QUEST Research Journal is a double blind peer-reviewed journal. All the parties involved in the publishing process, including the authors, editors, editorial team, editorial board, steering committee, reviewers, and the publishers strictly adhere to the agreed-upon rules, publication ethics and the standard publication procedure. Apart from this, QUEST-RJ's standard operating procedure is inline with HEC's policies that can be downloaded from here. We are in a continuous process of uplifting the standard of our journal by following all the professional and research ethics and providing due credit to the scientists publishing in our journal.
The standard publishing procedure of QUEST-RJ is summarized as follows.
The correction and reatraction policy of QUEST RESEARCH JOURNAL is as follows.
The cases of retraction, correction and plagiarism should be reported to the editor. The editor analyzes the reported paper as per the complain and decides if the complain is justified. He then prepares a case to be presented to the editorial board for deciding the fate of the paper. In case the editorial board finds the reports of plagiarism or false results to be valid, the paper is retracted from the corresponding issue and the same is communicated to the author(s). Following guidelines are followed to make such decisions. These guidelines have been derived from the STM Guidelines and COPE Retraction Guidelines.
The editorial board is authorized to make any other appropriate decision not listed above, if necessary.
Readers of the QRJ can read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, and readers are allowed to use articles for any other lawful purpose (Budapest Open Access Initiative). All articles in the QRJ are published under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC BY 4.0) International License .
All articles of QUEST-RJ journal are published under creative commons attribution (CC BY) License.