Established by INASP in 2007. Managed by Tribhuvan University Central Library.
Nepal Journals Online (NepJOL) is a service to provide online publication of Nepalese journals. For more information about NepJOL and how to join the service, see the About page.
Focus and Scope
Nepal Journal of Biotechnology (NJB) is an open access, peer-reviewed and refereed international online journal. NJB publishes original papers, review papers, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, case studies, empirical/conceptual research, technical notes, and book reviews in the fields of:
other Omic sciences- Bioprocess, Biochemical Engineering, Organic chemistry and so on.
Nepal Journal of Biotechnology aims to provide an international forum for encouraging interdisciplinary discussions and contributing to the advancement of Biotechnology, benefiting readers and authors by accelerating the dissemination of research information and providing maximum access to scholarly communication.
Peer Review Process
Manuscript processing and review policy
The editorial review process of NJB consisting of two stages; pre-review and peer review.
The manuscript submitted to the journal is pre-reviewed by a member of the Editorial board on the basis of following criteria.
- Whether theme of the paper meets the scope of the journal.
- Whether the paper has the potential to make a substantial contribution to the development of a broad range of prescribed subject area?
- Whether the paper appropriately formatted for Nepal Journal of Biotechnology.
- Whether the paper is novel and interesting.
Editor in Chief communicates the decision to the corresponding author if the paper is to be rejected.
If a paper is not rejected at the pre-review stage it then goes into peer review. Each paper is typically reviewed by independent referees, manuscripts are subjected a single blind peer review abiding by the framework of the organization and the journal and to cater to the need for diffusing knowledge across practicing areas in the field of Biotechnology. The peer-review process is done by our pool of esteemed reviewers with an in-depth knowledge in different areas of Biotechnology. Editor in Chief then makes the decision concerning publication, in consultation with member of the editorial team either:
- Accepted with minor revision – the paper doesn’t need to go through review process again.
- Accepted with major revision – the paper needs to go through review process again with the option of rejection.
- Reject - the paper is not acceptable for publication and re-submission will not be considered;
Nepal Journal of Biotechnology endeavours to ensure critical and fair review of the manuscripts. The average time of first decision is approximately 35 days from the submission of the paper. The decision of the Editors is final and will only be changed under exceptional circumstances.
The Nepal Journal of Biotechnology is published annually in the last week of 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.
Editor in Chief:
Dr. Mahendra Maharjan
Editorial Board Members:
Mr. Nabin Narayan Munankarmi
Bhaktapur Multiple Campus
Mobile No: 9841585197
Dr. Bhupal Govinda Shrestha
Dr. Dipesh Dhakal
Prof. Dr. Bijaya Pant
Dr. Bijay Bajracharya
Vector borne disease research and training center
Mobile No: 9841639264
Dr. Jyoti Maharjan
Senior Scientific Officer
Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)
Mobile No: 9841293003
Dr. Bishnu Marasini
Department of Biotechnology
Mobile No: 9847066906
Dr. Raunak Shrestha
University of British Colombia
Laboratory of Advanced Genome Analysis
Vancouver Prostate Centre
Dr. Roshan Lal Shrestha
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Pangeni
Department of Neurology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Mr. Shishir Sharma
Department of Biotechnology
Asian Institute of Technology and Management (AITM)
Mobile No: 9841382241
Mr. Megh Raj Bhatt
Everest Biotech. Pvt. Ltd.
Mobile No: 9849120647
Mr. Saroj Khatiwada
Lecturer in Biochemistry
Mobile No: 9840022599
Mr. Sagar Aryal
Lecturer in Microbiology
St. Xavier's College
Mobile No: 9851202032
Prof. Klaus Ammann, Switzerland, email@example.com
Prof. Jae Kyung Sohng, Korea, firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Tika B Karki, Nepal, email@example.com
Dr. Benu P. Adhikari, Australia, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Raju Adhikari, Australia, Raju.Adhikari@csiro.au
Dr Binesh Shrestha, UK, Binesh.Shrestha@sgc.ox.ac.uk
Dr. Soma Marla, India, email@example.com
Dr. Inshad Ali Khan, India, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Dinesh Bhuju, Nepal, email@example.com
Dr. Hari P. Bimb, Nepal, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Sameer Mani Dixit, Nepal, email@example.com
Dr. Prabhat Kunwar, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Dhurva Gauchan, Nepal, email@example.com
Bhinu Shova Tuladhar, Nepal, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Bal Krishna Joshi, USA, email@example.com
Dr. Niranjan Parajuli, firstname.lastname@example.org
Publication in NJB is totally FREE (No Article submission and processing charges), as one of the main goals of the journal is to provide global researchers with a free publishing platform.