Open access journal

This journal is a peer reviewed, open access journal.

User Rights

All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute. Permitted reuse is defined by the following user license:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND): for non-commercial purposes, lets others distribute and copy the article, and to include in a collective work (such as an anthology), as long as they credit the author(s) and provided they do not alter or modify the article.

If you need to comply with your funding body policy you can apply for the CC BY license after your manuscript is accepted for publication.

Open Access Publication Fee

As an open access journal with no subscription charges, a fee is payable by the author or research funder to cover the costs associated with publication. This ensures your article will be immediately and permanently free to access by everyone. JAIM is offering various discounted APC's (excluding taxes) as below. Authors will not be limited by the number of pages, number of figures, or colour figures.

  • Open Access Fee will be USD 80 per article for individual contributors from low and middle-income countries as per World Bank 2018 classification. For avoidance of doubt, these countries are defined in the World Bank List of Low and Middle-Income Countries, 2018 set forth.
  • For individual members of Transdisciplinary University, Bangalore and World Ayurveda Foundation, Open Access Fee is USD 40 per article.
  • For all individual contributors not covered by the above two criteria, Open Access Fee is USD 1800 per article.

World Bank List of Low and Middle-Income Countries, 2018
Afghanistan • Albania • Algeria • American Samoa • Angola • Argentina • Armenia • Azerbaijan • Bangladesh • Belarus • Belize • Benin • Bhutan • Bolivia • Bosnia and Herzegovina • Botswana • Brazil • Bulgaria • Burkina Faso • Burundi • Cabo Verde • Cambodia • Cameroon • Central African Republic • Chad • China • Colombia • Comoros • Congo, Dem. Rep. • Congo, Rep. • Costa Rica • Cote d'Ivoire • Cuba • Djibouti • Dominica • Dominican Republic • Ecuador • Egypt, Arab Rep. • El Salvador • Equatorial Guinea • Eritrea • Eswatini • Ethiopia • Fiji • Gabon • Gambia, The • Georgia • Ghana • Grenada • Guatemala • Guinea • Guinea-Bissau • Guyana • Haiti • Honduras • India • Indonesia • Iran, Islamic Rep. • Iraq • Jamaica • Jordan • Kazakhstan • Kenyao Kiribati • Korea, Dem. People's Rep. • Kosovo • Kyrgyz Republic • Lao PDR • Lebanon • Lesotho • Liberia • Libya • Macedonia, FYR • Madagascar • Malawi • Malaysia • Maldives • Mali • Marshall Islands • Mauritania • Mauritius • Mexico • Micronesia, Fed. Sts. • Moldova • Mongolia • Montenegro • Morocco • Mozambique • Myanmar • Namibia • Nepal • Nicaragua • Niger • Nigeria • Pakistan • Panamao Papua New Guinea • Paraguay • Peru • Philippines • Romania • Russian Federation • Rwanda • Samoa • Sao Tome and Principe • Senegal • Serbia • Sierra Leone • Solomon Islands • Somalia • South Africa • South Sudan • Sri Lanka • St. Lucia • St. Vincent and The Grenadines • Sudan • Suriname • Syrian Arab Republic • Tajikistan • Tanzania • Thailand • Timor-Leste • Togo • Tonga • Tunisia • Turkey • Turkmenistan • Tuvalu • Uganda • Ukraine • Uzbekistan • Vanuatu • Venezuela, RB • Vietnam • West Bank and Gaza • Yemen, Rep. • Zambia • Zimbabwe

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Research4Life Article Publishing Charge waiver and discount options
We automatically apply Article Publishing Charge waivers or discounts to those articles in gold open access journals for which all authors are based in a country eligible for the Research4Life program.
Find out more about the APC waiver and discount eligibility.

Funding Body Agreements

Elsevier has established agreements with funding bodies, including Wellcome Trust and Research Councils UK. This ensures authors can comply with funding body open access policies and may also be reimbursed for their publication fees.

Author Rights

For open access publishing, this journal uses a copyright transfer agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to the Transdisciplinary University, Bangalore and the World Ayurveda Foundation, but will have the right to share their article in the same ways permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.

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Publishing Schedule
This journal is published quarterly (March, June, September, and December).

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