Download HEC recognized journals list 2023 PDF

If you are looking forward to downloading the List of HEC recognized journals, then you are at the right place. In this blog post, we show you how to download the HEC recognized journals list. Moreover, you will also be able to know how to check if a journal is HEC recognized?

About HJRS

HEC Journal Recognition System is a collection of research journals that are categorized into three different categories – W, X, and Y — within their respective knowledge areas on the basis of a number of internationally benchmarked and recognized parameters that measure the quality of a journal.

Steps to download the list of HEC Recognized Journals – 2023 – PDF?

  1. Go to the Official Website of HJRS.
  2. Select Area ->Select Subject Areas -> Select Sub Category
  3. Click on Export to download the Excel file.

Step 1: Go to the Official Website.

HEC Recognized journals

Step 2: Select an Area from the dropdown, select a subject area, then select a subcategory, if available for your subject, etc;

Step 3: Click on Export.

As soon as you click on the Export button, the Excel file will start downloading to your computer.

For instance, below we are showing the top research journals of Agriculture Sciences exported from the HEC website.

#TitleJPIHJRS
Category
Medallion
1Genome Biology100WPlatinum
2Molecular Biology and Evolution100WPlatinum
3Annual Review of Plant Biology99WPlatinum
4Current Biology99WPlatinum
5Plant Cell99WPlatinum
6Trends in Ecology and Evolution99WPlatinum
7Trends in Plant Science99WPlatinum
8Ecology Letters99WPlatinum
9Remote Sensing of Environment99WPlatinum
10Current Opinion in Plant Biology98WPlatinum
11Annual Review of Entomology98WPlatinum
12Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease98WPlatinum
13Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics98WPlatinum
14Trends in Food Science and Technology98WPlatinum
15ISME Journal98WPlatinum
16Biological Reviews98WPlatinum
17Molecular Systems Biology98WPlatinum
18New Phytologist98WPlatinum
19Plant Physiology98WPlatinum
20PLoS Biology98WPlatinum
HEC recognized journals

How to check HEC recognized journals?

  1. Go to the website.
  2. Here, enter the journal title or the ISSN.
  3. If the journal is HEC recognized, it will show all the information related to the journal.

HEC recognized journals under Different Areas

The list of Areas are:

  • Agriculture Sciences
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Biological and Health Sciences
  • Education and HR
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Management Sciences
  • Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences

HEC recognised language & linguistics (w,x,y category) journals

HEC recognized journals in Social Sciences 2023

HEC recognized journals arts and humanities 2023

What is the status of journals that exist in the Master Journal List (MJL) of Web of Science?

The Journals that appear in MJL and have neither an impact factor nor other parameters like AIF, EFT, H-Index, SJR, and SNIP are placed in the Y category. Journals available in the following indexes of the Web of Science core collection are mapped in HJRS:
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI)
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

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Source: HJRS

55 thoughts on “Download HEC recognized journals list 2023 PDF”

  1. I want to publish my research paper in “W” category journal. for fulfilling the requirement of phD. kindly send me the name of that journal which has good impact factor. I am student of psychology.

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    • Pl. be careful , now a days there so many notorious persons are offering for publishing as there are duplicate journal are available even on Google with same ISSN No . You can check the journal via Scopus list (further in Scopus home source homepage link is available for verification) is available

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  2. Hi. can i publish my research article in a HEC Recognized ‘y’ category journal for completion of my Ph.d degree in subject of zoology from the islamia university of Bahawalpur, Pakistan?

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  3. PLEASE GUIDE ME BEST JOURNAL FOR PUBLICATION OF RESEARCH FOR THE REQUIREMENT OF PHD IN PSYCHOLOGY
    ASMA GUL
    PHD SCHOLAR
    APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY

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  4. Please guide
    I want to publish review article in chemistry journal without any publication fee +impact factor less than 3 in w or X Category

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  5. Journal of Flow Chemistry
    Theoretical Chemistry Accounts
    Both the above journals have their impact factors of less than 3 and offer writers to publish without publication fee.

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  6. hi, give me the name of Journal recognized by HEC for environmental impacts on agriculture. cost effective and recognized. Thanks

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  7. Respected sir, International journal of innovation creativity and change derecognized w.e.from 24 th of Jine 2021. What about a research paper which published on 8 th of Jine 2021. Is this acceptable for award of Ph.D degree.

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  8. Hello,
    Im Baqar Raza. recently completed my M.Phil Urdu.
    i want to publish my article but i don’t have any information regarding this.
    plz help and guide me.

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  9. Aoa can u recommend me a chemistry journals under Y or W cateogory with no publication fees and hec recongnized with low impact factor

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  10. HI , pls recommend me a non predatory journal which is free of cost. Thanks

    My title abt COVID and depression among Healthcare workers

    I did research during my Master in Public HEalth .

    Thanks

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  11. INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES IS HEC APPROVED JOURNAL AT THIS TIME OR NOT. KINDLY GUIDE ME AND IN WHICH CATEGORY DOES IT FALL.

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  12. Is international review of basic and applied sciences is still hec approved after 25-07-22. How can I get information about it.

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  13. Dear sir,
    Can you plz guide me the name of ‘w’ category journal for publication in IR related subject, with no publication fee?

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  14. my article published in journal of mathematics, on 10th january 2022, am i eligible to get PhD on this paper. In HJRS 2022 -23 list it is in X category.

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  15. Yes it was in Y category but in new hjrs list it is in X cat…journal of mathematics hindawi ….my ppr published on 10-01-22 can i get degree on it. Please clear it whether HEC has any objection ?

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  16. Sir is there ant HEC recognized journal which has 12 issue per year in agriculture/biological science
    Secondly , is there ant HEC recognized journal which demand no publication fee in agriculture/biological science

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  17. Dear Dr. Sunny,

    Could you please tell me how to evaluate papers published in European and American university journals which are not present in the HEC recognised journals list? Furthermore, books and book chapters published from European and American universities and publishers are recognised in Pakistan or not?

    Many thanks,

    Sabir

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