Prestige International Journal of Legal Studies and Social Sciences (PIJLSS)

About the Journal

The Prestige International Journal of Legal Studies and Social Sciences (PIJLSS) is a distinguished bi-annual online publication committed to fostering scholarly discussions and advancing knowledge in the realms of law and social sciences. Our journal provides a global platform for researchers, academics, and practitioners to contribute to the ever-evolving fields of legal studies and social sciences.

At PIJLSS, we prioritize the dissemination of high-quality, peer-reviewed research that spans various interdisciplinary themes. Our comprehensive coverage includes legal theory, comparative law, socio-legal studies, international law, and the broader spectrum of social sciences. We aim to bridge the gap between legal theory and societal implications, encouraging insightful analyses and innovative perspectives.

Published in a digital format, PIJLSS embraces the accessibility and immediacy of online publishing, ensuring a wide readership and global reach. We welcome submissions from scholars worldwide, fostering a diverse and inclusive scholarly community.

Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our rigorous peer-review process, ensuring that each published article meets the highest standards of academic integrity. PIJLSS stands as a beacon for cutting-edge research, facilitating meaningful contributions to the legal and social sciences discourse.

Join us in the pursuit of knowledge and scholarly excellence at the Prestige International Journal of Legal Studies and Social Sciences. Explore, engage, and contribute to the vibrant intellectual community we have cultivated.

Editorial Board
Editor General: Dr. Raja Roy Choudhury
Editor: Dr. Nandan Velankar
Associate Editors:
  • 1. Dr. Gopal Kag
  • 2. Dr. Priyamvada Tiwari
  • 3. Ms. Sayali Bandi
  • 4. Mr. Nakul Singh Chauhan
  • 5. Mr. Sumit Maheshwari
  • 6. Ms. Isha Joshi
Guidelines for Authors:

Scope and Focus:

  • • Submissions must align with the journal's scope, covering legal studies and social sciences.
  • • Manuscripts should demonstrate academic rigor, originality, and relevance to the field.

Formatting Requirements:

  • • Submissions must adhere to the journal's prescribed format and style guidelines.
  • • Manuscripts should be in English, using clear and concise language.

Article Length:

  • • Articles typically range between 5,000 to 8,000 words, including abstract, references, and appendices.

Abstract:

  • • Include a structured abstract of up to 250 words summarizing the key objectives, methods, results, and conclusions.

Keywords:

  • • Provide 3-5 keywords that accurately represent the content of the article.

Author Information:

  • • Include a separate title page with the author's name, affiliation, contact details, and a short bio.

Citations and References:

  • • Use a consistent citation style (APA-6) for in-text citations and the bibliography.
  • • Ensure accuracy and completeness of references.

Figures and Tables:

  • • Clearly label and reference all figures and tables.
  • • Provide high-quality images and ensure proper permissions for any copyrighted material.

Submission File Format:

  • • Submit manuscripts in Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx).

Originality and Plagiarism:

  • • Submissions must be original work and not under consideration elsewhere.
  • • Properly cite sources and avoid plagiarism.

Peer Review Process:

  • • All submissions undergo a double-blind peer-review process.
  • • Authors may be asked to revise their manuscripts based on reviewer feedback.

Ethical Considerations:

  • • Ensure research involving human subjects adheres to ethical standards.
  • • Disclose any conflicts of interest or funding sources.

Copyright and Licensing:

  • • Authors retain copyright of their work.
  • • Specify any licensing agreements or restrictions.

Submission Deadline:

  • • Clearly communicate submission deadlines for each issue.

Contact Information:

  • • Provide clear contact information for inquiries and correspondence.

Submission Process:

  • Authors are encouraged to submit their manuscripts through the online submission portal on the journal's website. Submissions will be acknowledged upon receipt, and authors can track the status of their manuscripts through the editorial process.
    We look forward to receiving high-quality submissions for the "Prestige International Journal of Legal Studies and Social Sciences" and appreciate the contributions of scholars in advancing knowledge in the field.
Publication Ethics

1. Authorship and Contributorship:

  • • Authors should ensure that all individuals who have made substantial contributions to the research are listed as co-authors.
  • • All co-authors should have reviewed and approved the final version of the manuscript before submission.

2. Originality and Plagiarism:

  • • Manuscripts must be original work, and authors should appropriately cite sources and provide references for all borrowed materials.
  • • Plagiarism in any form is strictly prohibited.

3. Conflict of Interest:

  • • Authors should disclose any financial or personal relationships that may have influenced the research or its interpretation.
  • • Editors and reviewers should also declare any conflicts of interest and recuse themselves from handling manuscripts where conflicts exist.

4. Peer Review Process:

  • • The peer review process should be transparent, fair, and impartial.
  • • Reviewers should provide constructive and objective feedback while maintaining the confidentiality of the review process.

5. Data Integrity and Reproducibility:

  • • Authors are responsible for the accuracy of the data presented in the manuscript.
  • • Raw data and methodologies should be made available to editors and reviewers upon request.

6. Ethical Treatment of Subjects:

  • • Research involving human subjects or animals must comply with ethical standards and should have obtained necessary approvals from relevant ethical review boards.

7. Planned and Responsible Publication:

  • • Authors should not submit the same manuscript to multiple journals simultaneously.
  • • The journal should not publish redundant or duplicate publications.

8. Corrections and Retractions:

  • • Errors or inaccuracies discovered after publication should be promptly corrected.
  • • In cases of serious ethical issues, retractions may be considered.

9. Editorial Independence:

  • • Editors should make decisions based on the quality and validity of the work and without any influence from external parties.

10. Open Access and Licensing:

  • • Consider the publication model and clearly communicate any fees or charges associated with publication.
  • • Authors should be aware of and comply with any licensing agreements or copyright requirements.
Contact Us

Article Submission: nandan_velankar@pimrindore.ac.in

Phone: 09827248816

Mailing Address: Editor, PIJLSSS, Dept. of Law, Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Scheme No. 74-C, Sec.- D,
Prestige Vihar, Vijay Nagar, Indore- 452011 (M.P.) INDIA
Website: http://www.pimrindore.ac.in
Published by: Dept. of Law, Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore