International Journal for Research in Applied
Science and Engineering Technology (IJRASET)
motivate researchers, academicians, students to
guest edit special issue on common topics.
Special Issue contains papers on specific topic
or domain. They are compiled by an editor who is
responsible for selection of contributions to a
Special Issue is organized by a minimum of 3
Guest Editors are recognized experts in the
area they are proposing for the special issue.
Guest Editors are from different
Normally, the journal publishes, per issue:
4 to 5 original research articles.
1 to 2 review articles.
1 to 2 teaching cases.
Guest Editor Responsibilities:
Prepare a Special Issue proposal, and send
it to the journal Editor at [email protected]
Once the proposal has been approved,
announce the call for papers on websites and
distribution lists, and contact potential
Send manuscript abstracts to 2 reviewers
Receive the abstract review reports, make a
decision about its status (accept, reject),
notify the authors about the decision, and ask
them to confirm if they wish to submit the full
Upon receiving confirmation, point authors
to the guidelines for preparing full manuscripts
that are published on the journal's website.
Send the manuscripts to the reviewers.
View the full manuscript review reports,
make a decision about their status (accept,
accept with minor changes, accept with major
revisions and a second round of review,
decline), and notify the manuscript author(s)
about the decision.
Prepare an introduction/editorial for the
Follow the review cycles to the final
version of accepted papers.
Avoid conflicts of interest, and ensure that
authors observe the copyright, and research
involving human subject's policies of the
Ensure that final versions of the
manuscripts are in the format required by the