Editorial Policy

The articles can be emailed on kashmirstudies@kashmiruniversity.ac.in (CC to mohdyousufganaiku@gmail.com and ibrahim@uok.edu.in) or submitted in hard copy at the Institute. After the submission, the Editor, in consultation with the Advisory Board Members at the Institute takes an initial decision on sending the paper into peer review. After this, the article is sent to 2-3 reviewers. After the acceptance by the reviewers, the review comments are shared with the authors, and they are given 2 months to revise their papers. After the submission of the revised paper, it is submitted again to the reviewers, and a final decision on the publication is taken after the go ahead from the reviewers.

After the final acceptance, each paper is submitted again to a plaigarism check, and then copy editing.

The Journal has no publication fees.

Ethical Policy

The Journal stipulates that all those who have made a significant contribution to the suvbmitted papers should be given chance to be cited as authors. Other individuals who have contributed to the work should be acknowledged. Any source of funding should also be acknowledged.

Articles should include a full list of the current institutional affiliations of all authors, both academic and corporate.

The following are against the ethical standards of the journals: Gifting of authorship, plaigarism and duplication.

The Journal follows the guidlines laid down by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and subscribes to its principles on how to deal with acts of misconduct. Please check these standards at https://publicationethics.org/files/editable-bean/COPE_Core_Practices_0.pdf