About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Nursing Education of Nepal (JONEN) is published by Maharajgunj Nursing Campus and it publishes original articles, case reports, review articles in the field of nursing and health sciences related to different aspects like medical education, public health, and health policy, health care management, including ethical and social health issues. The journal prefers good quality research papers with clinical oriented studies which provides immediate impact to health and policy.

Publication Frequency

JONEN is published annually.

Open Access Policy

The Journal of Nursing Education of Nepal 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.

Articles in JONEN are published with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Licence (CC BY-NC). This license enables reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format for noncommercial purposes only, and only so long as attribution is given to the creator.


Authors should transfer of copyright of the published works to JONEN. However, the authors have the rights to

  • retain patent and trademark rights
  • retain the rights to use their research data freely without any restriction
  • receive proper attribution and credit for their published work

Peer Review Process

  • All manuscripts received are acknowledged by the Editorial office of JONEN.
  • The manuscripts submitted to JONEN are initially screened by the editorial body. Manuscripts are also assessed for presence of plagiarism during this initial screening. Manuscripts with insufficient originality, serious scientific and technical flaws, or lack of a significant message and substantial amount of plagiarism are rejected.  
  • Poorly written and those not complying to journal format are requested to re-submit after the revision according to format. About 30% of manuscripts are rejected by the editorial board without proceeding to peer-review process.
  • Manuscripts approved by the editorial body are proceeded to peer-review process. JONEN uses double-blinded peer review. Manuscripts are sent to two expert reviewers without revealing the identity of the authors and reviewers to eachother. The average time period from submission of article to final decision is 6-8 weeks.
  • Each manuscript is meticulously reviewed by the JONEN editor based on the comments from the reviewers and takes a final decision on the manuscript. The contributors will be informed about the reviewers' comments and acceptance/rejection of manuscript.
  • Articles accepted will be copy edited for grammar, punctuation, print style, and format. Page proofs will be sent to the corresponding author.  Non response to proof copy may delay the publication of the article or may cause rejection.


JONEN is published by Maharajgunj Nursing Campus, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.