Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Is there any Article Publication Charges (APC) that is not mentioned in the website?

A: Yes. Authors pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) of USD250 to cover the costs of peer review administration and management, professional production of articles in PDF. There are no charges for rejected articles, no submission charges, and no surcharges based on the length of an article, figures, or supplementary data.

Q: How long does it take to publish an article with your journal?

A: There are several steps during the review process:

* Papers will go through a screening process before it is accepted for review. 

* If your paper has been accepted for the review process, normally it takes a minimum of 6 months to complete depending on reviewer’s feedback.

*Once your paper is accepted for publication, it will be published in either our April, August or December issue.

Q: How to become a reviewer in your esteemed journal what are the procedures?

A:  To be one of the reviewers of JMechE simply download the Reviewer’s Application form, complete it and send it to the Executive Editor via email. You will be informed of the outcome of your application within two weeks of your submission.

Download Reviewer’s Application Form

Please submit your CV to the Executive Editor via email.

Q: Is the journal is Scopus-indexed?

A: JMechE is a Scopus-indexed journal.

Q: Can I still make corrections to my article after it has been published online?

A: No correction can be made once it is published.

Q: Do you publish review papers?

A: We are regret to inform you that we do not not accept unsolicited review articles. 

Q: Please advise the frequency of the publication, e.g. twice annually or monthly etc. and in which month?

A: JMechE is published three times a year (in January, April, and September).

Q: How do the online submission system works?

A: We are currently working on our new online submission system. Manuscripts intended for publication in JMechE should be written in a camera-ready form with production-quality figures and done electronically in Microsoft Word 2000 (and above) and submitted online through ScholarOne platform via

Q: Is this journal UGC approved ?

A:  Research journals from all disciplines indexed in Scopus are included in the UGC-CARE List. JMechE is a Scopus-indexed journal.

Q: What is the submission deadline for the papers to be published?

A: There is no submission deadline.

Q: Is it mandatory to submit the manuscript according to the template at the initial submission?

A: Yes, it is mandatory to smoothen the publication process.

Q: What is the acceptance rate of papers?

A: The acceptance rate is around 50%-60% to date.

Q: How I can know if my article is being reviewed?

A: You will be notified once your article has been accepted for review process.

Q: What is the Impact Factor of your Journal ?

A: Our SJR for 2020 is 1.4.

Q: Can you give me more information about scope of Journal?

A: JMechE welcomes all contribution from those who wish to report on new development in mechanical engineering and other related engineering fields within the following scopes:

– Computation and Experimental Mechanics

– Dynamics, Vibration, and Sound

– Engineering Materials and Technology

– Fluids Mechanics

– Structural Modeling and Design

– Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering

– Robotics and Control

– Thermal and Power Engineering

– Fuels and Energy

– Advanced Materials

– Applied Mechanics

– Tribology

– Biomechanical Engineering

– Sports Engineering

– Ergonomics

– Sustainable Energies

– Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics

– Corrosion Engineering

– Nanosciences and Nanotechnology

– Materials Processing Techniques


– Aerospace and aviation related research