Editorial Policy

International Journal Pathology (IJP) welcomes high quality useful original research articles and interesting case reports. The article may be submitted via Open journal system at our website by signing-up to register with the journal. The article is checked for compliance with the "Instructions to the authors" and must include informed consent, undertaking form duly signed by all authors, declaration about conflict of interest and funding source. Universal ethical compliance as given in Helsinki declaration and when appropriate certificate of hospital ethics committee. Role of each and every author must be clearly specified. Without significant contribution in terms of original idea, formulation of research strategy and active participation, person's name must not be included. Out of field persons may also not be included. Relatives, friends and heads of the departments or institution without active contribution do not merit as authors.

After receiving article, we will acknowledge and inform the authors if there are deficiencies in submission. One or more of the subject expert members of the editorial board will determine the originality and authenticity of the research. Articles not meeting the minimal requirement of an original research papers are rejected after initial evaluation. If the article seems to have value and fulfills the minimum acceptance criteria, it will be forwarded to 2 external reviewers for in depth review. While submitting the article to reviewers identity of the authors and institution are concealed in order to have unbiased review and a detailed structured reviewer form is attached. The articles are published only when all the objections of the reviewers are amicably resolved, otherwise the article is rejected. If there is a conflict among reviewers, then the Chief Editor will make the final decision. The Chief Editor is final authority in such matters. The articles requiring statistical analysis and evaluation are sent to the dedicated Statistical analyst and their suggestions and recommendations are considered by the Editorial board and conveyed to the authors

As IJP is absolutely non-profit, the amount received once the article is accepted for publication. This amount goes for publication and review expenses. Editors do not receive any compensation.