Call for Papers: Nirma University Law Journal; Submit by Dec 15


Peer Reviewed – Refereed – Bi-annual Publication, (ISSN – 2249-1430), Volume II, Issue II

The Journal Committee of Institute of Law, Nirma University hereby invites articles/ research papers, case studies, executive experience sharing and book reviews on Law and allied areas for publication in Nirma University Law Journal.

It can be an inter-disciplinary study reflecting socio-economic and political ideas or contemporary issues.

The journal is a bi-annual, peer-reviewed ISSN serial publication from Institute of Law, Nirma University. It showcases contemporary issues and challenges specific to law; with an inter-disciplinary approach towards knowledge.

It is the endeavour of the Institute to become the beacon of legal education by encouraging synthesis of knowledge and best practices cutting across academia and research fraternity.

The last date for submissions is 15th December, 2012

Kindly take note of the following guidelines for this issue:

1. Submissions should not exceed 6000 words, excluding the footnotes. However, looking at the quality and depth of research, relaxation may be given and word limit may vary.

2. Entries from all aspects of law whether direct or applied are welcome.

3. We are a peer reviewed Journal. Hence entries from students pursuing Bachelors or Masters Course in law would be accepted.
4. Entries can be co-authored. However, a maximum of two authors per entry is allowed.

5. Citations should follow the Harvard Blue Book (19 Ed).

6. The Times new Roman font, in font size 12 is prescribed for all entries. Further, footnotes shall be in font size 10 and line spacing of 1.5 shall be followed.

7. Entries are to be sent at [email protected] latest by 15th December, 2012 (4:00 pm). No hard-copy of the same is required.

8. Those entries which do not make it to the present issue of Journal may be considered for the next issue (subject to intimation by the NULJ Team).

9. For any kind of clarification for submission guidelines, please visit this link.

Website is here.

10. For any query, kindly contact us at the following number:

NULJ Convener – Mr. Arun B. Prasad (09374603090)
Chairperson – Apurva Vohra (9601409698)

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  1. can students of nirma can make submissions?

  2. Shubhrajeet,

    Once you submit the paper, we will let you know through mail and as the deadline is 15th December, it will take at least 15-20 days.

    Hope you got your answer!

  3. shubhrajeet chawla says:

    how can we know that our research paper has been selected by you in the present editorial?

  4. Rubaiyat,

    the word limit for case study is 4000. for any kind of clarification regarding please visit this link:

    further, all kinds of contemporary issues are invited for the journal, so feel free to contribute.

    Hope you got your answer!

  5. It would be helpful if you provide me some prerequisites as to ‘Case Study’ i.e word limit and other limitations. I am very keen to submit a case study note where 2 states belong to South Asia and its related to maritime issues. Is it acceptable to this law journal?

  6. thanks 🙂

  7. Mahi,

    You are not supposed to send abstract earlier to 15th December. However, you need to include an abstract with the main paper only.

    Hope your query is solved!

  8. hey can i know the last date for submission of abstract

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