About the Journal

Journal of Information and Communication Technology (JICT) is abstracted and indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) in November 2017 and Scopus since 2011. It is a double-blind peer-reviewed, international academic journal published quarterly (January, April, July, and October) by Universiti Utara Malaysia. This journal covers all aspects of information and communication technology, its theories, and applications. The aim of this journal is to provide coverage of the most significant research and development in the area of information and communication technology. To be accepted, a paper must be judged to be truly outstanding in its field and to be of interest to a wide audience. We are particularly interested in working at the boundaries, both the boundaries of subdisciplines of information and communication technology and the boundaries between information and communication technology and other fields. This is an open-access journal. The articles on this site are available in full-text and free of charge to our web visitors.

Journal of Information and Communication Technology (JICT) is a publication fully funded by Universiti Utara Malaysia.



JICT is the recipient of the Malaysian Journal (Scopus category) in the CREME AWARD 2019, the Malaysian Journal (Scopus category) in 2017, and the Malaysian Potential Journal in 2016.



 Subject Area and Category

 SNIP  CiteScore 
Rank Percentile
 General Mathematics (miscellaneous)




83rd percentile
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 General Computer Science (miscellaneous)



54th percentile
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 General Decision Sciences



41st percentile
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Open Access Policy

Journal of Information and Communication Technology (JICT) is an open-access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access.

Archiving Policy

This journal subscribes LOCKSS and CLOCKSS archival system based at Stanford University Libraries, United Kingdom, through the PKP Private LOCKSS and CLOCKSS Network program.