Editorial process and Peer Review

Editorial process and Peer Review

All submitted manuscripts are subject to initial appraisal by the Editor. If found suitable for further consideration and publication, will be subjected to peer review by independent, competent, experts and anonymous referees. Receipt of the manuscript will be acknowledged by email. Every effort will be made to complete the review process within shortest possible time. Papers will be submitted electronically by visiting the journal website.

Publication cost/Open Access Fees

Accepted articles will be published online for free open access for all to view. Open access publishing provides the maximum dissemination of the article to the largest audience.

Publication Charges

All submitted manuscripts in REJOST shall undergo preliminary assessment by the Editor. After the assessment, the paper can be rejected if it does not meet the standard of REJOST or be subjected to peer review process by two independent and anonymous experts/reviewers selected by the Editor-in-Chief with the assistance of the section editors and members of the editorial board if it is technically and comprehensively adequate. The corresponding author will be notified on receipt of manuscript by email. Paper submissions must be done electronically through the journal website. The editorial team shall put every possible effort to ensure that review process is completed in full cycle in the shortest possible time. Upon acceptance, the author(s) will pay article processing fee of Twenty five thousand Naira (N25,000.00) or Fifty US Dollars ($50) only through the Bank Account of REJOST.

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Open Office, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Accepted Manuscript/Galley proof

After peer review, reviewer’s and editor’s comments are sent to the corresponding author. Accepted manuscript is sent as galley proof to the corresponding author. Authors should review proofs in detail to ensure that the text and figures are correct. Authors are encouraged to return proofs within 2 to 3 days by email attachment to ensure timely publication.

Journal Publishing Agreement

A properly completed and signed Journal Publishing Agreement must be submitted for each manuscript (download a sample copy from the Journal website).

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Frequency of Publication

Four issues a year, with rapid review and publication.


Papers published are abstracted and indexed by scientific indexing services Open J-Gate, Google Scholar, EBSCO Host, EMBASE.


Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published before; that it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities – tacitly or explicitly-at the institute where the work has been carried out; that publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation; that if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication the authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the publisher and that the manuscript will not be published elsewhere in any language without the consents of the copyright holders.

 All articles published in this journal are protected by copyright, which covers the exclusive rights to produce and distribute (e.g. as off-prints), as well as translation rights. No material published in this journal maybe reproduced photographically or stored on microfilm, in electronic data bases, videos disks etc. without first obtaining written permission from the publisher. The use of general descriptive names, trade names, trademarks etc. in this publication, even if not specifically identified, does not imply that these names are not protected by the relevant material contained herein.

While the advice in this journal is believed to be true and accurate at the date of its going to press, neither the authors nor the publisher can accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omission that may crop out. The publisher makes no warranty, express or implied, with respect to the material contained herein.

Editorial enquiries

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Nyakno Jimmy George
Researchers Journal of Science and Technology (REJOST)
Official Journal of Faculty of Physical Sciences

Akwa Ibom State University, 520101, Nigeria
 P.M.B. 1167, Uyo
E-mail: rejost21@gmail.com; nyaknogeorge@aksu.edu.ng.
Website: https://www.rejost.com.ng

Cover letter


Dear editor- in Chief

I/we hereby submit a manuscript entitled “Title of the manuscript” to be considered for publication as an original research article in the "Researchers Journal of Science and Technology". This manuscript describes original work and is not under consideration by any other journal. All authors approved the manuscript and this submission. Thank you for receiving our manuscript and considering it for review. We appreciate your time and look forward to your response.

The authors have directly worked on this study and approved the current version of this paper.

The contents of this study have not been published elsewhere.

We hope to get your good consideration and recommendation.

Please address all correspondence concerning this manuscript to me at (email)

Thank you for your consideration of this manuscript

Best regards