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Ace Research Center

Ace Research Centre (ARC) is dedicated to research and publication activities at Ace. The key activities of ARC are as follows

  • Provide support to students and faculty for research
  • Publish the ARC Research Journal (Journal of Business and Social Science Research-JBSSR)
  • Organize International Conferences and Seminars
  • Conduct collaborative research with international partners
  • Conduct Trainings and Courses in Research

ARC focuses on applied research to produce high-quality research work and papers. It focuses on providing assistance to students to help them acquire and develop research skills under faculty mentorship. The entire process results in research reports and papers that are of international standards and relevant to practice. Original and fresh ideas that have relevance to real life and impact on society and economy are encouraged for selection as area of research by students and faculty.

Journal of Business and Social Sciences Research (JBSSR)

The double blind, peer-reviewed journal of Ace Institute of Management

Journal of Business and Social Sciences Research (JBSSR) is a double-blind, peer-reviewed journal of Ace Institute of Management (AIM), a leading business school of Nepal affiliated with Pokhara University. The main purpose of this refereed journal is to advance and foster the research in the disciplines of management, business, and social sciences, through active engagement with different stakeholders including academicians, researchers, policy makers, students, and entrepreneurs. The journal aims at providing a vehicle for increasing awareness, consideration, and analysis of issues in management, business and social sciences, and also promoting the interchange of ideas within Nepal and other parts of the world. The journal has the policy to promote original research works and reviews on the new topics through innovative approaches.

The Journal also seeks to promote research works from budding researchers and students in the topics accepted. The papers published in the journal are recognised with their unique DOI (CrossRef-indexed). JBSSR has been being published since 2016. It is the bi-annual publication of Ace Institute of Management (AIM) published in every June and December.

Editorial Board


Prof. Arhan Sthapit, PhD

NOU, Nepal

Executive Editor

Ashish Tiwari

Ace Institute of Management, Nepal


Pradeep Rajopadhyay, PhD

Ace Institute of Management, Nepal

Liem Gai Sin, PhD

Ma Chung University, Indonesia

Prem Raj Adhikari, MPhil


Arif Anjum, PhD

MGV’s Arts, Commerce & Science College, India

Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Pushkar Bajracharya

Professor (Rtd), Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University, NEPAL

Prof. Dr. S. S. Bhakar

Vice Chancellor, ITM University, Gwalior Madhya Pradesh, INDIA

Prof. Dr. Subarna L. Bajracharya

Professor (Rtd), Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University, NEPAL

Prof. Dr. Nazrul Islam

Pro-Vice Chancellor, Northern University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, BANGLADESH

Prof. Dr. A. Harikrishnan

Pro-Vice Chancellor, Himalayan Garhawal University, Uttarakhand, INDIA

Prof. Dr. Basanta Kumar

Professor (Rtd), Faculty of Management, Utkal University, Orissa, INDIA

Prof. Dr. Soo Chang

Industrial & Management Engineering Department, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, SOUTH KOREA

Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Sunity Shrestha Hada

Professor (Rtd) and Former Asst. Dean, Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University, NEPAL

Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Shilu Manandhar Bajracharya

Vice Chancellor, Nepal Open University, NEPAL

Prof. Dr. Manju Nair

Professor and Principal, International School of Informatics & Management (IIIM), Jaipur, INDIA

Prof. Dr. Binod K. Shrestha

Professor, Kathmandu University School of Management, NEPAL

Dr. U. Mohan

Head, Department of HRM, University of Kelaniya, SRI LANKA

Dr. Ashish Sen

Ashis Sen Consulting and Coaching,Visiting Professor, IIM Kashipur and NMIMS Formerly General Manager of HPCL, INDIA

Dr. (Mrs.) Zeinab Nawar

Faculty of Business Administration, Economics and Political Sciences, The British University in Egypt, Cairo, EGYPT

Dr. (Mrs.) Shilpa Sankpal

SVKM’s NMIMS University, Gandhi Nagar Indore, Madhya Pradesh, INDIA

Dr. (Mrs.) Wilaiporn Lao-Hakosol

Former Professor, Mahidol University and Kasetsart University, Bangkok, THAILAND

Dr. Sochos Antigonos

Director, Research Centre for Applied Psychology, University of Bedfordshire, Luton UNITED KINGDOM

Dr. Michael Pasco

Business Strategy and Research Practitioner San Beda University Manila, The PHILIPPINES

Mailing Address

The Editor-in-chief

Journal of Business and Social Sciences Research