About the Journal

Focus and Scope

PELITA MASYARAKAT, is a forum for disseminating conceptual thoughts or ideas and research results that have been achieved in the field of community services. Pelita Masyarakat Journal has a goal for scientific publication of the results or conceptual servants of the ideas and ideas in the field of community service.

PELITA MASYARAKAT is published in one volume, twice a year, September and March. Every writer who has an article can send the manuscript by following the writing guidelines. Authors who want to submit their article manuscripts can be done online. Each article addressed to the editorial will be selected through the Desk Review and Initial Manuscript Evaluation process by the Editorial Board. Next, the article will be sent to the Bestari Partner / peer reviewer and will be entered into the next selection by the Blind Peer-Review Process. Further details about the review policy and process are available in the submission guidelines

Peer Review Process

After submit inventions have made a preliminary review of the manuscript by the editor PELITA MASYARAKAT. Editor will decide whether the manuscript in accordance with the scope and focus and proper to give to the reviewer. Sometimes, editors may recommend revision before submitting for review. This initial review of activities usually takes a week.

Submissions that pass the initial review will be assigned to at least two reviewers (double blind peer review). Based on the review editor will first make editorial decisions.

There are five possible editorial decisions (1) the manuscript is accepted, (2) be amended, (3) re-submit, (4) is sent to another publisher, or (5) is rejected.

Typically, the time frame of delivery to the first editor of the average results of 6-8 weeks.

The time to reach a final decision depends on the number of reviews rotation, perceptive writer etc. Typically, the time frame of delivery by an average of 4-5 months a final decision.

PELITA MASYARAKAT uses Plagiarisme CheckerX to plagiarism detection service to ensure the integrity of all submitted manuscripts, minimal simmilarity under 20%.

Publication Frequency

PELITA MASYARAKAT is published twice a year in September and March

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Universitas Medan Area

Sources of Support

We Thanks to Universitas Medan Area for the support