Indian Journal of Higher Education
ISSN: 0976-1314

Dear all

This is a call for papers for our ISSN issue of the Indian Journal of Higher Education.

The topics to be covered in the journal could be on any issue related to higher education. Some of the indicative areas (in higher education) could be:

  1. Policy including regulation, structure, etc.
  2. Strategic aspects
  3. Corporate academia and / or inter-institutional integration
  4. Quality / accreditation issues
  5. Technology in education
  6. Internal governance and ethical issues
  7. Pedagogic approaches
  8. Any topic in higher education in any discipline like engineering, management, medicine where someone wants to discuss any issue where the process of teaching learning becomes important
  9. Innovations

As informed earlier, the article should be of the following nature:

  1. Conceptual, thought provoking & analytical: 2,500-3,000 words
  2. Research based articles (either primary or secondary): 2,500-3,000 words
  3. Case study or sharing best practices by the faculty members / academicians: 500-1,000 words
  4. Book reviews on books on education or relevant social issues: 500-600 words
  5. Short write ups by employers or other stakeholders on any aspect of higher education: 800-1,000 words

The guidelines to the authors are given as under:

  1. The author should mention his / her name with prefix, designation, organization and contact e-mail id at the beginning of the article.
  2. Every article should carry an abstract of around 200 words before start of the article.
  3. The article should be written in "Times New Roman" with the following specifications:
    • Title of the article: Font 14
    • Entire body of the article including the abstract: Font 12
    • Line spacing: Double line spacing
    • Alignment: Justified
    • Paragraph spacing: Double spacing
    • Any notes be numbered and provided at the end of the text
    • All acknowledgements be numbered and provided at the end of the text
    • All references be in American Psychological Association (APA) style (
    • All charts, graphs, tables be at the end of the article and numbered
    • The excel sheets, if any, be sent along with the article
    • Every graph, chart, table, figure be accompanied with acknowledgement of source, wherever applicable
  4. Along with the article the following undertaking needs to be submitted:
  5. "I, ----------------------------, hereby undertake that the article captioned ----------------------submitted to Indian Journal of Higher Education for publication is an original work of mine; all acknowledgments / references, wherever applicable, have been acknowledged to the sources. I also hereby inform that this article has not been sent to any other journal for publication or has not been published anywhere."

    We request all desirous members to kindly submit the articles for consideration for publication in the journal. The last date of the submission of contribution is mentioned below:

    For January to June Volume: 30th April

    For July to December Volume: 30th September

    All articles will be peer and blind reviewed. We will intimate the decision of the review committee within 4-6 weeks of submission.

    The articles may be submitted to the e-mail of the undersigned (

    We look forward to support from all members. We require confirmation from the interested members that they will be submitting the article.


A K Sen Gupta
Higher Education Forum

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