Terms and Conditions

Submission Fees

  1. Free Publication: We do not impose any fee on authors who do not have institutional funding. They can publish for free. There will be, however, restrictions on self-archiving, that is, the authors are not allowed to archive their full articles in their institutional repository or any third party repository. They can archive the Abstract and metadata in any place. Final formatting of the paper, however, needs to be done by the author/s.
  2. Institutional Funding: Authors having institutional funding need to contact the publisher at contact@aesthetixms.com at the time of submission and funding needs to be done as per the rules of the institution through. Authors are requested to send us a link to the clarification about institutional funding on the institution or agency’s website. All the funding data will be made available via Funder Registry.
  3. Special Terms and Conditions: If any author has to comply with any Funder’s policies for publication, we may be contacted for allowing special provision for Special Terms and Conditions at contact@aesthetixms.com.

Terms and Conditions

Authors are requested to read the following “Terms and Conditions” very carefully. If authors submit anything for publication, it will be taken for granted that they have read the “Terms and Conditions” and agreed to the same.
  • Copyright: The authors give Aesthetics Media Services exclusive, all-language-use copyright to publish, reproduce, distribute and grant reprinting permission to any other publishing agency or company to publish/distribute the articles, diagrams, maps and images online and in hard paper formats, wireless and all electronic digital formats and media like CD/DVD/Blue-ray disc and all other formats and media to be invented in future and for any number of copies at any time.
  • Submission: While submitting any piece of writing or illustration with us for publication, the authors understand that the same has not been sent or is not being considered for publication elsewhere.
  • Copyright Permission from others: Authors are responsible for getting the permission from the Copyright Holders for the reproduction of articles, long quotations, diagrams, maps and images in the articles, essays, illustration that they submit for publication in the journal.
  • Copyright Violation: In case of copyright violation or/and plagiarism solely the author/s will remain responsible and the publisher of the Rupkatha Journal cannot be held responsible and made a party for such cases.
  • No Payment: The publisher does not pay any royalty to authors or artists for their article or works.
  • Formatting: Authors will have to prepare the final MS as per the template supplied by us.
  • Sharing: Contributors can share links, abstracts anywhere on any format. They can share the final published papers via email on non-commercial basis.
  • Archiving: We do not allow self-archiving of the full contents in institutional repository or any other third party repository for authors who do not have institutional funding. Authors can self-archive only Abstracts.
  • Authors and contributors should understand that Aesthetics Media Services reserves the right to change/modify the terms and conditions of the journal at any time.

Updated on 12.08.2016

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Journal Indicator/Factor Values

Metrics 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
SJR 0.101 0.100 0.100 0.107 0.101
SNIP 0.304 0.271 0.061
IPP 0.034 0.038 0.007
RIP 0.03 0.04 NF
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The Rupkatha Journal is a widely recognized scholarly journal from India which maintains international standards of publication following strict editorial and review policies. It has been included into the following prestigious directories, databases and lists:
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All submitted articles are checked for potential unethical practices. In case any article is found to be plagiarized before publication, we will reject the submission and blacklist the author. If any article is found to be plagiarized or reported by anybody to have been plagiarized even after publication, we will REMOVE the article with a notice for the misdeed of the author. Please report plagiarism at editor@rupkatha.com.

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