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  About the Journal

JOURNAL OF AYURVEDA (Online ISSN: 2582-7693 and Print ISSN: 2321-0435), a publication of National Institute of Ayurveda, Deemed to be University (De - novo), is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal and enlisted in UGC Care. The journal's full text is available online at http://www.journayu.in. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts. Our Journal is enlisted in UGC Care List in the name of Journal of Ayurveda with ISSN: 2321-0435 and EISSN: 2582-7693, Discipline – Science, Subject – Medicine (all) and Focus subject – General Medicine. Started in 20 October 1979 on the occasion of Dhanwantari Jayanti, the journal has continuously contributed for the research, education and propagation of Ayurveda on the national as well as international platform.


To influence and provide opportunities to the academicians and the researchers for discussion and exchange of their ideas in the field of Ayurveda across the Globe.


To be among the worlds most influential and widely read Ayurvedic medical Journal

To publish efficiently- the rigorous, accessible, research material that helps the clinicians in their daily clinical practice, career development and for lifelong learning.


To propagate and promote evidence based research in Ayurveda and similar traditional medicine systems of India.

To provide a free of cost publishing platform to researchers and scholars of Ayurveda

To provide an opportunity to the Ayurveda scholars to become a part of the scientific community and participate actively in the process of publication and reviewing.

To provide the research outcomes to all users free of cost without subscription or login id

About the Institute

National Institute of Ayurveda (http://www.nia.nic.in/) is an apex autonomous Institute under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India for promoting the growth and development of Ayurveda as a model Institute for evolving high standards of Teaching, Training, Research, and Patient Care and also to invoke scientific outlook to the knowledge of Ayurvedic System of Healthcare. An independent Ayurvedic College was established in August 1946 by the Government of Rajasthan and this College was merged to form National Institute of Ayurveda known as NIA in Ayurveda fraternity on 7th February 1976. This was one of the very few Ayurvedic Colleges in the country to introduce Post-Graduate Education in Ayurveda as early as in 1970. After its establishment in 1976, the Institute has grown tremendously in the field of Teaching, Training, Research, Patient Care etc., as a result of which it has now 14 Specialties for Post-Graduate Education as well as Regular Fellowship Program leading to Ph.D. Apart from this there is also Under Graduate course (BAMS), Diploma Course in AYUSH Nursing & Pharmacy, six interdisciplinary courses and various other certificate courses.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Netherlands ISSN centre, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data

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Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


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  Scope of the journal

JOURNAL OF AYURVEDA (JOAY) (Online ISSN: 2582-7693 and Print ISSN: 2321-0435), published on behalf of National Institute of Ayurveda, Deemed to be University (De - novo), is a peer-reviewed print and online (Open Access) Quarterly journal. The journal aims at continuous contribution for research, education and propagation of Ayush and interdisciplinary Sciences. JOAY includes articles related to health, ethical and social issues in the field of Literary, Pre-Clinical and Clinical Research. Articles with clinical interest and implications are given preference. The Journal publish several types of articles like editorial, letter to editor, preclinical study, clinical study, survey study, analytical study, review, case report etc. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and online access.

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