International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences

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About the Journal

Introduction

This document provides details of the scope of the journal, the review process, criteria for assessment and acceptance of the paper as well as expectation of how the journal should look like. It specifies how materials presented for submission to IJBAS should look like in terms of the Fonts, Formatting, Styles, Numbering and structures of the paper.

 

Scope of the Journal

International Journal of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science is dedicated to publish original articles in ALL areas of BASIC and APPLIED SCIENCES. It will provide a forum for young and upcoming researchers to publish their original work with ease. We will assist researchers on intricacies of research writing and provide avenue where their original work can compete favorably among comity of researchers within their chosen domain. To achieve this, the review process is designed in a way to help researchers in areas of research development, research writing and publications to meet international standard. In IJBAS, the expected number of pages should not exceed fifteen (15) as additional pages attracts additional charges.

Review process

IJMSCS wish to make review process comprehensive but simple enough for the author as long as the content has merit in a learned community. The review process will be broad to accommodate not just rejection but reasons for rejection as well as recommendation for re-submission.  The review process is highlighted below

  Stages of Review

  1. Submission of original article via submission_ijbas@worldmerit.com.ng by using our template which can be downloaded at Manuscript sample showing style and formatting specifications for IJBAS paper Manuscript sample showing style and formatting specifications for IJBAS papers
  2. Acknowledgment of submission within 48 hours
  3. Editorial Board appraisal and recommendation for review
  4. Appointment of 2 to 4 reviewers
  5. Report of reviewers collected
  6. The score sheet of the reviewer determines the status of the paper after review
  7. Communicate the author on the outcome of review
  8. Payment of processing fees if accepted
  9. Forward the Gallery Proof to author for final check of the paper
  10. Online publication

 Criteria for Assessment of Submission

To get the best quality for our submission, the reviewer grades the submission based on

  1. Originality
  2. Use of language
  3. Title
  4. Abstract
  5. Conclusion
  6. Data presentation and analysis
  7. References and citation
  8. Presentation of facts
  9. Formatting
  10. Figures, tables and charts

Each of these items attracts 10points totaling 100. Where a submission doesn’t have any of these items (i.e., item vi or x), the submission will be assessed based on the total number of items available in the submission. The decision for publication from the number of reviewers will be average of the total number of scores received at the time of the decision.

Table 1: Decision Table

PERCENTAGE SCORE CLASSIFICATION DECISION REMARKS
(75-100) % EXCELLENT Accept With or without correction
(51-74) % VERY GOOD Accept With minor or major correction
(41-50) % GOOD Accept Major correction
(31-40) % POOR Reject With recommendations for re-submission
(0-30) % VERY POOR Reject Lack merit in all aspects

Editorial Board

Assoc. Prof. O. M. Ameen

Chemistry Department,

University of Ilorin,

P. M. B. 1515, Ilorin, 240001

+234 803 501 9199
moameen@unilorin.edu.ng

 

 

Dr. Victor Aina

Department of Applied Sciences

Kaduna Polytechnic

 

Assoc. Prof. T. T. Ibrahim

Department of physics

Federal University Lokoja

+234 81 321 475 88,(+27) 78 076 8801

taofiq.tibrahim@fulokoja.edu.ng

taofiq.tibrahim@gmail.com  ttibrahimng@yahoo.com

Authors Guidelines

International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences (IJBAS) is dedicated to publish original articles in ALL areas of BASIC and APPLIED SCIENCES. It will provide a forum for young and upcoming researchers to publish their original work with ease. We will assist researchers on intricacies of research writing and provide avenue where their original work can compete favorably among comity of researchers within their chosen academic domain. To achieve this, the review process is designed in a way to help researchers in areas of research development, research writing and publications to meet international standard. In IJBAS, the expected number of pages should not exceed twelve (12) as additional pages attracts additional charges.

 

Article Processing Charge

This charge is inclusive of review, hosting, processing and publication. Additional fees may be charged for courier services depending on location.

N30,000.00 per article for local author

80 USD. per article for international author

All payment should be made through the following account details:

Account Name: World Merit Consultancy Limited

Bank: Guaranty Trust Bank

Account NO: 0174977484

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