Focus and Scope

Journal of Institute of Science and Technology (JIST) is a peer-reviewed multidisciplinary science journal published by Institute of Science and Technology (IOST), Tribhuvan University (T.U.), Kathmandu, Nepal. It is published in two volumes a year. JIST publishes original research papers, review articles, short communications/reports, comments and letters to the editor on all topics of different subjects of Science and Technology viz. botany, chemistry, computer, environment, geology, hydrology/meteorology, mathematics, microbiology, physics, statistics, zoology and allied fields.

Author(s) should declare that the submitted work has not been published and is not being considered for publication, elsewhere.

Peer Review Process

Submitted articles are send to 2-3 experts for review. Authors should incorporate all questions or should defend (clarify) reviewers' comments. However the final decision to accept paper for publication is taken by the chief editor.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published twice a year. The first issue is from January-June and the second issue is from July-December.


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.

Editorial Board

Editorial board members are nominated by the Dean (Prof. Dr. Ram Prasad Khatiwada) who is an Advisor of the Journal. 

Prof. Dr. Kumar Sapkota (Editor-In- Chief)
Central Department of Zoology
Tribhuvan University,
Phone: 977-1-4331896

Prof. Dr. Armila Rajbhandari (Nyachhyan) (Editor)
Central Department of Chemistry
Tribhuvan University,

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gopi Chandra Kaphle (Editor)
Central Department of Physics
Tribhuvan University

Costs of Print Issues

NRs. 300 per printed volume plus postage charge.

Sources of Support

The charges for the print and review process are supported by the Dean's Office of

Journal History

It was first published as the Journal of Institute of Science (JIS) in 1978 and continues with the same name upto the first five volumes. JIS has been changed into JIST in 1984 from the 7th volume.