Vedic Studies, Journal of the School of Vedic Studies, Rabindra Bharati University, is a well-researched, scholarly and basically English Journal where articles in all the branches of Vedic studies are published. There is always a sincere effort to publish the journal once in two years in printed hard-copy format since 1996 and it has been endowed with ISSN number (2278-4373) in 2014. Volume VI was the Silver Jubilee Volume which contains a large number of articles besides a couple of international articles. Volume VII of the journal is ready for publication.
The editorial board of the Vedic Studies, Journal of the School of Vedic Studies, Rabindra Bharati University, has the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Rabindra Bharati University as the Chairman, besides the departmental teaching faculty, and two subject-experts who are renowned for their expertise in all the branches of Vedic studies. Articles are invited through wide circulation of notification from renowned scholars belonging to the fields of Vedic Studies, grammar, linguistics, philosophy, manuscriptology etc. Once requisite numbers of articles are submitted for publication, the board meets for their evaluation and the decision of the subject-experts is final. Those articles which are written following the Editor’s Note provided to the authors by the department are considered to be fit for publication after they are reviewed by the editorial board.
Record of the proceedings of the meetings of the editorial board, signed by the members present, is maintained.
Authors are requested to send their articles to the Director, SVS, in 2 copies typed neatly on one side of a page with double spacing and a margin of 4 cm along with one original copy, or by email and/or soft copy (CD/DVD).
If necessary, authors will receive one proof for final correction. Major additions should be avoided at that stage. Authors are also requested to inform any change of address occurring during publication.
Articles are to be written in the form of proper research articles with all the materials referred to in the body listed in the references or bibliography in the following manner to maintain the uniformity of the editorial work.
A relatively short, accurate and informative title of the article containing not more than 50 letters, name of the author, institution, present position, former designation in case of retired persons, a short bio-data, an Abstract etc., should be sent along with the article.
References in the form of Endnotes should be furnished in alphabetical order of surnames. If it is from a monograph/book thus:
Choubey, B. B.(ed.)(1993) Vadhulasrautasutra. Hoshiarpur: Katyayan Vaidik Sahitya Prakashan.
Blaxter. L, Hughes. C, and Tight. M. (2002) How to Research, 2nd edn. (1st South Asian edn.). New Delhi: Viva Books Private Limited.
If it is from an article thus :
Brough, John. (1954) ‘The Language of the Buddhist Sanskrit Texts’. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 15, 352-375.
Field, J. and Spence, L. (2000) ‘Informal learning and social capital’. In F. Coffield (ed.) The Necessity of Informal Learning. Bristol: Policy Press, pp. 32-42.
All quotations in Sanskrit or any language other than English are to be rendered in Roman with accurate diacritical marks.
All terms in Sanskrit or any language other than English except proper names should be in italics with accurate diacritical marks.
No diacritical marks are to be put for existing place names.
All proper names of persons of earlier age should be with accurate diacritical marks.
Names of the printed texts/books referred to in the body and the Endnotes are to be in italics.
Article submitted in English should follow the British punctuation and spelling patterns and has to be consistent throughout.
Illustrations, tables, maps and figures should be numbered consecutively and include captions identifying the source of any image or data.
Articles received will be sent to referees. Authority reserves the right to publish/reject article/s.
All correspondence concerning submission of articles and other editorial matters should be addressed to