Why are there Article Processing Charges in Journals?

Traditional journal operates solely on a reader-pays model, with institutional libraries paying for content access. The Journal of Engineering Research and Application publishes full open access publications. All articles published in the journal are available to the scholarly community and the general public for free. This means that selling subscriptions to the printed or online editions of the published papers does not generate any revenue for Journal of Engineering Research and Application. Journal of Engineering Research and Application (JERA) is able to cover the various publishing services by collecting Article Processing Charges from authors’ institutes or research funding bodies.:

Who is Responsible for Paying the Article Processing Charges?

Upon an article is editorially accepted, the corresponding author will be notified about the payment issue, which is charged to either the author, or the funder, institution or employer.

When and How do Authors Pay?

The corresponding author needs to arrange payment of the Article Processing Charges unless a waiver has been granted. Following peer review, once a manuscript has received editorial acceptance in principle, the Article Processing Charges becomes payable and the formatting checks on the manuscript will commence. Once formatting checks are completed, and payment of the Article Processing Charges has been received, the article will be published.
APC for the accepted article will be nominal and 30 USD which is kept for the smooth functioning of the Journal of Engineering Research and Application.

Author Fee

This journal charges the author fees for faster review and to manage the journal :

Fast Review Process Fee (optional): 3000 INR

By paying this charge, you ensure that the peer review, editorial decision, and author notice will all occur within 3.5 weeks.

Remember that quick review procedure The Authors may choose to pay a fee, which excludes publication costs.

the Fast Review Process payment Paying a fee just expedites the peer-review process rather than ensuring that the work will be published.

Regular Article Publication Fee (*): 2500 INR

Publication options

This journal offers authors two choices to publish their manuscript:

Regular publication fee and Open access publication fee options.

– Regular publication fee option:

(a) The author must pay a portion of the publication costs after their article has been accepted for publication and they have been notified of the acceptance.

(b) If the author request for fee concession through the proper channel are entertained and full waiver is provided to such authors.

(c) The Journal JERA also provided partial fee concession if the author need such kind of support, request may be made through the proper channel

(d) In the above cases (b) and (c) the editorial board decision will be final and bounding to every one and no any legal obligation can be made by any author/party if the request is not approved thorough the journal editorial bord members.

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(*) The fee concession request will made through proper channel will only be entertained.

Highly acclaimed manuscripts chosen by the journal’s editors will not be charged for publication. For works that were chosen as “Commended” by the journal’s editors, the “Article Publication Fee” will be paid with a 50% discount.

– Open access publication fee option:

Subscribers and anyone else who wants to utilize an article in a legitimate way can do it without cost.

To provide “open access”, this journal has a publication fee which needs to be met by the authors or their research funders for each article published with “open access” option.

Articles published in this journal with “open access” option will undergone peer-review and upon acceptance will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

Published “open access” articles:

– are fully peer-reviewed;

– are immediately free to access and download from the journal’s web site; – permitted re-use defined by our User License Agreement.
Regardless of potential increases, the “open access” publication cost for this journal is 3000 euros. We provide free access to the complete issue of the e-journal for authors.

After receiving notification that their manuscript has been accepted for publication, the authors will decide which publication to submit to. As a result, it won’t affect whether the submission will be accepted for peer review.

Please get in touch with the editorial member PRIOR to submitting your work if you have any questions regarding these fees.

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