- The reviewer should avoid personal comments or criticism for an article submitted.
- A reviewer should maintain the confidentiality of the review process by not disclosing information of the reviewed paper without permission from the editorial office.
- A reviewer should determine originality, credit, and scope of the work and also need to suggest a number of ways to improve it so that it highlights the quality of the article.
- A reviewer should give his/her comments in an unbiased manner following the ethical rules.
- A reviewer should take a concern from the editor before rejecting/accepting an article.
- A reviewer should ensure that published articles meet Journal of PeerScientiststandards.
- A peer reviewer should protect readers from incorrect or flawed research or studies that cannot be validated by others.
- A reviewer should not use/disclose any unpublished work/ arguments/ interpretations of a submitted manuscript for his/her own work, but with consent from the author.
- Reviewers should agree to review the manuscript if and only if they have expertise in the subject area.
- Reviewers should openly declare any potential conflict of interests and take assistance from the Editor regarding any uncertain conflicts.
- Reviewers should declare and disagree to review the manuscript if they are involved in the submitted work in any manner.
- Reviewers should notify the Editor if the manuscript has been already reviewed by them before in other journal and seek guidance whether to carry further or not.
- Reviewers should immediately notify the Editor if they found any partial or whole information in the manuscript is plagiarized or infringed.
- Reviewers should not attempt to contact the authors before the article gets published without the permission of the Editor.