Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research ( PJSIR ) was started in 1958 to disseminate research results based on utilization of locally available raw materials leading to production of goods to cater to the national requirements and to promote S&T in the country. Over the past 61 years, the journal convey high quality original research results in both basic and applied research in Pakistan. A great number of major achievements in Pakistan were first disseminated to the outside world through PJSIR.

It is a peer reviewed journal and published in both print and electronic form. Original research articles, review articles and short communications from varied key scientific disciplines are accepted however, papers of Pure Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Medical Sciences are not entertained.

From 54th Volume in 2011, it has been bifurcated into Series A: Physical Sciences & Series B: Biological Sciences. Each series appears three times in a year as follows:

Physical Sciences in January-April, May-August and September-December issues. It includes research related to Natural Sciences, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Geography, Physics, Polymer Sciences and Technology.

Biological Sciences in January-April, May-August and September-December issues. Papers included in this series are from Agriculture, Agronomy, Botany, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Food Sciences, Genetic Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Microbiology, Marine Sciences, Soil Sciences, Tissue Culture, Zoology and Technology.

Due to many global issues, we are encouraging contributions from scientists and researchers from all across the globe with the sole purpose of serving scientific community worldwide on the whole and particularly for our region and third world countries.