Article Processing Charges

Accepted papers will not have Article Processing Charges for the year 2023.

A timely submission, however, is not a guarantee that your work will be accepted for forthcoming publication.  All submissions are peer-reviewed by the editorial board and a select group of reviewers. Please make sure that all guidelines are followed carefully. All the accepted articles will be queued for publication and will appear in the future issues based on the priorities set by the editorial board.

Checklist for submitting a Manuscript

  • Covering letter
  • Copyright Forms (Scanned)
  • Manuscript
  • Illustrations (if any)
  • Authorship form

Article Processing Charges

Upon acceptance, Authors are required to pay nominal pre-press charges is to be paid to service provider"EManuscript Technologies" Article processing charges (APCs) are associated with only accepted articles to cover the costs of making the final version of the manuscript freely available via open access.

Article Type


(Authors from India)


(Foreign authors)

Original Article (word limit -3500 3 figures, 3 tables)




To cover the production cost of the following

  • jHOST website
  • iThenticate screening
  • Manuscript submission systems
  • In-house copyediting and linguistic support
  • Pagination & typesetting
  • Inclusion in Crossref, giving a permanent DOI and enabling easy citation in other journals.
  • Archiving, wherever appropriate in an internationally recognized, open access repositories.

Waiver Policy

FRA offers waivers and discounts for Article Processing Charges (APCs) for papers whose corresponding authors are based in low-income countries.  FRA also offers APC waivers to papers whose corresponding authors are students who are involved in research (A discount of 10 -20% is applicable for students (Ph.D/PG).   All requests for discretionary APC waivers should be made at the point of manuscript submission; requests made during the review process or after acceptance will not be considered.

Kindly write your waiver request to Editor :

Important e-mail IDs and URLs

Note: Kindly include Manuscript Number for swift response