Open Access and Privacy Statement

Open Access Statement

International Journal of Drug Regulatory Affairs is committed to real and immediate Hybrid open access for academic work. All the original articles and review papers published in this journal are open access except last one calendar year. The same can also be available based on author request and considering the market and readers requirement.

Hybrid open access:

IJDRA offer readers a combination of subscription access and open access called Hybrid open access.

In “Hybrid” open access, IJDRA make available articles content of last one calendar year only to people and institutions with paid subscriptions whereas all the rest of the articles are open to anyone on the internet.  Anyone who can discover these open access articles can use them.  This is better than a closed subscription journal. The journal offer their authors a choice of paying the fee to make their article freely accessible or leaving it behind the subscription barrier. 

User Rights

All articles published as hybrid open access will be available for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute. Permitted reuse is defined by the user license CC-BY-NC.

The International Journal of Drug Regulatory Affairs also operates under the Creative Commons Licence CC-BY-NC. This allows for the reproduction of articles, free of charge, for non-commercial use only and with the appropriate citation information. All authors publishing with the IJDRA accept these as the terms of publication.

CC-BY-NC (Creative Commons Non-Commercial License): Allows others to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format. However, the material may not be used for commercial purposes. It can be an appropriate licence for monographs because it protects print copy sales while still providing scope for users to create derivative works of the online version to the benefit of all academia.

Hybrid Open Access Publication Fee

IJDRA is an Hybrid open access journal with subscription, although there are no Article submission charges, a fee is payable by the author or research funder to cover the costs associated with publication.

The publication fee for directly submitted articles is -

1500 INR/article from Indian Authors

USD 30/article from Authors from Low-Income Countries.

USD 40/article from Authors from Low-Middle Income Countries.

USD 60/article from Authors from Upper-Middle-Income Countries

USD 100/article from Authors from High-Income Countries.

(No other hidden charges) More detail for waiver policy.


Publishing Schedule

IJDRA journal publishes 4 issues a year (Quarterly).


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.