About the journal

The Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science (Online ISSN: 2231-3354) is open access, peer-reviewed journal published by Open Science Publishers LLP (registered under section 12(1) of LLP Act 2008). The journal publishes on monthly basis (12 issues per year) and is available only in the online format.

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    Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science (JAPS) is a monthly open-access journal dedicated to various disciplines of pharmaceutical and allied sciences. JAPS publishes manuscripts (Original research and review articles Mini-reviews, Short communication) on original work, either experimental or theoretical in the following areas;

    • Pharmaceutics & Biopharmaceutics
    • Novel & Targeted Drug Delivery
    • Nanotechnology & Nanomedicine
    • Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry
    • Pharmacognosy & Ethnobotany
    • Phytochemistry
    • Pharmacology & Toxicology
    • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology & Microbiology
    • Pharmacy Practice & Hospital Pharmacy
    • Pharmacovigilance
    • Natural Product Research
    • Drug Regulatory Affairs
    • Analytical Chemistry


    Scopus [Q2], Chemical Abstracts, CAB abstracts, Hinari, Global Health, EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Summon by serial solutions, Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases, Proquest, Tropical Diseases Bulletin, Open j-Gate, Google Scholar, Science Central, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, Scimago Journal Ranking, AYUSH Research Portal, Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research, ABC Chemistry, Biblioteca, Necker, Academic Journals Database, Index Copernicus, InfoTrac Custom & Academic OneFile (Gale), Index Medicus for South-East Asia Region (IMSEAR), CNKI scholar, Scilit.

    CiteScore (2020): 2.0, CiteScoreTracker 2021: 2.3


    The Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science is a member of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics).

    Digital preservation & permanent archiving

    All the contents published in this journal are archived in Portico (an E-Journal Preservation Service), which provides permanent digital archiving for scholarly journals.


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    The Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science is published by Open Science Publishers LLP [URL: https://openscipub.com/index.php], which is an independent academic publishing company, registered in India under Section 12(1)(b) of the LLP Act, 2008 with registration no. AAB-0678, having its corporate office at 306, GTB Bussiness Plaza, University Road, Near Silver Estate, Saraswati Nagar, Gwalior-474002, Madhya Pradesh, India.

    The OSP fully supports open-access publishing models. The publisher developed and owned world-class publishing and journal hosting platform that provides easy workflows and methods for text and data publishing of journals. The publisher is currently providing publishing services including pre-publication, post-publication, and technical support to the following journals;

    1. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences [Url: https://www.japsonline.com/]
    2. Journal of Applied Biology & Biotechnology [Url: https://jabonline.in/]


    The author(s) of each article appearing in this Journal is/are solely responsible for the content thereof; neither the Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science nor its editors or publisher nor anyone else involved in creating, producing, or distribution assumes any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, correctness or usefulness of any information provided in the Journal, nor shall they be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the use of the Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science. The journal remains neutral with regards to the jurisdictional claims in published institutional affiliations.