Rabindra Bharati Journal of Political Science



Name of the Journal: Rabindra Bharati Journal of Political Science
ISSN: 2393 8218
Nature of Publication: Only hard copy (Online full text will be available soon)
Frequency: Yearly
Since How many years it has been published continuously:

Since 1999 Eleven Volumes have been Published and Twelfth Volume is in the process


Publisher: Department of Political Science/ Registrar, Rabindra Bharati University
City: Kolkata, West Bengal
Country: India
Present Editor: Dr Bankim Chandra Mandal, Professor & Head, Department of Political Science, Rabindra Bharati University,
Email: bankimchmandal@yahoo.com


Present Editorial Board


Editorial Advisory Committee


About the Journal

The “Rabindra Bharati Journal of Political Science” was first published in the year 1999 from the Department of Political Science, Rabindra Bharati University. So far eleven volumes of the journal have been published covering different areas of the discipline with an emphasis on interdisciplinarity. The journal is published annually and is a Refereed Journal. We have a fairly well defined Advisory Committee nationally and internationally having subjective specialization. The forthcoming volume is in the University Press.
Submission and Publication Charges
The Journal claims absolutely NO PROCESSING FEES at any level. It is fully funded by Rabindra Bharati University.
Publication Policy
Selection Criteria
Articles are invited through wide circulation of notification using online media (Website) and social media across the country generally in the month of March every year. A board of editors and Editorial Advisory Committee selects few suitable articles based on various criteria, such as subject depth, nature of work, methodology followed by the authors, citation and reference standards etc. Selected articles then send to various peers across the country by using blind peer review process for quality judgment. If reviewers allow then we select the article for publication.

The Reviewing Process
Rabindra Bharati Journal of Political Science is a refereed journal and thus follows the standard procedure of blind review.
Final Selection
Subject to the Reviewer’s positive comments, the editorial board will take final decision to publish the paper. As there is limited space once the paper is reviewed and accepted the board may decide to publish in the next volume subject to the availability of space.
Author will be informed if paper is not recommended for publication.
Submission Process
The Editorial Board may at times decide to make the upcoming Volume thematic and ask for submission of papers. All manuscripts must be submitted in MS-word (.doc) format through e-mail in the following email address – rbu.polsc@gmail.com
We request the authors to abide by the rules and regulations mentioned in our style sheet (enclosed) regarding citations and acknowledgements in the manuscript. 
After final selection of the article author has to send the corrected soft copy (through email) with one hard copy to the following address along with a DECLARATION stating its originality and not anywhere send for publication before.
The complete research paper bearing the following a personal details shall be sent as an attachment to rbu.polsc@gmail.com
1. Name
2. Affiliation
4. Contact Details (Phone No.)
6. Title of the paper
In case any queries/clarification arise, the same can be conveyed to the Head of the Department, Department of Political Science, sending an e-mail to rbu.polsc@gmail.com
Guidelines for Submission
1. The length of the final submission should not exceed 6000 words, excluding endnotes.
2. The final submission must be typed in Times New Roman, with font size 12 and 1.5 line spacing.
3. The MLA style of citation (latest edition) must be strictly adhered to while submitting full paper. 
4. There must be a small abstract of not exceeding 120 words along with key words.
Publishing Ethics
We strictly follow a blind review process from experts.  We seek to avoid copyright violation, strongly discourage plagiarism substantiated by the declaration mentioned above by the authors.
No processing fees in any stage of the publication in Rabindra Bharati Journal of Political Science have been charged from the Authors. All costs are borne by the University.
We try our best to maintain the above mentioned ethics before publishing any article in our journal.
For Authors

Authors should restrain from misrepresenting facts and providing fallacious data which could damage the reputation of the journal

For Reviewer
Requested to examine thoroughly and help us to maintain the quality and standard of the paper;
Maintain the confidentiality of any information related to the paper.
Where to Send your Article? 
Head of the Department (Editor),
Department of Political Science
Rabindra Bharati University.
56A, B.T. Road
Email- rbu.polsc@gmail.com


Contact Us

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56A, B.T. Road, Kolkata – 700 050
Email: registrar@rbu.ac.in

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External Link

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