Article Processing Charges (APC) Information

Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research publishes all articles in full open access under a Creative Commons (CC BY) license. This allows the scientific community and the general public to gain unlimited, free, and immediate access to scholarly articles, and to reuse the content freely provided that proper attribution is given to the original authors.

To cover the cost of providing our high-quality publishing services and free access to readers, all authors have to pay Submission Fee (for editorial processing) @ 2000 PKR (Pakistan), 50 $ (Foreign) when submitting their manuscripts. Authors whose papers are accepted for publication, they shall pay also Press Fee (for printing and postal charges)@ 8000 PKR (Pakistan), 150 $ (Foreign)

Processing Fee Coverage:

  • Journal administration: The editorial procedure, including administration related to peer-review, author revisions, and final decision-making. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research employs in-house staff to manage the majority of this process, leaving editorial board members to make key scientific decisions and allowing them to concentrate on their research. APC also covers the administrative work done for rejected articles.

Press Fee Coverage:

  • Article production: Editing, Type-Setting, Formatting as per guidelines of the PJPR.

  • Article hosting and dissemination: Website Maintenance, Contact with Indexing Databases, Submission of current and future published articles to indexing databases in XML format.

Payment Method
Fee can be paid by cheque, draft, online deposit or electronic transfer to the following account:
Account Title: Printing of Journal (NIP)
Account Number: 01500390007549 (For National Level)
Swift Code: ASCMPKKA
IBAN: PK 40 ASCM 0001500390007549 (For Foreign/International Level)
Branch Address: Askari Bank, Bhra Kahu Sub Branch, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.

Return and Refund Policy
Once an article has been accepted for publication, the Article Processing Charges are due. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research does not issue refunds for APC/publication fees once the payment is confirmed and paid.