Journal of Mountain Area Research 
        An international peer-reviewed journal on Mathematical and Physical Sciences research    

        Recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan in Y-Category


         Publishing options:   Open access

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  ISSN: 2518-850X (Online) 
             2518-8496 (Print)


Editor-in-chief > View editorial Board
 Asad Ullah, PhD


Journal of mountain area research (J. mt. area res.) is an HEC recognized (Y-Category) academic journal supervised by the Karakoram International University, Gilgit, Pakistan. J. mt. area res. is an annual international peer-reviewed journal publishing original full length research articles, review papers and letters/short communications on a broad range of Mathematical and Physical Sciences fields, and will accept papers in  mathematical sciences, materials sciences, physics, chemistry and Earth sciences. The journal was completely multidisciplinary earlier, from 2019 onwards the scope of journal has been limited only to Mathematical and Physical sciences areas mentioned above. 

In addition to regular issues, Virtual Special Issues on selected topics will be organized from time to time in this journal. Each submission will be evaluated using the same editorial process as that used for regular submissions, and once accepted, will be published online as soon as possible and featured as part of the Virtual Special Issue. To find out more about the ongoing special issues, please refer to the Announcement section of the journal homepage.

Journal of mountain area research is the official journal of the Karakoram International University Gilgit, Pakistan.

Journal policy

The journal policy is to publish only original research work, therefore J. mt. area res. does not wish to receive any paper that has already been reported in parts or contains already published text, data, figures, tables or other illustrations or any copyright materials whatsoever that has been submitted or accepted for publication either in a journal or conference proceedings elsewhere in any form.  Misconduct in research papers, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication is unacceptable to this journal, and will be strongly discouraged. All submissions will be checked for plagiarism, any manuscript that contains redundant or duplicate publication of the same or very similar research work violates the policies of this journal and will be rejected. This journal follows the guidelines of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) for dealing with the cases of research misconduct. For details please visit the 'Publication Ethics' section in our Author Guidelines.

Open Access

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. There are no Article Processing Charges (APCs) for all authors worldwide. All costs of the manuscript processing and publishing are borne by the Karakoram International University.

Publishing Schedule

This journal is published annually. However, accepted papers are normally published online as early as possible with full citation details.

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Journal of Mountain Area Research (JMAR) is now indexed in EBSCO


We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Mountain Area Research (JMAR) has has been indexed in EBSCO. This is an important milestone for our journal and opens new opportunities for global visibility and academic recognition.

The inclusion of JMAR in these esteemed databases not only extends the influence and significance of the research disseminated through our journal but also bolsters the integrity and excellence of our academic endeavors. This inclusion ensures that scholars, educators, and students from around the world can easily access our publications, promoting collaboration and the exchange of knowledge across geographical boundaries.

We express our sincere gratitude to the editorial team, reviewers, and authors whose contributions have propelled the growth and success of JMAR. Your commitment to producing quality research in the areas of Mathematical and Physical Sciences has been instrumental in reaching this milestone.

Vol 9 (2024): In progress

Published: 2024-01-13


Asghar A. A. D. Hakro, Aijaz Ali Halepoto, Muhammad Soomar Samtio, Riaz Hussain Rajpar, Abdul Shakoor Mastoi, Rafique Ahmed Lashari, Mushtaque Ahmed Rahoo


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