Aim and Scope of the Nursing Journal of India (NJI)
The journal has been publishing original peer-reviewed articles of interest to the international
health care community since 1910, making it one of the longest standing repositories of
scholarship in this field. The NJI offers authors the benefits of:
• A highly respected journal in its field with consistently high impact
• Indexed in major databases: Scopus till 1965-2015, Crossref,TNAI Database.
• A truly global readership
• Highly efficient editorial processes: average time from submission to first decision of 3 weeks
• Rapid initial screening for suitability and editorial interest
• Excellent peer reviewers drawn from a range of health service research disciplines
• Final online publication as soon as 2 weeks post-acceptance.
Aim: The aim of the Nursing Journal of India (NJI) is to promote excellence in nursing practice,
education, research, and policy development in the context of the Indian healthcare system. NJI seeks to
provide a platform for nurses, educators, researchers, and policymakers to share their knowledge,
experiences, and innovative practices to enhance the quality of nursing care and contribute to the
advancement of nursing as a profession in India.
Scope: The scope of the Nursing Journal of India encompasses a wide range of topics related to nursing
practice, education, research, and policy. The journal welcomes original research articles, review papers,
clinical case studies, evidence-based practice articles, and educational innovations, in the following areas:
I. Clinical Practice: NJI aims to publish articles that explore various aspects of clinical practice,
including patient care, nursing interventions, advanced nursing roles, interdisciplinary
collaboration, quality improvement, and patient safety.
II. Education and Professional Development: NJI seeks to disseminate knowledge on nursing
education, curriculum development, teaching strategies, clinical simulation, continuing education,
competency development, and professional ethics.
III. Nursing Research: NJI encourages original research articles that contribute to the body of
nursing knowledge in areas such as nursing theory, research methods, evidence-based practice,
qualitative and quantitative research, and translational research.
IV. Community and Public Health Nursing: NJI focuses on articles that address community-based
nursing interventions, health promotion, disease prevention, population health management,
healthcare disparities, and public health policy.
V. Leadership and Management: NJI welcomes articles that explore leadership and management
in nursing, including healthcare organization and administration, nurse management, healthcare
policy development, healthcare economics, and health informatics.
VI. Ethical and Legal Issues: NJI provides a platform for discussing ethical and legal issues in
nursing practice, including professional boundaries, informed consent, patient rights, end-of-life
care, ethical dilemmas, and legal frameworks.
VII. Innovations and Technology: NJI aims to publish articles that highlight innovative
nursing practices, the use of technology in nursing care, telehealth, electronic health records,
artificial intelligence in healthcare, and emerging trends in healthcare delivery.
VIII. Global Health and Cultural Competence: NJI encourages articles that explore the
impact of globalization on nursing practice, cultural competence, transcultural nursing, migrant
health, and international collaborations in nursing.
The Nursing Journal of India is committed to promoting evidence-based practice, advancing
nursing knowledge, and fostering professional growth and development among nurses in India. It
serves as a platform for nurses and healthcare professionals to share their experiences, research
findings, and best practices, ultimately contributing to the improvement of healthcare outcomes
and the overall well-being of individuals, families, and communities