Ethics Statement


This is the statement of ethics for the Malaysian Journal of Communication and Information Technology (MyJiCT) published by the Faculty of Creative Multimedia & Computing, KUIS. Selangor. MyJiCT adheres to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) standards on publication ethics. It covers the code of ethics for the chief editor, editorial board members, reviewers, and authors.

The Editorial Board is responsible for the prevention of publication malpractice. Unethical behavior is unacceptable and MyJiCT does not tolerate plagiarism in any form. Authors submitting articles to MyJiCT must ensure the manuscript is original. The submission also suggests that the manuscript has not been published previously in any language, either fully or partly, and is not currently submitted for publication elsewhere.



  • To evaluate the suitability of manuscripts in terms of intellectual content and merit.
  • To ensure the confidentiality of manuscripts and not disclose them to third parties other than MyJiCT editorial board members.
  • To make a final decision on the acceptance/rejection of the manuscripts.
  • To engage with International editors and reviewers to uplift the quality of the editorial process.
  • To promote the visibility of MyJiCT in the appropriate platforms such as conferences, symposiums, and workshops.



  • To assess the manuscripts for their content and language proficiency that are assigned by Chief Editor.
  • To appoint potential reviewers for the manuscripts that are screened by Chief Editor.
  • To re-evaluate the corrections made by authors.
  • To provide recommendations in terms of quality and suitability of manuscripts in accordance with MyJiCT’s aim and scope.
  • To promote the visibility of MyJiCT in the appropriate platforms such as conferences, symposiums, and workshops.



  • To disclose any conflict of interest regarding the assigned manuscript.
  • To refuse and review any submission due to a conflict of interest or inadequate of expertise.
  • To carry out the review process fairly, rationally, and professionally.
  • To report any ethical misconduct while reviewing (plagiarism) to the Chief Editor for further action.
  • To not contact the authors or any related parties regarding any comments on the assigned manuscript.
  • To ensure the originality of the manuscript and be alert for plagiarism or redundant publication.
  • To adhere to the given due date for reviewing process and request for an extension from Chief Editor if the due date cannot be met.



  • To ensure only new and original work is submitted for editorial evaluation. If the authors have used any literature/artwork, then it should be appropriately cited.
  • To ensure the article submitted to MyJiCT is not under review or simultaneously submitted to another journal for evaluation. Authors are only allowed to submit the article after a formal rejection letter is issued from MyJiCT or authors write to withdraw the article any time before the production process begins.
  • To do necessary corrections as commented by the chief editor, editors, reviewers, or copyeditors to ensure a smooth publication process. Authors are also responsible to inform Chief Editor if there is any inaccuracy of data in the published work. If a significant error needs to be amended, then a separate corrigendum will be published to highlight the changes.
  • To make sure any content of the manuscript does not violate any proprietary or personal rights of others (including, without limitation, any copyrights or privacy rights.
  • To declare and acknowledge any possible conflict of interest or funding bodies involved in the research.



  • A statement on the conflict of interest shall be included in the manuscript either as “Conflict of Interest” or in the “Acknowledgement” section if authors receive any technical or financial support for the influence of the reported results in the manuscript.



  • Corresponding authors must ensure all the listed authors have a significant contribution to the intellectual part of the research paper.
  • Others who have participated in certain substantive parts of research work should be acknowledged in the “Acknowledgement” section.
  • All co-authors must read and approve the final version of the manuscript before submission.



  • All accepted and published articles are OPEN ACCESS and free to read/download by anyone from the world through MyJiCT’s website. However, papers on acceptance become the copyright of the journal. However, the authors retain publishing rights with respect to Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.