About the Journal


Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science (IJACS) is a quarterly, international, open access, journal dedicated to various disciplines of Chemical Sciences. IJACS publishes from KROS publications of manuscripts (Original research and review articles Mini-reviews, Short communication) on original work, either experimental or theoretical in the following areas;


Analytical Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Industrial Chemistry
Material Chemistry
Nuclear and Radio Chemistry

Nano Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Polymer Chemistry
Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
Oil and gas Chemistry
Petroleum Chemistry


All contributions shall be rigorously refereed and selected on the basis of quality and originality by duly considering their contemporary relevance.


Journal Pollicies

  • Peer-review Policy

  • Waiver Policy

  • Copyright policies

  • Author Self-Archiving policies

  • Publication ethics and malpractice statement

  • Plagiarism Policy


Open Access Policy

In order to ensure the maximum exposure of IJACS contents, KROS Publications adopted the open access policy, meaning that; All the articles published in IJACS are made freely accessible online immediately after publication in an easily readable format, without any subscription or registration barrier. To enable this, all the published articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). Hence, published articles can be shared and adapted, provided the attribution for the work is given and that the work is not used for commercial purposes. The journal also allows the authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional/subject based repository.


Peer-review Policy

  • All the manuscripts submitted to IJACS will be subjected to double blinded peer review process; The manuscript will be reviewed by three suitable experts in respective subject area. The reports of all the reviewers will be considered while deciding on acceptance/revision or rejection of a manuscript. However, based on reviewer’s comments Editor-In-Chief will make the final decision.
  • Editor-In-Chief can ask the one or more advisory board members for their suggestions upon a manuscript, before making the final decision. Associate editor and review editors provide the administrative support to maintain the integrity of peer review process.
  • In case, authors challenge editor's negative decision with suitable arguments, the manuscript can be sent to one more reviewer and the final decision will be made based upon his recommendations.
  • Please click here for more details about peer review and editorial policies.

Copyright Policies

All the articles published in IJACS are distributed under a creative commons license. The journal allows the author(s) to hold the copyright of their work (all usages allowed except for commercial purpose).
IJACS is an RoMEO green journal. The journal allows the authors to self-archive pre-print, post print and publisher's version of the articles in any OAI-compliant repository.

Please contact us at
editor@ijacskros.com for permissions related to commercial use of the article(s).

Author Self-Archiving Policy

IJACS is an RoMEO green journal. The journal allows the authors to self-archive pre-print, post print and publisher's version of the articles in any OAI-compliant repository.


Plagiarism Policy


Authors should ensure the originality of their contents, while preparing a manuscript draft. In case the authors have used the work and/or words of others this must be appropriately cited or quoted. All the articles submitted to IJACS shall be screened for plagiarism using iThenticate (online plagiarism detection software). In case, plagiarism is detected during review/editorial process, such manuscript(s) will be rejected immediately. If the plagiarism is proven after publication, such manuscript(s) will be retracted from the journal and appropriate announcement will be placed in this regards. We can also consider appropriate action against authors depending upon the seriousness of the case. It includes;

Debarring the authors from publication in future.
We can bring such instants in notice of author's funding agencies, author's institutes (where they works) and to the original authors whose work has been plagiarized.

COPE flow charts (please follow below link) shall also be considered while dealing with plagiarism complaints.

  1. Suspected plagiarism in a submitted manuscript

  2. Suspected plagiarism in a published manuscript.


Waiver Policy


IJACS may grant the partial/full waiver in article processing charges to the authors those are unable to pay the article processing charges due to financial crisis.  Only the authors from low income countries can apply for waiver. Waiver is applicable for one article per year for each submitting author.

Please send your waiver requests to editor@ijacskros.com



The author(s) of each article appearing in this Journal is/are solely responsible for the content thereof; neither the Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science nor its editors or publisher or anyone else involved in creating, producing or distribution assumes any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information provided in the Journal, nor shall they be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the use of the Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science.











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