About the Journal

Focus and Scope

"The Batuk, A Peer Reviewed Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies" is published by Nesfield International College (NICOL), under the Management of Nesfield Education Foundation, Lalitpur, Nepal. The Batuk represents the contemporary issues in management science and social science. The broad areas would include Management, Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Human Resources Management, OB, Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Literature and Sociology.  

Publication Frequency

The journal publishes two issues a year.


Copyright of the articles is transferred to Nesfield International College.

Peer Review Process

All papers submitted to the journal undergo a blind peer review process and are then subject to approval by the Editorial Board.

  1. Each paper is randomly sent to a reviewer. The reviewer is provided with a standard format of review. The reviewer does not know the author. A code is made for each paper to be reviewed. The paper is sent to a reviewer who is an expert in a particular field of interest.
  2. The reviewer reviews the paper, suggests corrections and fills the review format and returns it to the editorial board. Normally the reviewer takes approximately a week for thoroughly reviewing the paper. As per need the paper will have a single or double blind review.
  3. The editorial board sends the corrections in the review form to the author and the author corrects the paper and returns it to the editorial board.
  4. The editorial board finalizes the paper and it proceeds for publication.

Price of Hard Copies

Individual: Rs.250.00
Institutional: Rs. 500.00
Abroad: $ 10.00

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.

Sources of Support

The Batuk is supported by Nesfield International College.


Nesfield International College, (NICOL) under the management of Nesfield Educational Foundation, Lagankhel, Lalitpur, Nepal