About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The CHINTAN-DHARA is an annual publication of Tribhuvan University Teachers' Association, Campus Unit Committee, Dhankuta Multiple Campus, Dhankuta, Nepal. The journal aims at stimulating scholars in research and innovation by providing a platform for publication of their research studies which have significant contributions in the field of applied research. The Journal welcomes research-based articles and research papers with focus on themes of the scholars’ own disciplinary significance. The articles should be research-based documentation in IMRAD format with a clear and concise conclusion, and a list of references following APA style (seventh edition).

Publication Frequency

The CHINTAN-DHARA is published annually.

Open Access Policy

The CHINTAN-DHARA 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.

Peer Review Process

The CHINTAN-DHARA is a blind peer review journal. The main review criteria for the acceptance of the article are whether the paper: (i) is a unique/important and useful contribution to the relevant national/international debate; (ii) effectively communicates ideas and concept; (iii) contains relevant contents adequately cited and referred ; (iv) has well organization including the major components (Title, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Methods and materials, Results and discussion, Conclusion, and References) identified in the author guidelines of the journal.

In the reviewing process, all the submitted manuscripts are screened by the editorial board at first, and are sent to independent experts in concerned field of specialization. A standard guideline based on the review criteria mentioned above will be circulated to the reviewers with three options for their decisions: i) accepted unconditionally  ii) accepted after revisions, and iii) rejected. Those manuscripts which are marked as accepted after revisions are sent again to the corresponding author for improvement making a matrix  to address all the comments and suggestion made by the peer reviewers. The editorial board of the journal will check the revised version of the manuscript and may ask corresponding author again to make necessary amendments. The manuscripts which fulfil the processes and are found okay are accepted for publication in the journal. The manuscripts marked as rejected by any one of the reviewer will be rejected by the editorial board for publication and authors will be informed. The submitted articles if not published in the journal will not be returned to the author.

Sources of Support

The journal is supported by institutional funds and sales of the hard copies.


The CHINTAN-DHARA is published by the Tribhuvan University Teachers' Association, Campus Unit Committee, Dhankuta Multiple Campus, Dhankuta, Nepal