Article Processing Charges

    Upon acceptance, Authors are required to pay a nominal pre-press charges is to be paid to the society; 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. 

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    The Revised Reduced (50% reduced) APC effective from 11-9-2016 are as under:

    Type of Articles

    INR (Authors from India)

    USD (Foreign Authors)

    Research and Review Article (word limit -3500 3 figures, 3 tables)



    Short Communication (word limit -2500 2 figures, 2 tables)



    Letter to Editor/ Editorial/Case Reports (word limit -1500 1 figure, 1 table)



    To cover the production cost of the following

    • iThenticate screening
    • Journal Hosting System [jHOST]
    • 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, where appropriate, in an internationally recognized, open access repositories.

    In case Letter to Editor is in response to any article published earlier in JPPCM, then no charges will be payable.

    Note: Request for waiving / discount in publication charge will be considered on a case-by-case basis and will be granted if the author genuinely does not have the ability to pay. Authors should submit a waiver or discount request during the submission of their article.