Article Processing Charges Policy

Upon submitting an article to a Phcog.Net journals, the submitting author must agree to pay the publication charge. After acceptance the article will enter the production cycle and the author will be asked to pay the publication charge.

When final formatting corrections are made and the author approves their article for publication, payment of the publication charge must be received before the article will be published online.

Payment can be made by any of the following methods:

  • Credit card payment can be made online using a secure payment form within India.
  • NEFT or RTGS/ Cheque /DD  (payment is due within 30 days).

Swift payment is advised, as the article will not be published until payment is received.

Taxes on publication charges

As mandated by the Indian Government and based on the Goods & Service tax Law and procedures, Phcog.Net, would be charging service tax @18.00% GST on fees collected from Indian authors with effect from 1st July 2017. The said tax will be in addition to the prices maintained on the website to be collected from the authors and will be paid to the Indian Government.


You will be quoted/charged in Indian Rupees for Indian Authors and US Dollars for other countries