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The Batuk Journal

About the Journal

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 Humanities and Social Sciences. It is published twice a year: January and July. It publishes contributions of original work on any aspect of management, finance, marketing, accounting, human resource management, organizational behavior, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, literature and sociology.

The history of The Batuk dates back to 2015. The first issue was published with nine papers. Till the year 2018 (Vol 4, No 2), it published articles in printing form only. From the year 2019, it started publishing issues both in an online and printing forms. The editorial board consists five members. The board has been run by Prof. Dr. Santosh Raj Paudyal since the beginning.

‘The Batuk’ publishes original works of researchers from management and humanities and social sciences sectors. Studies conducted to contribute in theory building, theory testing, problem solving, and defining and refining the literature and social issues are welcomed. Manuscripts have to undergo a blind review process and are then subject to approval by the Editorial Board for the publication. It adheres exactly to the APA and MLA styles where they are appropriate for the particular manuscript. It is published both in an online and printed form and provides open access to the readers.

The journal publishes two issues a year.

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The Batuk is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) License.

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.

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.

The Batuk is supported by Nesfield International College.

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

Issues:

Vol. 9 No. 2 (2023)

Vol. 9 No. 1 (2023)

Vol. 8 No. 2 (2022)

Vol. 8 No. 1 (2022)

Vol. 7 No. 2 (2021)

Vol. 7 No. 1 (2021)

Vol. 6 No. 2 (2020)

Vol. 6 No. 1 (2020)

Vol. 5 No. 2 (2019)

Vol. 5 No. 1 (2019)

Editorial Team

Editor in Chief

Prof. Dr. Santosh Raj Poudyal
Nesfield International College
Langankhel, Lalitpur, Nepal
Email: santoshrp@nesfield.edu.np
Contact No.: 99841261066

Editors

Associate Professor Bijaya Gopal Shrestha
Nesfield International College
Langankhel, Lalitpur, Nepal
Email: bijayags@nesfield.edu.np
Contact No.: 99841261066

Dr. Gyan Bahadur Tamang
Assistant Professor
Nepal Open University
Lalitpur, Nepal
Email: gyanbt@nesfield.edu.np
Contact No.: 977-9841215663

Mr. Gyanendra Parajuli
Lecturer
Nesfield International College
Langankhel, Lalitpur
Nepal
Email: gyanendrap@nesfield.edu.np
Contact No.: 9841315877

Mr. Saroj G.C.
Lecturer
Shankerdev Campus, Tribhuvan University
Kathmandu, Nepal
Email: gcsaroj@nesfield.edu.np
Contact No.: 9841259173

Call for Article

THE BATUK: A Peer Reviewed Journal of Interdisciplinary studies is a biannual publication of Nesfield International College. It publishes contributions of original work on any aspect of management, humanities and social sciences. The Research Management Cell, Nesfield International College invites articles for its forthcoming issue; Vol. 10, Issue No. 1, January 2024. The deadline for submission of articles is 30th November, 2023.

Interested researchers are requested to submit their research papers in the following address: editorialbatuk@nesfield.edu.np

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Chief Editor
THE BATUK: A Peer Reviewed Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
Research Management Cell
Nesfield International College

Publication Guidelines

Guidelines for Paper Submission:

  • The contributions should be original work, neither previously published nor being considered for publication elsewhere.
  • The length of the full paper should be between 3000 to 7500 words.
  • The abstract should be at most 150 words with 5 keywords.
  • The paper should be typed in Times New Roman font with a font size of 10.
  • There should be well formatted citations, tables and figures, and reference/work cited list following APA or MLA style (style depends upon the discipline)

Paper Selection Procedure:

  • All contributions will be peer reviewed.
  • The author(s) shall be obliged to incorporate the suggestions/comments made by the reviewer(s) and the editorial committee
  • The editorial committee has the right to reject submissions on grounds of already published work, substandard writing, and poor quality research work.
  • All papers will be checked for plagiarism. In case of any error due to oversight in this regard, the author(s) will be responsible.