CfP: Indian Journal of Criminology by NLU Delhi & Indian Society of Criminology: Submissions Open

call for papers aIndian journal of criminology National Law University Delhi and Indian Society of Criminology have signed an MOU, for joint publication of Indian Journal of Criminology in February 2019. The next issue is likely to be published in May 2019.

The scope of the Journal encapsulates all aspects of—Criminology, Criminological sciences (Criminal Biology, Psychology, Sociology and Penology), subsidiary sciences (Forensic Science, Forensic Medicine, Judicial Psychology), and Victimology.

Articles are invited from researchers and members of professional groups working in the—Police, Legal Departments, Correctional Services, Social Welfare Organisations, Forensic Sciences, Laboratories, etc.

Contributors may submit their original and unpublished pieces of research writings, adhering to the following guidelines for publication with the Indian Journal of Criminology.

Submission Guidelines

Manuscripts must be in English and should be submitted in softcopy through email, at

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The preferred maximum length for an Article is 7000–8000 words, Essay is 5000–6000 words, Note/Comment is 3000–4000 words and Book Review is 1500–2500 words, including Abstract (200–250 words) and Footnote(s).

Submission of the articles is a continuous process and has no specific dates for both the issues published bi-annually.

Accepted articles if not published in the first issue, will be placed in the next issue.

Contributor(s)/Author(s) shall be sent an acceptance letter, based on the peer-reviewed acceptance process.

Soft copy of the article shall be sent to the Author(s) of the accepted manuscripts, for their kind references.

However, the print copy may be purchased by sending a demand for the same, at


All editorial correspondence should be addressed to the Journal’s Editor, at

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