Open-access Policy

JRSS will be published through an open-access journal system that allows readers to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and to use them for any other legal purpose. All current/previous issues and complete articles can be viewed or downloaded from JRSS’s Website.


Journal of Religious and Social Studies strictly follows its Plagiarism Policy as per International Standards and guidelines. The Similarity Report on Turnitin should be below 20 percent.

Copyrights Policy /License Policy

CC-BY-NC (Creative Commons Non-Commercial License): Allows others to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format. However, the material may not be used for commercial purposes. It can be an appropriate license for monographs because it protects print copy sales while still providing scope for users to create derivative works of the online version to the benefit of all academia. The authors retain copyright under the CC-BY-NC license. However, the author has to sign a form agreeing to the publication of their article under this policy.


Article Processing Charges [No APC] 

NO APC/APF Statement: There are no Charges for publication or Submission right now, at any stage.


Peer-review and Publication Policy

The practice of peer review is applied to ensure that excellent research is published. Our referees, therefore, play a vital role in maintaining the high standards of the Journal of Writing Research and all manuscripts are peer-reviewed following the procedure outlined below.

JRSS follows a systematic review and publication policy.


After the Submission of the manuscript, the Author will receive an auto-generated receipt on his registered email.

Initial manuscript evaluation

The Editors first evaluate all manuscripts. Those rejected at this stage are insufficiently original, have serious scientific flaws, have poor grammar, or are outside the aims and scope of the journal. Those that meet the minimum criteria are passed on to at least two experts for review.

Type of Peer Review

This journal employs a double-blind review process, where the referee remains anonymous throughout the process. The manuscript/paper is sent to two reviewers (paper without the name and affiliations of the author(s). The review process takes a maximum of two months/60 days.

How long does the review process take?

Typically the manuscript will be reviewed within six weeks. If the referees' reports contradict one another or a report is unreasonably delayed, a further expert opinion will be sought. Referees may request more than one revision of a manuscript.

Final report

A final decision to accept or reject the manuscript will be sent to the author along with any recommendations made by the referees.

Editor's decision

Referees advise the editors, who are responsible for the final decision to accept or reject the article.