About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The Research Nepal Journal of Development Studies (RNJDS) publishes researched articles related to such issues as belong to academic disciplines such as English, Economics, Sociology, Rural Development, Management, Geography, Political Science, Education, etc. This journal is an attempt to unify the multidisciplinary research approaches in a single, unanimous, and universally applicable method. We integrate all disciplines in this journal.

Peer Review Process

The journal follows a blind submission policy and articles will namelessly be reviewed by peers.

Authors should follow the suggestions given by the peer reviewers, editorial board, or chief editor.

The decision of the Editorial Board will be the final, acceptance or reject for.

Steps of Peer Review

  1. The email of the author or researcher will be checked and decoded by a staff of Research Nepal
  2. S/he will check and forward it to Chief Editor Dr. BP Badal
  3. Chief Editor rejects or edits and forwards it to the external experts (Peer Reviewer)
  4. Experts will return back with comments
  5. Editors of Research Nepal will contact contributors to incorporate the comments
  6. After the incorporation chief editor will finalize and send it to the press.

Publication Frequency

The journal will publish three issues per year.

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.

Subscription rates

A subscription to the journal costs Rs.10,000 per year. The subscriber is provided with 2 issues of the journal every year for the subscription of Membership of Research Nepal.


Research Nepal is now Not for a profit-seeking organization of Nepal dedicated to research and development of development studies. 

Sources of Support

The journal is supported by Research Nepal and is supported by the sale of hard copies and subscriptions. Research Nepal also ask for donation.