Publication Policy Agreement


Gomal University Journal of Research is open access, peer reviewed with multi-disciplinary scope that considers the scholarly contributions of the authors within the scope of Adult Education, Curriculum, Elementary, Secondary and Higher Education, Health and Physical Education, Mass Communication, Business and Economics, Gender Studies, Human Rights, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Defense Studies, Strategic Studies, International Relations, Management, Public Administration, Political Science, Public Policy, Asian and African Studies, History and Pakistan Studies. The Journal offers an opportunity to authors to publish their valuable and original research work on different issues within the scope of the Journal.


Gomal University Journal of Research considers the research articles that have not been previously published and not under considerations for publications in any other Journal. It is the responsibility of the author (s) to ensure the originality of the research work offered to the Journal for publication with clear understanding the contents of the article is not under considerations by any other journal. Gomal University Journal of Research reserved the rights to transform and revise the contributions of authors however, the authors of the article will receive statement prior to the publication of their article in Gomal University Journal of research.




This disclaimer aims to inform the readers that all the ideas and views communicated by the authors in the text belongs solely and exclusively to the author/authors, and not inevitably to the author's employer, individual, committee, organization or any other group. All such opinions expressed by the author/author(s) through different sources by examining the views of the participants from any organization do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the Gomal University Journal of Research. Furthermore, it is to clarify that all these standpoint, viewpoints, thinking, findings and conclusion that are expressed and articulated in submitted and published articles or any other contents are strictly belong to the authors and not reflect the views of the Gomal University Journal of Research team and Publisher.




The copyright of the manuscripts published in GUJR are retained by the author/authors by granting the first publication rights to the Gomal University Journal of Research. Gomal University Journal of Research and editorial team will not be responsible for any successive use of the author(s) work and even if desired so, it is the responsibility of the author(s) to bring an encroachment action by providing the clear statement about the conflict of interest in the copyright agreement between the authors and the Gomal University Journal of Research to ensure the transparency of the publication ethics.




Gomal University Journal of Research follows American Psychological Association (APA). For further assistance, please see submission guideline ( submissionguidlines/AuthorGuidlines.pdf) & booklet for authors ( /public/submissionguidlines/APA-Reference-Style.pdf) as provided on Gomal University Journal of Research website to facilitate authors. The authors are required to follow strictly the formatting rules as offered by the Gomal University Journal of Research.  




The Gomal University Journal of Research intends to facilitate the readers globally by exchanging the valuable knowledge related with different field of learning and education. Gomal University Journal of Research inspires the contributions from different educational cultures and systems around the world through the phenomenon of the knowledge sharing. Consequently, any particulars that may make the reliability and validity of the research uncertain due to conflict of interest that must be included in following format with the original submission at the time of publication:

  • I have no potential conflict of interest relating to this submission to Gomal University Journal of Research.
  • I agree to all above-mentioned terms and conditions of the Gomal University Journal of Research Publishing Policy Agreement and Accept that the decision of Gomal University Journal of Research will be final and I will have no objection.





Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal (Gomal University Journal of Research).



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