About the Journal

Focus and Scope

BIBECHANA welcomes high quality research articles or review articles in the realm of  Physical Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Engineering). Articles of theoretical, computational, and experimental nature are all welcome.

Publication Frequency

Effective from 2023, the journal is published in three issues per year. The first issue is published in April, the second in August, and the third in December. The journal was published in two issues annually in 2021 and 2022. The journal used to publish once a year until 2020.

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. Users may read, download, copy, distribute, print, search for, or link to the entire texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose. These uses do not require prior permission from the publisher or authors. This policy aligns with the DOAJ's principle of open access.

Copyright and Permissions

Copyright on any research article in BIBECHANA is retained by the author(s).
The authors grant BIBECHANA a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher.

The corresponding author is responsible for any conflict of interest between authors and others. The journal is not responsible for concepts, ideas, and views reflected in the articles published in the journal. The article will be retracted if any violation of an ethical issue is detected.

Creative Commons Licence
The articles in BIBECHANA are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC).
This license permits use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, and it is not used for commercial purposes.

Repository policy

Authors can post their preprint manuscript, accepted manuscript or  published articles on their own websites or those of their institutions.

Peer Review Process and Reviewers Guidelines

All submitted manuscripts are fully peer-reviewed. BIBECHANA uses a single-blind review process (Anonymous peer review). First, the chief editor screens the submissions to ensure that they are within the scope  of the journal and  are free of plagiarism. The manuscripts are then reviewed by section editors to ensure that they are appropriate. It takes about 10 to 15 days to complete this. The appropriate articles are sent to reviewers for content evaluation.  Generally, we decide the acceptance and rejection of a manuscript on the basis of the report of two reviewers. In some cases three reviewers are used. The reviewers are both local and international experts.

The review process often takes 6 weeks . The authors are given up to 45 days to complete the revisions recommended by the reviewers. It is anticipated that the publication process  of the articles submitted to BIBECHANA be completed in 14 weeks. This process, however, depends on the reviewers' response time and the authors' revision period. 

Guidelines for evaluating articles are provided to reviewers. The guidelines will assist reviewers be more specific in their review reports. Reviewers are expected to provide input on the novelty, originality, appropriateness, and validity of the work. It is requested that any invited reviewer who feels they will be unable to evaluate the work presented in an article or understands that timely review would be difficult notify the editors as soon as possible and decline the offer to review so that other reviewers can be invited. Reviewers who agree to review the article must submit their report within 25 days. If the report is not received within the deadline, reviewers are sent gentle remainders. 

Publication Ethics

BIBECHANA is committed to maintaining the highest standards of publishing ethics and preventing any kind of publication malpractice. This refers to the ethical guidelines and principles that authors, editors, reviewers, and the editorial board should adhere to in order to protect the integrity and quality of published research.

1. Duties of Editors

Editors of BIBECHANA are responsible for:

  • Ensuring the fairness and impartiality of the peer review process.
  • Evaluating submitted manuscripts based on their intellectual content without regard to the authors' race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, or nationality.
  • Protecting the confidentiality of all submitted materials and not disclosing any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, and the publisher, as appropriate.
  • Addressing any potential conflicts of interest and taking appropriate measures if such conflicts arise.

2. Duties of Reviewers

Reviewers for BIBECHANA should:

  • Conduct the review process objectively and provide constructive and timely feedback to the authors.
  • Declare any conflicts of interest that may affect the impartiality of their review.
  • Treat the reviewed manuscripts as confidential documents and not use the information obtained during the review for personal advantage.

 3. Duties of Authors

Authors submitting to BIBECHANA are expected to:

  • Ensure that their work is original and has not been published elsewhere.
  • Properly credit the work and ideas of others by providing accurate citations and references.
  • Declare any potential conflicts of interest that may influence the interpretation or evaluation of their work.
  • Report any errors or inaccuracies promptly to the editors and cooperate with them in correcting or retracting the manuscript if necessary.

4. Publication Malpractice

In cases of publication malpractice, BIBECHANA will take appropriate actions, which may include but are not limited to:

  • Promptly correcting or retracting articles found to be misleading, fraudulent, or containing substantial errors.
  • Investigating allegations of misconduct thoroughly and fairly, involving relevant parties as necessary.
  • Notifying appropriate authorities and institutions in cases of serious ethical violations.

5. Disclaimer

The views expressed in the published articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of BIBECHANA,  the editorial board, or the publisher.

Plagiarism Policy

The use of previously published work by another author in one's own manuscript without consent, credit, or acknowledgment and fraudulently passing it as one's own work is referred to as plagiarism. The plagiarism detection is done by iThenticate. The matches found in each article after plagiarism detection are analyzed in detail and the editor makes a final decision in the light of the plagiarism detection report. The author(s) may be asked to correct in the article or the article may be returned to the author(s).

Allegations of Misconduct

In addressing concerns related to data falsification and fabrication, as well as plagiarism, the policies governing the identification and resolution of such allegations will adhere to globally recognized standards set forth by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).


 All listed authors must have made a significant scientific contribution  (such as conception, design, execution, data acquisition, or analysis/interpretation of the study) to the research in the manuscript. Only persons who meet these authorship criteria should be listed as authors in the manuscript as they must be able to take public responsibility for the content.  All persons who made substantial contributions to the work reported in the manuscript (such as technical help, writing and editing assistance, general support) but who do not meet the criteria for authorship must not be listed as an author, but should be acknowledged in the "Acknowledgements" section after their written permission to be named as been obtained. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate coauthors (according to the above definition) and no inappropriate co-authors are included in the author list and verify that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the manuscript and agreed to its submission for publication.

Conflict of Interests

The conflicts of interest regarding financial, affiliations, personal, ideological, etc. must be declared.

Indexing of BIBECHANA

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Digital Preservation (Archiving policy)

The journal contents are continuously deposited in Internet Archive.