Peer Review Process

Peer Review Process

All articles submitted to Jurnal Teknik Kimia (JTK) should follow the scope of Journal and journal author guidelines. The submitted articles were double-blind reviewed by the expert scientific reviewers. The reviewers will give specific comments on the manuscript contents. The decision of manuscript acceptance is based on the consideration from Reviewers comments. The Editors will make the final decision on manuscript acceptance based on the comments of the reviewers. All manuscripts are peer reviewed following the procedures.

Initial manuscript evaluation

Firstly, the editors evaluate all manuscripts. The rejected manuscripts in this stage have insufficiently originality,  serious scientific flaws, poor grammar, or are out of the aims and scope of the journal. 

Type of Peer Review

This journal employs a double-blind review process, where the referee remains anonymous throughout the process.

Reviewers selection

Reviewers are selected to review the paper according to their expertise. Our reviewers database is constantly being updated. We welcome suggestions for reviewers from the author though these recommendations may or may not be used.

Review reports

The reviewers are asked to evaluate whether the manuscript:

  • Is the manuscript original, and international, not local, significance?
  • Is the manuscript methodically and uses appropriate techniques?
  • Has results which are clearly presented and support the conclusions.
  • Has correct references to previous relevant work.

Language editors

A group of language editors ensures the linguistic and stylistic quality of the manuscript. In the review stage, they formulate recommendations to the authors on how to improve the language of their text (minor shortcomings) or formulate advice to contact a native speaker (major shortcomings).

How long does the review process take?

Typically the manuscript will be reviewed within six weeks. The reviews may request more than one revision of a manuscript.

Final report

A final decision to accept or reject the manuscript will be sent to the author along with any recommendations made by reviewers

Editor's Decision

Reviewers recommend the editors, who are responsible for the final decision to accept or reject the article.


Articles submitted to Jurnal Teknik Kimia (JTK) should be free form Plagiarism or Autoplagiarsm and declared in a Letter signed by all Authors or representatives (Primary Author). The similarity of the articles is checked by a Turnitin plagiarism detection software.