Call for Paper: SPIL International Law Journal [Volume I]: Submit by February 5

SPIL International Law Journal (ILJ) is pleased to Call for Papers for its 1st (Revival) Volume.

About ILJ

The Students publish the International Law Journal for Promotion of International Law (SPIL), Mumbai which is a student body that cynosures International Law.


Submissions are invited on any topic of contemporary relevance in the area of International Law.

Categories and Word Limit

Submissions may be in the form of the following categories:

  • Articles: Papers that comprehensively analyze a theme and engage with all the existing literature in it. An article should be in between 6000 and 10000 words exclusive of footnotes
  • Essays: Papers that concisely analyze specific contemporary issues in the field of international law. It should be between 4000 and 6000 words exclusive of footnotes.
  • Case Notes and/or Legislative Commentaries: Notes and commentaries must discuss or critique a recent judgement, landmark case or any recent legislation or bill before Parliament or State legislature. It should be between 1500 and
    3000 words exclusive of footnotes.

Submission Guidelines

  • Abstract Word Limit: 200 words.
  • Co-authorship: Allowed up to 2 authors.
  • Method of Citation: The ILJ follows ‘Harvard Bluebook 20th Edition’ style of referencing.
  • The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman size 12 with 1.5 line spacing and Justified Alignment. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman size 10 with single line spacing.


Original submissions are invited from undergraduate and postgraduate students, industry practitioners, academicians and research scholars.

Submission Procedure

  • Submissions: In electronic form to ilj.spilmumbai[at]
  • Subject heading: ‘ILJ Vol. 1 Submission: submission category
  • All manuscripts must be accompanied by a covering letter with the name(s) of the author(s), institution/affiliation, the title of the manuscript and relevant contact information.


The last date for submission for ‘Volume 1 (Revival Edition)’ of the International Law Journal is 5th February 2021. Submissions sent after the deadline will not be considered for publication.

Contact Information

Any correspondence, queries or additional requests for information should be sent to: ilj.spilmumbai[at]

Find the details of submission guidelines here:


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