Governmental Accounting is an open access and peer-reviewed bi-quarterly journal dedicated to the advancement of accounting and auditing fields of all executive agencies including ministries, government institutes and firms, financial and insurance institutes, and public non-government institutes.

Papers are subject to a double-blind peer review process to ensure the quality of their underlying research methodology and argument. 

The submitted papers will be published after review as well as the approval of the editorial board. The journal was established by Payame Noor University. The honorable professors and researchers are highly appreciated if they visit this site, register, submit and set up their papers based on authors guidelines. Therefore, visiting in person or calling the journal office are not recommended, so all connections with authors and reviewers are done through the website. The journal provides article download statistics.


Open Access Statement:

This journal is a fully access journal which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication Non-commercial use and distribution in any medium is permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.

Benefits of open access for authors, include:

  • Free access for all users worldwide
  • Authors retain copyright to their work
  • Increased visibility and readership
  • Rapid publication
  • No spatial constraints

Articles’ review and publishing charge:

  1. 3,000,000 Rls. For articles’ acceptance
  2. 3,000,000 Rls. For publishing (The total charge includes 6,000,000 Rls. for each article)

Bibliographic Information


Governmental Accounting


Print:  2423-4613

Online:  2645-498X


Public sector financial reporting

Public sector performance assessment and budgeting

Public sector costs management and information technology

Public sector relevant rules and standards

Public sector financial monitoring and assessment


Persian; including English abstracts and bibliographies

Start Year




Place of Publication



Payame Noor University



Initial review period:

7 working days

The average time during which the reviews of manuscripts are conducted: 

30 days

The average time in which the article is published: 

120 days

Publication method

Online and print publishing

Type of publishable articles

Research/Original/Regular Article, Review Article, Short Paper, Case-study, Methodologies, Applied Article, Conceptual Paper, Viewpoint/Perspective/Opinion, Promotional Paper



Type of Access

Open Access (OA)

Type of License


Plagiarism Detection Software


Type of Publication

Online submission: Free 

Full text access: Open Access

Revenue Sources

Institutional support, Donation

Type of Material

Serial (Periodical)


This journal is subject to COPE criteria with respect to the rules of Publication ethics and follows the executive regulations for preventing and combating fraud in scientific works.

Current Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2024 

Research Paper

Maturity model of internal audit in public sector( oil industry)

Pages 1-22


sara razani; Seyed Ali Hosseini; Azadeh Maddahi

Auditors Narcissism: Comparative comparison between public and private sector

Pages 193-206


Nashmin Lotfiju; Banimahd Bahman; Hashem Nikoomaram; Hamidreza Vakilifard

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