Peer Review Process

JTC-RE (Journal of Tropical Chemistry Research and Education) published two times a year since 2019. Articles should be written in Indonesian or English. The abstract is in Indonesian.

All the review process are conducted in double-blind review. Editor in Chief handles all correspondence with the author and makes the final decision as to whether the paper is recommended tothe editors then make a decision based on the reviewer’s recommendation from among several possibilities: rejected, require major revision, need minor revision, or accepted.


Editor in Chief and Editorial Board will evaluate the submitted papers on a prequalification step for suitability of further review process. The manuscripts will be evaluated by two qualified peer reviewers selected by Editor in Chief. The peer reviewers should examine the manuscript and return it with their recommendation to the Editor in Chief as soon as possible, usually within 3 weeks. The Editor in Chief decides the acceptance or rejection of the paper.

Papers with revision will be returned to the authors, and the author must return the revised manuscript to the Editor in Chief via OJS of JTC-RE (Journal of Tropical Chemistry Research and Education). Editor in Chief sends the revised manuscript to the Editorial Board to check whether the manuscript is revised as suggested by peer reviewers. Editorial Board could give a recommendation to Editor in Chief that the manuscript should return to authors, accept, or reject within 1 week. Editor in Chief would send an acceptance letter announcing the publication issue attached with manuscript reprint to authors.