JGSD is a forum for scholarly research and policy-oriented analyses on various dimensions of society, politics, economy, public policy, public administration, and security with a focus on South Asia. The journal covers conceptually-interesting original cross-disciplinary research and policy-driven essays in each of the three areas—governance, security and development.
The Journal solicits manuscripts (research-based articles, review articles, research notes, and book reviews) for its forthcoming issues. Submissions must be original and must not be under consideration by any other journal. All manuscripts must be prepared in accordance with the APA referencing style. Manuscripts will be blind-reviewed and checked for originality.
Manuscripts will be accepted on a continuing basis. However, the deadlines for the upcoming issues are:
January 2021 issue: 31 July 2020
July 2021 issue: 31 December 2020
Please submit your manuscripts (in the Microsoft Word format) via email with a covering letter to: