About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Journal of Political Science (JPS) is the official journal of the Department of Political Science, Prithvi Narayan Campus, Pokhara. JPS is a peer-reviewed, annual journal JPS includes original articles, review articles, political current issues.

Peer Review Process

Submitted papers will undergo full peer review, and written comments, when available, will be returned with all refereed manuscripts. Reports for provisionally accepted papers will include a review by a statistician which authors will be required to follow when revising their manuscript. The final decision on the acceptance or rejection of a manuscript will be made by the Editors.

Manuscripts are reviewed by two independent reviewers selected by the Editors. JPS aspires to notify authors about the decision within 3-4 weeks from submission date. When manuscripts are accepted subject to revision, the revised manuscript should be returned within approx. 6 weeks. Accepted articles are published online ahead of print approx. 3–4 weeks after acceptance.

Publication Frequency

The journal is scheduled to publish its issue annually in the month of February.

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.