Article Processing Charges

Shodh Sagar Journal for Medical Research Advancement (SSJMRA) publishes all articles in full open access which means the journal does not charge/generate revenue by selling the articles or giving reading permissions to readers.
Authors pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover, among other publishing chores, the costs of peer review administration and management, professional creation of articles in PDF and other formats, and dissemination of published papers in various locations. Please note that you may still submit an advance payment, but this does not guarantee that your manucript will be approved. There are no fees for rejected articles, no fees for submitting them, and no additional fees based on the article's length, number of figures, or other information. Some items are released without charge (Editorials, Corrections, Addendums, Retractions, Comments, etc.).

APC Overview:
The APC is mandatory for manuscript processing, publication, and maintenance of open access content.
It supports editorial services, peer review, online hosting, indexing, archiving, and ensures unrestricted global access to articles.

APC Structure:
India:                                         INR 10,000.
South Asian Countries:           USD 180.
Rest of the World:                    USD 250.

Discounts and Fee Waivers:
Early Career Researchers: A 20% discount is available for researchers who have received their PhD in the last three years.
Volume Submissions: Institutions submitting 10 or more articles annually receive a 15% discount.
Fee Waiver Program: Limited fee waivers are provided to authors from low-income countries or those facing financial hardship. Authors must apply for a waiver via form available on Journal Website.

Creative Commons Licensing:
Articles are published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, facilitating sharing and adaptation with proper attribution and non-commercial use.

Billing and Payment:
APC billing occurs post-article acceptance.
Authors or their institutions are responsible for payment, which is due within 15 days of invoicing.

Refund Policy:
APCs are non-refundable once an article has been published.

APC Transparency:
SSJMRA maintains transparency in its APC structure, ensuring that funds are used effectively to support open access publishing.

Payment through transfer:
A/C Name (payable to):          Shodh Sagar
Account no:                              2221255844079949
Name of the Bank:                  AU Small Finance Bank
Branch :                                    Shalimar Bagh Delhi
IFSC No:                                    AUBL0002558

Payment through UPI/Online Payments:
For online payment you can also use Google Pay, Phone Pe, Paytm & UPI on the number (+91-9812052026)
UPI - shodhsagar@aubank
or Scan the QR Code