The journal is accredited by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) in Category “Y”.

The postgraduate residents can publish their research papers in lieu of dissertations.

The processing and publication fee is now Rs. 16000/- per original article.

Every reviewer will now be paid Rs. 1500/- for a successful review. 

The "JSMC: JOURNAL OF SAIDU MEDICAL COLLEGE" is the official journal of SAIDU MEDICAL COOLEGE, SWAT, Pakistan and is published from Research & Development Cell of the Saidu Medical College, Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. JSMC is the sole intellectual property of Saidu Medical College, Swat, Pakistan.

JSMC will be independently managed by the Editorial Board, National and International Advisory Board. The publication process, either online or in printed version will be the sole and independent responsibility of the Research & Development Cell, at Saidu Medical College, Swat, Pakistan.

JSMC will accept only those submissions for processing, that were submitted online at Manuscripts sent through email will no longer be accepted for processing.

JSMC will now publish on a quarterly basis from 2021 onward.