The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India (JOGI) is an ofﬁcial publication of the Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India. The Journal, a peer-reviewed publication, is published six times a year on a bimonthly basis and publishes clinical and basic research of all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology, community obstetrics and family welfare and subspecialty subjects including gynecological endoscopy, infertility, oncology and ultrasonography, provided they have scientific merit and represent an important advance in knowledge. The Journal publishes original article, invited review, article invited, mini review article, instrumentation and techniques, invited instrument review, case report, invited book review, short commentary, correspondence (letter to the editor) and photo essay.
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India (JOGI) has a most impartial double blind peer review system in place which attempts to ensure quality of each article before it is published.
There are over 500 peer reviewers who are leading experts in their field are registered with JOGI. All articles are submitted online by the authors. After technical scrutiny, they are assigned to the editor in chief (EIC) for initial assessment. If EIC feels that an article is out of scope, or not of good quality, it is subjected to editorial discussion forum. The feedback is taken from editorial board members, decision of taking it ahead for further processing is made by majority, keeping in mind the ethics of the journal. Articles which are of good quality and are found suitable for target readership of JOGI, are subjected to peer review process for detailed scrutiny. It is made sure that the articles are sent to subject experts for detailed analysis. A systematic procedure is in place for evaluation of each article submitted for potential publication. If reviewers 'comments are unfavourable or they recommend revisions, such decisions are communicated to authors. Those articles which sustain the detailed scrutiny by reviewers and editors, a provisional decision of acceptance is made and after a thorough pre-acceptance checking, decision of final acceptance is made and communicated to author immediately. Both initial and pre-acceptance checking ensures that ethical requirements are complete, to produce a high quality article.
- Suvarna Khadilkar
- Publishing model
- Hybrid. Open Choice – What is this?
- Submission to first decision: 57 days
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