Peer Review Process


Each submitted manuscript will receive a unique paper id. The manuscripts will be initially screened to check for the conference scope and originality. All the submitted manuscripts will be sent for technical peer review process and the corresponding author will be notified the outcome of the review process. ICSTCE adopts double blind review process. 

Paper selection process #

STEP 1 (Received) – Abstracts* / full length papers received will be given paper ID** in relevant to the conference topic and track.
STEP 2 (Under Screening) – Initial screening review will be done by the Technical Program Committee of ICSTCE. Initial screening include relevance to the conference topic, plagiarism***, organization of the paper, quality of figures/diagrams/illustrations/equations and etc.
STEP 3 (Under Review) – Papers got through Step 2 alone will be forwarded to technical review process. Papers will be sent to at-least two reviewers who are specialized in the same domain as the paper.
STEP 4 (Revision) – Corresponding author will be notified the outcome of the review process and the revised version of the manuscript shall be submitted within fifteen days on the date of intimation.
STEP 5 (Under Review) – Revised version of the papers will be sent for reviewer to ensure that all the suggested corrections have been carried out, if required. Otherwise, the editors will take a decision whether or not to accept the paper. If the reviewer recommended for minor revision TPC recommends its decision to the organizing Chair on the paper.
STEP 6 (Accept / Reject) – Final decision will be taken by the editors based on the recommendations by the reviewers / TPC and the same will be intimated to the corresponding authors.
STEP 7 (CRP Received / Not Received) – status of the Camera Ready Paper after the acceptance.
STEP 8: (REG Complete / Pending) – Status of the registration

# No paper will be accepted without screening review and technical review process
* Full length papers shall be submitted in order to consider the paper for review process.
** Paper ID will be provided all the received papers with in ONE working day from CMT. Authors are requested to contact the TPC through, If the paper ID had not received within the time frame.
*** TPC of ICSTCE check for possible plagiarism TWICE, first after receiving the paper and then at the stage of acceptance. Though ICSTCE carefully check for plagiarism there are some possibilities for inaccuracies in the plagiarism results, hence ICSTCE encourages the authors to take sole responsibility for plagiarism when they submit their papers.