PUBLICATION POLICIES

The Policy of Screening for Plagiarism

The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (https://www.turnitin.com).

All submissions will be checked by Turnitin before being sent to reviewers.

Keep a Similarity Index <20% and single-source matches are not <2%.

Copyright Policy

Copyrights of all articles published in Indian Journal of Finance and Banking is retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work.

All articles are published under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license.

Authors have the right to reuse, republish, archive, and distribute their own articles after publication, and undertake to permit others to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon this work non-commercially provided the original work is properly cited. The full guidance that applies to the CC-BY license can be found at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Deposit Policy / Archiving Policy

We follow the SHERPA/RoMEO green archiving policy. Both pre-print and post-print or publisher’s version/PDF can be archived, without restrictions. This journal utilizes the LOCKSS, CLOCKSS, OpenAIRE, ZENODO, OSF system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.

Open Access Policy

We follow the Gold Open Access way in journal publishing: Authors publish in Indian Journal of Finance and Banking that provides immediate open access to all of their articles on the publisher’s website.

Open Access Publishing refers to the free availability of peer-reviewed papers on the worldwide internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full manuscripts. However, you must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.), and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

The Open Access Policy grants Indian Journal of Finance and Banking the right to license articles for free use. Alternatively, the authors (or their institution or funding agency) pay an article processing charge to finance the operation of the journals.

Submission Policy

All manuscripts should be written in English and prepared according to the Author Guide.

Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the authorities responsible where the work was carried out. However, we accept submissions that have previously appeared on preprint servers (for example: arXiv, bioRxiv, Nature Precedings, Philica, Social Science Research Network, and Vixra); have previously been presented at conferences; or have previously appeared in other “non-journal” venues (for example: blogs or posters). Authors are responsible for updating the archived preprint with the journal reference (including DOI) and a link to the published articles on the appropriate journal website upon publication.

Any manuscripts out of the journal’s scope or containing plagiarism, including self-plagiarism, are rejected. All submissions will be checked by Turnitin before being sent to reviewers.

Waiver Policy

As an Open Access Journal, Indian Journal of Finance and Banking charges an article processing charge to cover the publication costs. We do not waive or reduce APCs.

Refund Policy

All products and services are sold “as is”. The author assumes responsibility for the payment, and no refunds will be issued.

Ownership and Management

Indian Journal of Finance and Banking is patronized and published by CRIBFBCRIBFB is a Nonprofit Organization.

Advertising

As the ideal media for "Indian Journal of Finance and Banking" exchange, this journal accepts advertising and sponsorship for its website only from affiliate programs.

Revenue Sources

With the support of Article Processing Charges (APCs), permanently unrestricted online access to published articles is allowed. Some fundamental costs like peer-review process, typesetting and copy-editing, archiving, online production in various formats, abstracting and indexing services, and inclusion in CrossRef are covered. Hence, this journal is financed by Article Processing Charges (APCs).

Marketing Policy

Direct marketing activities, including the Call for Paper, Banner ads, Social Media channels, Dedicated journal email campaigns,  Indexing with all major search engines, Search Engine Optimization, Blog posts,  Attending a conference or seminar, Print out copies of the journal flyer, the announcement of article publication that is conducted on behalf of the journal, are appropriate.