Focus and Scope

The Journal of Nepalese Prosthodontic Society (JNPS) is the biannual official publication of Nepalese Prosthodontic Society and is devoted to the field of prosthetic dentistry.

JNPS invites original research papers, review articles, case studies, reports and technical note containing new insight into any aspect of prosthodontic rehabilitation. The journal is particularly interested and welcomes papers in basic and clinical prosthodontic rehabilitation, implant dentistry, the new and innovative techniques and dental materials.

The submitted article must not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. The work shall not be published elsewhere without the written consent of the publisher.

Selection Policies:

The author has to submit their manuscript according to JNPS section policy.

All submitted article will undergo international peer review with blinding for two peer reviewers, simultaneously. If the decision conflicts between two, it will be sent to third peer reviewer.

The typical review will take minimum 4-6 weeks which includes 2 weeks for peer review and remaining weeks for peer review handling process. However, this may take little longer due to unseen workloads.

When the article is received from peer reviewer there will be one of the following outcome and the decision choices include:

Accept Submission: The submission will be accepted without revisions.

Revisions Required: The submission will be accepted after minor changes have been made according to the reviewer's comment.

Resubmit for Review: The submission needs to be re-worked, but with significant changes, may be accepted. It will require a second round of review, however.

Resubmit elsewhere: When the submission does not meet the focus and scope of JNPS.

Decline Submission: The submission will not be published in the journal.

Peer review process:

The manuscripts are then sent to two expert peer reviewers blinded to the contributor’s identity and vice versa for meticulous review, inputs and comments. The final decision on whether to accept or reject the article are taken by the Editor-in-Chief based on editorial board and peer reviewers. The contributors are informed about the rejection/acceptance of the manuscript with the peer reviewer’s comments. Accepted articles have to be resubmitted after making the necessary changes or clarifying questions made during the peer review process.

The accepted articles are edited for grammatical, punctuation, print style and format errors and page proofs and are sent to the corresponding author who should return them within three days. Non-response to galley proof may result in the delay of publication or even rejection of the article.

Publication frequency:

Biannual

Open Access Policy:

JNPS is an open access journal. Published articles are available to anyone in the world to download for free directly from our website. 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.

Online Submissions:

Articles can be submitted online via our official website of JNPS www.jnps.com.np

Publisher:

Nepalese Prosthodontic Society