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Pramana – Journal of Physics was launched in July 1973. Pramana (which in Sanskrit means “source of valid knowledge, a standard”) is the outcome of a nationwide effort by Indian physicists to disseminate their best efforts in Physics. The journal is published in collaboration with the Indian National Science Academy and Indian Physics Association.

Aim and Scope

The journal publishes current research in physics, both original contributions – research papers, brief reports or rapid communications – and invited reviews. Pramana also publishes special issues devoted to advances in specific areas of physics and proceedings of select high-quality conferences and theme issues.

Co-publishing Arrangement with Springer

Pramana – Journal of Physics is now distributed in print outside India and online worldwide by Springer, co-publisher of the journal together with the Indian Academy of Sciences. On Springer, Pramana – Journal of Physics ( is part of SpringerLink, one of the world's leading interactive databases of high quality STM journals, book series, books, reference works and online archives collection. Print subscriptions within India and open online access will continue to be served from Indian Academy of Sciences.

Other details

0304-4289 (print)
0973-7111 (online)
12 issues a year
Impact Factor (2015)

Editorial Office

Indian Academy of Sciences, C V Raman Avenue
Sadashivanagar, P.B. No. 8005, Bengaluru 560 080, India
Telephone: 91-80-2266 1247/1248
Telefax: 91-80-2361 6094

  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

    • Change in email domain name

      Posted on 26 August 2016

      The domain part of the email address of all email addresses used by the office of Indian Academy of Sciences, including those of the staff, the journals, various programmes, and Current Science, has changed from '' (or '') to ''. Thus, for example, the address (or has changed to (without the string 'academy'). Please take note of this change.

    • Proceedings of the International Workshop/Conference on Computational Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science

      Posted on November 27, 2015

      Guest Editors: Anurag Srivastava, C. S. Praveen,
      H. S. Tewari

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