The name of the journal will be “International Journal of Statistical
Sciences (IJSS)". The journal shall be published by the Department of Statistics, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
Its ISSN is 1683--5603. The copyright of the journal Shall be reserved by the publishers. IJSS shall be an annual journal,
but the publishers reserve the right to change the status of the journal or to publish special issues if required. The official
address of the journal is:
International Journal of Statistical Sciences, Department of Statistics,
University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Statistics, University of Rajshahi shall provide all logistic support
to publish this journal.
Aims and Objectives
IJSS shall welcome papers both theoretical and applied from all branches of Statistics.
It shall also welcome papers from other disciplines where high quality of statistical applications are made. Invited papers
from distinguished Statisticians on pre-selected topics may be published. Each issue shall be forwarded by an Editorial note
made by the Editor-in-Chief. An `Instruction for Authors' shall be published in each issue of the journal. The back cover
page of each issue shall present the title of the papers together with the name of the authors.
The Editorial Board
The Academic Committee of the Department of Statistics, University of Rajshahi
shall form the editorial board of IJSS. The editorial board shall be headed by an Editor-in-Chief who shall be one of the
most renowned statisticians. The publication of the journal and all of the official activities of IJSS shall be done by an
Executive Editor assisted by two Assistant Editors. The Executive Editor and Assistant Editors must be members of the academic
staff of the Department of Statistics, University of Rajshahi. The number of the editorial board members should not exceed
30. At least 3 of them will be the members of academic staff of the Department of Statistics, University of Rajshahi. At least
2 of the editorial board members will be selected among the renowned alumnus of the Department of Statistics, University of
Rajshahi. Eminent statisticians from home and abroad shall fill up the remaining positions of the Editorial board, at least
two-fifth of them must come from outside Bangladesh. The publishers reserve the right to change the entire or a part of the
Editorial Board. All decisions about the journal shall be taken by the Editorial Board.
The Publication Committee
The publication committee of IJSS shall consist of five members. This committee
shall be headed by the Executive Editor. Two Assistant Editors shall also be the members of this committee. The other two
members of this committee shall be nominated by the academic committee of the Department of Statistics among the board members
belonging to the Department of Statistics, University of Rajshahi. After receiving manuscripts from the authors the Executive
Editor shall send the manuscripts to the referees. The Publication committee shall supervise the printing process of this
journal. The Publication Committee shall be accountable to the Academic Committee of the Department for their activities.
Distribution of the journal and off-prints shall also remain within the purview of this committee.
System of Referring
Each of the manuscripts shall be reviewed by two referees. Among the two referees
one must come from abroad. If both of the referees recommend the manuscript for publication without any modification it will
be accepted in straight way. If any one or both of the referees accept the paper with minor/major correction, the manuscript
shall be sent to the respective author together with the referees' report for possible correction. After the correction is
made the manuscript shall be sent again to the referees and the procedure shall continue until the referees' recommendations
are positive or negative. In case of divided opinion of the referees the manuscript must be sent to the third referee who
must be an overseas referee. The decision for the publication of the paper shall be made on the majority basis. Each successful
author shall receive a copy the of journal and 10 off-prints on payment of Tk.1000.00 (US $50.00) in advance. The list of
the reviewers for each issue of the journal shall be printed in it. Each reviewer of a particular issue shall receive a copy
of the journal free of cost. Articles published in IJSS shall be abstracted in an international Abstracting Journal.
Source of Finance
IJSS shall invite academic-interested persons from home and abroad to be the
distinguished life members and life members of this journal. The membership fee for distinguished life members shall be Tk.10,000.00
(US $500.00) (any amount over this fee is welcome). The life membership fee shall be Tk.2000.00 (US $100.00). The annual membership
fee shall be Tk.200.00 (US $10.00) for every year. All members of IJSS shall receive a free copy of each issue of this journal.
A photograph and a short biography of each of the distinguished life members shall be published in the current issue of the
journal. IJSS shall also welcome donations from individuals, different government and non-government institutions and donor
agencies. It may also seek advertisements from various education-based organizations/companies. The Executive Editor of IJSS
and the Chairman of the Department of Statistics, University of Rajshahi, will run the bank account of IJSS jointly. A general
meeting of all members of IJSS, members of Academic Staff of the Department of Statistics, University of Rajshahi, and donor
agencies will be held at least once in two years to discuss various issues regarding the publication of the journal.
The Academic Committee of the Department of Statistics, University of Rajshahi,
reserves the right to amend this constitution by the two-third majority of its members.