Ethics Policy

!!!! Bi-Annual Double Blind Peer Reviewed Refereed Journal !!!!

!!!! Open Access Journal !!!!

Cyber Times International Journal of Technology & Management (CTIJTM), works rigorously against any unethical act of copying data or plagiarism in any form whatsoever. Plagiarism becomes deceptive when large portions of any manuscript have been copied from any current or previously published paper/article. CTIJTM substantiate carefully that each paper should be free from Plagiarism and should be reviewed by double blind peer-review process. Any paper which is found to be plagiarized gets rejected and does not considered for presentation in the Conference/ Publication in the Conference Proceedings, Journal etc. CTIJTM follows the system to a great extent that any paper can be rejected, if it not as per the publication standard at any stage.   

The “CTIJTM" follows the best practices in evaluation of contents, processing of manuscripts and publishing thereof based on code of conduct defined by Editorial Board and Publisher. The Authors, Reviewers and Editors are expected to adhere and follow the code of conduct on ethical practices defined in the CTIJTM policies.


Each authors who submit (and willing to publish a Research work in the journal) the manuscript, should read the authors guidelines and Code of conduct for submission and publication of work in the “CTIJTM”.

AUTHOR's Code of Conduct

It is mandatory for Authors to:

  • Present an accurate account of research performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance.

  • Accurately represent underlying data in the paper.

  • Present sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work.

  • Cite all relevant references.

  • Identify any hazards inherent in conducting the research.

  • Declare any conflicts of interest (see Author Guidelines).

  • Ensure they have written and produced entirely original work and ensure that where they have used the work and/or words of others, this has been properly attributed and accurately quoted.

  • Not submit the same or similar article or substantially similar material, concurrently to any other journal or primary publication, nor do so until the outcome of their submission to the journal is known.

  • Avoid self-plagiarism, i.e. not submit the same or substantially similar material (data or text) as contained in any article, including review articles, which the author(s) have published previously.

  • Avoid fragmenting research to maximize the number of articles for publication.

  • Avoid libelous or defamatory statements in their work.

  • Ensure all contributors have approved the final version of the manuscript and its submission to the journal.

  • Report any significant error or inaccuracy in the work to the publisher as soon as it is discovered.


The journal uses ‘Double Blind Review’ of the manuscripts; the reviewers must maintain the confidentiality during reviewing and post review of manuscript. The manuscript work should be evaluated in respective field of expertise and detailed feedback and recommendation should be provided to editors. The general code of conduct defined in the links should be referred and followed while reviewing and providing feedback.


All the editors should handle the assigned manuscripts by observing fair processing of submissions, editorial independence, confidentiality and rational decision making within stipulated time framework with the feedback obtained from independent reviewer/experts in the field of work covered in respective manuscript. A detailed code of conduct mentioned in the reference documents should be adhered to.


The Publisher "Cyber Times" handles the unethical publishing cases. In cases of alleged or proven scientific misconduct, fraudulent publication or plagiarism, the publisher, in close collaboration with the editors, will take all appropriate measures to clarify the situation and to amend the article in question. This includes the prompt publication of an erratum, clarification or, in the most severe case, the retraction of the affected work.  The publisher, together with the editors, shall take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, and under no circumstances encourage such misconduct or knowingly allow such misconduct to take place.

Access to Journal ContentThe publisher is committed to the permanent availability and preservation of scholarly research. The online and digital contents are preserved by the Publisher by maintaining own digital archive and would also ensure accessibility by partnering with other digital archiving organizations. Most of the journal contents are archived in the Print form as well.