Indian Journal of Physics is being published by the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) since 1926. Sir C. V. Raman was the founder and first editor. The second volume of the Journal published his famous article "A New Radiation", reporting the discovery of Raman Effect.  In India, this is the oldest journal in Physics and the contributors are from all over the world.

The journal is devoted to the publication of original scientific research results in the form of full papers and short notes. New preliminary work of importance is considered for publication under the Rapid Communications section. It also publishes invited Review Articles from time to time. The Journal emphasizes both fundamental and applied research works in Physics. In addition, Special issues are published by the journal, which may be themed around a current topic in physics. A special issue can be dedicated to a distinguish scientist or it can mark a particular event.

Indian Journal of Physics is published monthly, containing 12 regular issues in a year from January to December.

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  • Subham Majumdar
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1.407 (2019)
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1.113 (2019)
Five year impact factor
74 days
Submission to first decision
247 days
Submission to acceptance
46,089 (2019)

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