The Impact Factor and UGC List of Approved Journals - Boon or Bane?

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Journal of Ayurveda Medical Sciences,2018,3,1,294-295.
Published:january 2018
Author(s) affiliations:

Galib Ruknuddin

Department of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi 110076, India.


Teaching, Research and Publication are the three basic components of education system. New knowledge always been disseminated through research papers published in reputed journals with impact factor. In the present time of competitive world of science; career development of faculties is largely based on the scientific publications.[1] From the beginning of the careers, researchers get fastened with the citation nose-band with impact factor virtually dictating their future career path, preferring to be known, with their research papers published in high impact factor journals.[2] Read More.....