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 About the Society

The Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) is an It is an apex body in India under the Ministry of Ayush for formulation, coordination, development and promotion of research on scientific lines in Ayurveda and Sowa-Rigpa systems of medicine. The origin of the council dates back to the year 1962 when the erstwhile Central Council for Ayurvedic Research was established as an Advisory body.Since then it is engaged in a wide range of activities in the domains of Ayurveda research including clinical research, medicinal plant research, pharmacological research, drug standardization, quality control and quality assurance, pharmacological research, development of scientific tools and methods in Ayurveda, research oriented public health care services, pharmaco-epidemiology studies, revival and retrieval of ancient medical documents and more. The activities are carried out through the efficient network of 30 institutes across the country and also through collaborative studies with various academic and research institutes, universities, hospitals in India and abroad.

  About the Journal

Journal of Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (JRAS) is a peer-reviewed, open access, UGC-CARE listed official publication of Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), New Delhi. The Journal is published quarterly and is available in both print and online forms. It is a multidisciplinary platform for publication of research in Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Sidhha, Homeopathy fields including interdisciplinary health sciences. JRAS is primarily devoted to research in Ayurveda, the Indian traditional health care system. The journal is being published online since 2016 and has constantly contributed through publishing evidence based research works on traditional Indian system of medicine. The thrust area for publication includes safety and efficacy studies, fundamental research, health promotion and preventive medicine, medico-social aspects including medical anthropology, epidemiological studies, health-related demography, development of methodologies of clinical researches, pharmacovigilance and pharmaco-epidemiology, integrative medicine, research protocols, meta-analytical studies, technical reports of projects, book review and insightful literature reviews.

  Scope of the journal

The Journal publishes Editorials, Original Articles, Case Studies, Reviews, Technical reports of projects, Correspondence and Book Reviews, etc. pertaining to Ayurveda with the special focus on Original and Review Articles on the following:

  • Clinical Research focusing on Clinical safety and Efficacy.
  • Fundamental Research on various aspects of Viz. diagnosis and development of diagnostic tools, disease course, and disease management based on Ayurvedic concepts.
  • Health promotion and preventive medicine.
  • Studies on Health Seeking Attitude and Medico-Social aspects including medical anthropology.
  • Health Systems Research with focus on Ayurveda and Traditional medicine.
  • Epidemiological studies and health-related demography.
  • Development of methodologies of Clinical Research Related to Ayurveda and Traditional Medicines. 
  • Pharmacovigilance and pharmaco-epidemiology.
  • Integrative Medicine.
  • Any other areas of related field etc.

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ISSN - Print: 2456-5601, Online: 2581-9895

Journal of Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, a publication of Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Higher impact
  • Prompt review