About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The Journal of NELTA Gandaki (JoNG), one-star JPPS rated, published by Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association (NELTA) Gandaki Province, is a peer-reviewed research journal that includes research and research-based articles, and research reports on English Language Teaching and Learning in different contexts. Articles for the journal must be standard, research-based and within the scope of the journal. Areas of particular interest include, but are not only limited to the following: ELT Curriculum Design, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Learning and Acquisition, English Literature, Translation Studies, Classroom-Based Research, Language Testing and Evaluation,  Intercultural and Multicultural Studies, Teacher Training, Current Issues and Case Studies.

Submission and Peer Review Process

The article, for submission, must have its title page including title, author’s name, email id, contact number, and affiliation. The author’s information must not appear in any other parts of the text. All the submitted manuscripts will be first reviewed by the editors to ensure that they comply with JoNG guidelines. The articles will be evaluated blindly by two reviewers to determine if they meet the standard of the peer-reviewed Journal and the basic requirements with special attention given to:

  1. compliance with JoNG editorial policy,
  2. the significance, novelty and originality,
  3. use of appropriate language, research design, and methodology, and
  4. contribution in the field of English Language.

JoNG aspires to notify authors about the decision within a month from the submission date. When manuscripts are accepted subject to revision, the revised manuscripts should be returned within approximately two months for necessary corrections and changes. Accepted articles are published both in print and online approximately 3-4 weeks after their acceptance. The articles should be submitted to the Publication, Research, and Innovation Sub-committee, NELTA Gandaki Province at neltagandaki2018@gmail.com which has the authority to make the final decision on its publication.

Publication Frequency

The journal is scheduled to publish once a year in November.

Open Access Policy

JoNG provides immediate open access to its contents on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a global exchange of knowledge. The articles published in the journal can be used only for discussion, critique or any academic purposes.

Sources of Support

Institutional funds, donors and sale of the hard copies.

Price of hard copies

$10 (Nrs. 650).

Printed at

Adarsha Offset Printers, Bagar-1, Pokhara, Nepal.


Nepal English Language Teachers' Association Gandaki Province, Pokhara, Nepal.