The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India, Section A: Physical Sciences, is one of the oldest journals of India, launched in the year 1930, by the National Academy of Sciences, India (the Oldest Science Academy of India). The research/review papers of different fields of science, e.g. Chemical Sciences (Analytical, Inorganic, Organic, Physical, Theoretical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry), Earth Sciences (Atmospheric Sciences, Geo-Sciences, Oceanography, Geography-Scientific aspects), Engineering Sciences including Engineering Technology (Engineering and Engineering Science, Chemical and Material Technology, Electronics & Telecommunication, Information Technology, Instrumentation), Mathematical Sciences (Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer/Information Science) and Physical Sciences (including Astronomy, Astrophysics, Experimental and Theoretical Physics, Applied Physics), are published in this journal for dissemination of the scientific knowledge and research. The papers published are indexed/abstracted by the leading abstracting agencies of the world. The papers are published after critical review and editing by the eminent experts of the concerned subject area; therefore, the quality publication is assured once the paper is accepted by the learned referees.

  • i) The research/ review articles are contributed by the scientists of world repute.
  • ii) The articles are indexed/abstracted by the world class abstracting/indexing agencies.
  • iii) The articles are published only after getting it reviewed by the eminent experts.

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  • Jai Pal Mittal
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Hybrid. How to publish with us, including Open Access

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1.276 (2021)
Five year impact factor
45 days
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38,300 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
2250-1762
Print ISSN
0369-8203
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. BIOSIS
  2. Baidu
  3. Biological Abstracts
  4. CLOCKSS
  5. CNKI
  6. CNPIEC
  7. Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  8. Dimensions
  9. EBSCO Discovery Service
  10. Google Scholar
  11. INSPEC
  12. INSPIRE
  13. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  14. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  15. Mathematical Reviews
  16. Naver
  17. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  18. Portico
  19. ProQuest Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database
  20. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  21. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  22. SCImago
  23. SCOPUS
  24. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  25. TD Net Discovery Service
  26. UGC-CARE List (India)
  27. Wanfang
  28. Zoological Record
  29. zbMATH
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