Ethical Policy

Pakistan Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (PJHSS) follows rigorous ethical standards for publishing articles. Pakistan Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (PJHSS) ethics and malpractice statement is conceptualized on Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines. Author (s) are solely responsible for the originality and reliability of the research outcomes and must comply following rules.

  • Data and findings of the research shall be provided only if they are real and reliable.
  • Findings of highlighted research issue must be original.
  • The contribution of other works shall be acknowledged and referred appropriately. Data sources and supporting evidence must be cited accurately in the text and references section.
  • Any manuscript shall not be submitted if it is already published or sent for publication in another journal.
  • There shall be no violation of copy rights in text, tables, graphics and formulas of the manuscript.
  • PJHSS strictly condemns breach of research ethics and copyright infringement in submitted articles. Authors are responsible for any kind of manifestations of plagiarism in their manuscript and editorial board takes rigorous steps to prevent such violations.
  • The authors are accountable for the accuracy of provided information i.e., facts, personal, geographical, companies, organizational and institutional names etc.  
  • The opinions expressed in research articles are by the authors that do not necessarily suggest the viewpoints of the editorial board. Therefore, no obligation is imposed on PJHSS editorial team in this context.