Highlights 2021

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Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka (JNSF)

Submissions – 514 (48% increase of local submissions)

Scholarly work Published – 52- 20% increase from 2020

Number of authors benefitted - 206

Academic reviewers contributed - 72

Acceptance rate - 3%

Rejection rate - 76%


  • According to Clarivate Analytics Journal Citation Report 2021, the impact factor of the JNSF was increased to 0.515 surpassing 0.5 mark first time.  
  • The JNSF was indexed in CAB Abstracts.
  • 50% reduction of Turn-around Time (TAT) at final editing stages of JNSF.  
  • 30 % increase of income through article processing of foreign articles.
  • Revisions to author guidelines, Review form and Author declaration form were done.
  • Introducing copyright transfer form.
  • 18% increase of publishing collaborative research articles of local and foreign academic institutions.
Sri Lanka Journal of Social Science (SLJSS)
NSF sponsored books published popularizing science
The School Science Society (SSS) Network was increased up to 1055 and University to 85
International recognition

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