Call for Submissions by NLU-D’s Indian Journal of Criminology [IJC]: Rolling Submissions

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About the Opportunity

The Call for Submissions by Indian Journal of Criminology (IJC) is for the researchers and members of professional groups working in the – Police, Legal Departments, Correctional Services, Social Welfare Organisations, Forensic Sciences, Laboratories, etc.

About the Journal

The Centre for Criminology and Victimology and K. L. Arora Chair in Criminal Law has been established at NLU Delhi to partake and carry out quality research, focusing on the emerging areas of Criminology and Victimology in Criminal Justice Administration.

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.

The journal is popular for its intellectual acumen within academia and is now listed on the UGC Care List.

About the Opportunity

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.

Submission Guidelines

  • Categories (Including Abstract: 200-250 words and Footnote(s)):
    • Article: 7000-8000 words
    • Essay: 5000-6000 words
    • Note/Comment: 3000-4000 words
    • Book Review: 1500-2500 words
  • Use of italics and diacriticals should be minimized, but used in a consistent manner all through the
    text, if any.
  • Tables and figures to be indicated by numbers separately
  • References are to be written according to the Harvard Method, by giving the author’s name and
    date of publication in the text.

For detailed submission guidelines, click the link given at the end of this post.

Submission Procedure

  • All editorial correspondence should be addressed to the Journal’s Editor, at indianjournalofcriminology[at]
  • Manuscripts must be in English and should be submitted in softcopy through email, at indianjournalofcriminology[at]
  • Contributors must provide a Cover Letter to accompany the manuscript submission. The Cover Letter should include the following statements:
    • I confirm that the citations in the attached manuscript are accurate.
    • I confirm that I have read the submission policy and that my manuscript complies with the Journal’s submission policy.
    • I confirm that any part of the manuscript does not violate any copyright of others.

Contact Information

Write to indianjournalofcriminology[at] for any queries.


For more details about the submissions to IJC, click here.


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