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SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • General rules:

  • We accept only academic essays for our journal.

  • The Board encourages submission of entries from students, professors, or any professional irrespective of their discipline, experience, or political leanings.

  • Please ensure that you go through our styling guide.

  • Entries should contain nuanced and articulate claims backed by veritable sources, these sources might include reputable news sources, academic journals, reports from thinkthanks, and books. They will act as the criteria for the selection of an article.

  • Ramjas Political Review is an organization focused on the discipline of Political Science, and thus, authentic and non-partisan articles are expected. The Board expects the articles to either advance the knowledge of political issues or lead to a better understanding of the same. We appreciate and promote theoretical and empirical articles equally.

  • Selection of articles will be done through a double-blind peer review to ensure the criteria is met, and that the standards are maintained without bias.

  • We allow the legitimate and consented usage of direct quotes and statements in the article, but they must be limited to less than 12% of the essay.

  • You can submit your articles in a .docx format on ramjaspolreview@gmail.com. Please attach the .docx or the link to it, with your name, institution, position, submission type, and
    title in the e-mail.

  • After sending an email, we kindly request that you allow for a two-day period to elapse before expecting a response from us. Following our review and approval of the article, once it is published, the author is prohibited from sharing it on any third-party platforms. However, they are permitted to include a link to our website and may post it on their own website, but this may only be done after a two-month period has passed.

  • We will be considering three types of submissions.
     

  • Op-ed:

  • Word limit: 800 words

  • Employ hyperlinks instead of footnotes or endnotes. Citations are not necessary.

  • Co-authorship of upto two authors from any institution is allowed.

  • Op-eds are directed towards readers with a general awareness of current affairs. Please explain any jargon specific to the issue.
     

  • Featured Articles:

  • Word limit: 800-1000 words
    Features articles must contain specialised and in-depth explanations of an issue. Employ hyperlinks instead of footnotes or endnotes. No citations are necessary.

  • Co-authorship of upto two authors from any institution is allowed.

  • Featured Articles are directed towards readers with a general awareness of current affairs. Please explain any jargon specific to the issue.

  • Academic Essays:

  • Word Limit: 3000 words

  • Citation Format: APA 7th Edition

  • Co-authorship of upto five authors from any institution is allowed. Abstract and References do not contribute to the word limit.

  • Academic essays are geared towards students pursuing political science and must display
    scholarly rigour in their original insights.

For any queries, please contact ramjaspolreview@gmail.com

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