Contemporary Social Scientist

(A National Refereed Journal)
ISSN No. 2230-956X

 Contemporary  Social  Scientist  is  the  journal  published  by  the  School  of  Social  Sciences,Mizoram University. It is published twice a year-in Summer and Spring. It  aims at  advancing  and  disseminating  knowledge,  principles  and  practices in the field of Social Sciences.

It encourages research, innovation and new ideas in the field of social sciences with a view topromoting human and sustainable development. Besides research based papers, the journal also publishes Review of Books, etc on various areas of interest in the field of Social Sciences. 

Editor in Chief:

Department of Public Administration
Mizoram University

Guidelines for  Contributors

Articles  are  invited  from  authors/researchers,  which  must  be  a  significant  original  work (either theoretical or empirical) and should be normally between 8-10 A-4 size printed pages with 1.15 line spacing and 11 point Arial font in the following manner:

Title of paper

Name of the author/s, designation and present position

Abstract of  not more than  200  words  indicating  general  scope  of the  paper,  the  important findings and the conclusion drawn

Key words (between 3-6), indicating important concepts discussed in the paper for indexing and information retrieval purposes

Introduction of one paragraph

Content of the paper should be presented in a lucid manner. There must be a conceptual flow and clarity with continuity. There must be separate paragraph for each new theme/sub-theme.

Conclusion may indicate the final analysis and main findings.

End  Note  should  be  placed  after  conclusion  in  sequence  1,  2,  3  drawing  from  the  super scripted numbers ( 1, 2, 3 ) in the content of the paper. Notes may provide further explanation to a concept or  information provided in the content.

References to books and articles should be placed at the end.

Bibliography in APA model may be adopted.

The author/s MUST submit an undertaking that the article is an original contribution and it has not been submitted to any other journal etc. for publication.

Editorial Board reserves the right of publication.

The article has to be submitted both by e-mail and hard copy to the following address: and The Dean, School of Social Sciences, Mizoram University, Tanhril, Aizawl – 796004.

Subscription Rate in Rupees:

Individual – Annual – Rs. 500/-, Single Issue – Rs. 300/-

Institution/Library – Annual – Rs.700/-, Single Issue – Rs. 400/-

(Amount  may  be  paid  by  cash  or  DD  in  favour  of  the  Dean,  School  of  Social  Sciences, Mizoram University, Aizawl

  Time of submission:

 (i)  for Summer Issue – on or before March 15
(ii)  for Spring Issue – on or before September 15