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Frequently Asked Questions

Q.1. What type of paper does NAP publish?

Ans: NAP publishes original papers, conceptual framework, review papers, analytical and simulation models, empirical research, technical notes, and book reviews.


 Q.2. In what format should be the paper submitted to NAP journals?

Ans: Please use the M.S Word format for submission of your paper. The Tables and figures should be combined with the text as a single MS Word submission.


Q.3. How can I find whether my manuscript does meet the NAP journal scope or not?

Ans: You can confirm by reading journal aim and scope page.


Q.4. How long should the article be?

Ans: Most important criteria for the acceptance of a paper is quality. However, for the benefit of peer-reviewers and readers papers should be as concise as possible. The length of a paper varies from 10 pages to 20 pages.


 Q.5. Is it possible to access published articles?

Ans: You can download easily from our website the pdf version of published articles.


Q.6. Do you charge readers to access to publications?

Ans: We do not charge any fees for access of readers to our journals and articles as we follow open access publication model.


Q.7. Do you charge authors for publications?

Ans: We charge authors at optimal cost and in differentiated structure counting for costs necessary for expertise, reviews, editing, web-related services, promoting indexing and other related services. Additional cost might be required to cover postal delivery and additional copies of printed journals. Authors submitting their articles accept responsibility for making the necessary fee payment arrangements.


Q.8. When the author should pay the respective fee for publication?

Ans: Payments must be done only after final letter of acceptance of a paper to publication.


 Q.9. How much time review process will take?

Ans: The editorial board is highly committed to the quick review process of the paper, but not with the sacrifice of the right judgment of a paper. The review process takes maximum 4 weeks.


Q.10. Does NAP have ‘manuscript submission guidelines’?

Ans: Yes, NAP has its own manuscript submission guidelines. Author(s) are advised to follow the Author Guidelines in preparing the manuscript before submission.


Q.11. I want to submit my paper to NAP, how should I submit it?

Ans: You can submit your paper to the editor through NAP Online Submission System.


Q.12. May I submit manuscript by email?

Ans: Yes you can submit your manuscripts/articles by email as an attachment to ;


Q.13. How may I know whether my manuscript has been submitted to NAP or not?

Ans: After the submission you will receive an acknowledgement email with paper id from us.


Q.14. Can I submit more than one paper for the same issue?

Ans: Yes, you can submit more than one paper at a time.


Q.15. My paper has been accepted for publication. How can I pay the publication fee?

Ans: You can pay publication fee via Bank Transfer, Western Union, Credit Card, PayPal and Money Gram. Click here for details.


Q.16. I want to join the review team of NAP. How can I become an honorable reviewer of NAP?

Ans: If you are interested to be an honorable reviewer, please see the details HERE.  


Q.17. When I will get the acceptance letter, if my paper is accepted?

Ans: Acceptance letter is provided just after receiving the reviewer’s feedback. It takes maximum 30 days after submission.


 Q.18. Is NAP journals are refereed?

Ans: Yes, NAP Journals are refereed. It follows blind peer review process.


Q.19. Are the journals published both in print and online versions?

Ans: Yes, NAP journals are published both in print and online versions.


Q.20. What are the benefits of publishing in an open access journal?

Ans: The readers, students, teachers, professionals and authors can easily access to the contents of an open-access journal. It ensures the readers of a paper world-wide.


Q.21. How will I come to know that my paper is published?

Ans: After publication of your paper you will receive an email from our production department.