Call for Papers: Young Ignited Minds Foundation Academia: Submit by May 31

About the Organisers

Young Ignited Minds Foundation (YIMF) Academia is a student-run and reviewed journal. The journal was founded by the members of the student-run NGO YIMF, based in Punjab, and functioning in Mumbai and Rajasthan as well.

About the Journal

The main focus of the journal is to create a forum to share different viewpoints on contemporary socio-legal issues.


COVID-19: A Multilateral Catastrophe on Society


  • Legislations and Policies to Fight Pandemics in India
  • Systematic Approaches to Combat COVID-19
  • Analysis of Crime during Lockdowns
  • Violation of Human Rights during Lockdowns
  • Post COVID-19 World-Change in power structures and dynamics
  • Role of Judiciary during Pandemics
  • Media and Privacy during Pandemics

Any other sub-theme the author may deem fit related to the theme.


The maximum number of co-authors permitted is two.

Submission Guidelines

The submissions must be sent to yimfindia[at] in a MS word document.

Note: No publication fee shall be charged at any stage.

Deadline of Submissions: 31st May 2020.

Word Limit

  • Short articles: 1000-2500 words (including citations)
  • Long Articles: 2500- 4000 words (including citations)

Font Style

The manuscript submitted by the author(s) must adhere to the following rules:

  • The manuscript submitted must be in Times New Roman.
  • The line spacing must be 1.5.
  • The font size of the title: 16, the font size of headings -14 and the font size of the body – 12.

Citation Style

  • 20th Bluebook Edition
  • The author(s) are kindly requested to provide the link of the sources which have been cited in the main body or are requested to provide endnotes.

Other Instructions

  • Along with the manuscript, the author must provide an abstract (not exceeding 150 words). The abstract is not included in the word limit of the article.
  • Authors are requested to give a written undertaking that the manuscripts submitted are original pieces of work and has not been plagiarized nor has been published or is in consideration for publishing in any other place.
  • The cover letter of the author(s) must consist of the names, profession, and university/firm/place of work.


Top 3 entries

1st prize: Rs. 2,000/-

2nd prize: Rs. 1,000/-

3rd prize: Rs. 750/-

Top 10 entries

  • Certificate of appreciation.
  • Certificate of publication would be provided to all authors.


The plagiarism should not exceed 20%.

Contact Information

Email: yimfindia[at]

Tamanna: 9999677799

Abhishek: 9521643693

The website link is here.


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