughout the publication process, providing clear communication to authors, reviewers, and readers.
  • Editorial decisions and policies are communicated openly, and feedback from stakeholders is solicited and addressed promptly.
  • We hold ourselves accountable to the academic community and strive to foster a culture of transparency, integrity, and trust.


Open Access Policies:

The International Academic Research Consortium is committed to the principles of open access. It aims to make high-quality research freely accessible to the global community. The Journal’s open access policy promotes widespread sharing of knowledge, fostering collaboration, and enhancing the impact of scholarly research. 


1. Accessibility:

  • All articles published in the International Academic Research Consortium are freely available to readers worldwide, without any subscription or access fees.
  • We believe that unrestricted access to research promotes inclusivity, democratizes knowledge, and accelerates scientific progress.


2. Creative Commons Licensing: (

  • Authors retain copyright of their published work and grant the journal a licence to publish and distribute the article.
  • Articles are published under a Creative Commons license, allowing for reuse, distribution, and adaptation of the content with proper attribution.
  • Creative Commons licenses promote the sharing and reuse of scholarly works while protecting authors' rights and ensuring proper credit is given.


3. Repository Archiving:

We support the archiving of published articles in recognized repositories to ensure long-term preservation and accessibility of research outputs in archive. 

Authors are encouraged to deposit their articles in institutional or subject-specific repositories to increase their visibility and impact in the field of academia research. 


4. Funding and Sponsorship:

We recognize the importance of funding agencies and sponsors in supporting open access initiatives. This is why authors are encouraged to acknowledge funding sources and grants that have contributed to the research and publication of their work. To promote open access dissemination of research outputs and ensure compliance with funding requirements, the journal collaborates with funding agencies and sponsors.


5. Author Fees:


To support the sustainability of open access publishing, the International Academic Research Consortium charges a nominal article processing charge (APC) for accepted manuscripts.

The APC covers the costs associated with editorial processing, peer review, copyediting, typesetting, hosting, and indexing of articles. The Journal is considerate towards low and middle income countries. Authors belonging from those regions may be eligible for a nominal discounted or waived APCs to ensure equitable access to publication opportunities.


6. Transparency and Accountability:

We maintain transparency in our open access policies by clearly communicating article processing charges, licensing terms, and repository archiving options to authors and readers.

The Journal is committed to financial transparency and accountability. It provides clear breakdowns of APCs and ensure responsible stewardship of funds.

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