Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Nirmana is published biannually, in January and July, by Petra Christian University. Nirmana aims to:

  1. Promote a comprehensive approach to visual communication design incorporating viewpoints of different disciplines.
  2. Strengthen academic exchange with other institutions.
  3. Encourage scientist, practicing engineers, and others to conduct research and other similar activities.
Nirmana welcomes papers with the above aims and scopes. The editorial board decides papers to be published in Nirmana after review by reviewers appointed by the board. Authors will be advised of reviewers' comments and suggestions.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts are reviewed by single-blind reviewers consisting of an editor and members of the Editorial Team or qualified outside/external reviewers. This is done within the shortest given time. The journal,  above all, strives to return  reviewers’  comments  to authors  within  3 weeks. The Editorial Team re-review  manuscripts  that are accepted until they are revised.


Publication Frequency

Nirmana covering the broad topics related to Visual Communication Design Science and Applications. Nirmana is published biannually, in January and July.


Open Access Policy

Journal of visual communication design NIRMANA (ISSN 0215-0905) is an Open Access journal, which is free to access and read on the Internet. Journal of visual communication design NIRMANA does NOT apply any Article Processing Charges as well as Article Submission Charges.



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