Publication Charge


International Journal of Research in Science (IJRS) is an Open Access Journal. To partly cover the publication costs Research Plus Journals (RPJ) charge an article publication charge (APC). However, RPJ don't charge article submission charges for considering the article for double blind peer review process.

The Article publication charges is USD 500 per article. APC has to be paid only after submitted paper is reviewed and accepted for publishing.

Discounts and Waivers:

For all Research Plus Journals, APC waivers or discounts will be considered to authors from developing countries on the Waivers and Discounts List . Eligible Author should submit a waiver or discount request during the submission of their article via separate email to the Editor of the Journal. The final decision on the APC waiver or discount level is with the Editor-In-Chief based on several evaluating factors (for Example: Quality of the research article, Professional status of the authors, impact of the research work to the society etc.).

APC Refund Policy:

Research Plus Journals (RPJ) will refund an article processing charge (APC) if an error on RPJ part has resulted in a failure to publish an article under the Volume & Issue in which the article has been accepted for publication.  This may include the failure to make an article openly available on the journal platform. A refund will only be offered if these errors have not been corrected within 60 days after the error has been brought to RPJ's attention via email communication to the Chief-Managing-Editor via email at cme[at]

If you become aware of an error in the open access status or licensing of your article, please contact the Chief Managing Editor immediately.

APCs will not be refunded when articles are retracted as a result of author error or misconduct.

Payment of publication charges:

When submitting an article to a Research Plus Journal, the submitting author must agree to pay the article publication charge minus any eligible discount (or request a waiver). After acceptance the article will enter the production cycle and the author will be intimated to pay the Article publication charge for the journal minus any eligible discount. When final formatting corrections are made and the author approves their article for publication, payment of the Article publication charge must be received by RPJ before the article will be published online.

Payment can be made by any of the following methods:

  1. Credit card - payment can be made online using a secure payment form as soon as the manuscript has been editorially accepted. We will we send a receipt by email once payment has been processed.
  2. Invoice - payment is due within 30 days of the manuscript receiving editorial acceptance. Receipts are available on request. Please note that payment other than by credit card carries an administrative surcharge of USD50. 

Prompt payment is advised, as the article will not be published until payment is received.

Kindly contact the Chief Managing Editor at for more information support.