Peer Review Process
Every submitted paper will be reviewed by at least two peer-reviewers. Reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers (double-blind method). Reviewing process will consider novelty, objectivity, method, scientific impact, conclusion, and references. The suggested decision will be evaluated in an editorial board meeting.
The review process will take approximately 3 to 12 weeks. Decisions categories include:
- Reject - Rejected manuscripts will not be published and authors will not have the opportunity to resubmit a revised version of the manuscript to Rainstek: Jurnal Terapan Sains dan Teknologi.
- Resubmit for Review– The submission needs to be re-worked, but with significant changes, may be accepted. However, It will require a second round of review.
- Accept wtih Revisions - Manuscripts receiving an accept-pending-revisions decision will be published in Rainstek: Jurnal Terapan Sains dan Teknologi under the condition that minor/major modifications are made. Revisions will be reviewed by an editor to ensure necessary updates are made prior to publication.
- Accept - Accepted manuscripts will be published in the current form with no further modifications required.
The average number of weeks between submission and publication is 24 weeks.