Information For Authors

Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process.

Article Publishing Charges

The Article Publishing Charge (APC) of PBR covers various operational costs related to the peer-review process, copyediting, typesetting, publication on our website and indexing in major databases. The PBR also ensure the integrity of the publication process.

The fee structure is listed here forth:

Processing Fee (PKR 3,000) - To be paid upon the submission of an article to PBR as an initial fee

Publication Fee (PKR 10,000) - To be paid later once the paper has been accepted after Peer Review for publication.


  • The fee is non-refundable.
  • The fee must be paid in favor of “Institute of Business Management", mandated by a proof of payment.


(1) Bank details for direct payment are:

Standard Chartered Bank Limited,

Al-Tijarah Centre Islamic Branch,

Shop No.S6-7 Plot No. 32-1-A

Block 6, P.E.C.H.S.


Branch Code: 182

Swift Code:  SCBLPKKX

IBAN : PK97SCBL0000001326020801

Account No :  01326020801


 (1) Pay order will be made in favor of "Institute of Business Management “for the above amounts and may be sent to the "The Editor".

 (2) Deposit cash at any Branch of Standard Chartered Bank or pay online in the following Bank Account

   A/C# 01326020801

   Standard Chartered Bank

   Institute of Business Management


The finance department of the Institute of Business Management requires deposit evidence i.e. screenshot of deposit slip or transfer confirmation message to the following email addresses; ;;;

Please Note the Disclaimers: The Processing Fee must be paid within 06 days of submission. Failure to do so will result in the paper not being assigned for editorial processing while being outrightly rejected. The policy applies similarly to the Publication Fee, which must be paid within 15 days after your paper has been accepted for publication. Submission of processing fee does not guarantee publication.