Manuscript Submission Guidelines


(Style Sheet)



1. The write up should be 1.5 spaced throughout (not only the text but also displayed quotations, notes, references and any other matter). A cover page must be provided mentioning the title of the article and the author’s name, addresses (both postal and e-mail), and phone numbers.

2.  All essays must include an Abstract (between 150-200 words) and five (05) keywords at the beginning of the essay.

3.  Referencing Style: References should be provided as endnotes. A Reference List (Bibliography) should provide a complete list of all references cited in the article. Do not distinguish between primary and secondary references; they must all be included in one alphabetized list.

The examples provided below illustrate the style to be followed:

(a) Books:
Zutshi, Chitralekha. Languages of Belonging: Islam, Regional Identity, and the Making of Kashmir, Permanent Black: New Delhi, 2004.  (Note: If a book is published simultaneously at different places, one or at most two of them may be cited.)

(b) Edited Volumes:
Troll, Christian W. ed., Muslim Shrines in India: Their Character, History and Significance, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1989.

(c) Articles in Journals:
Ali, Tariq Omar. “Agrarian Forms of Islam: Mofussil discourses on peasant religion in the Bengal delta during the 1920s”, Modern Asian Studies, Vol. 51, No. 5, 2017, pp. 1311–1339

d) Articles in Edited Volumes:
Stern, Robert W. “An Approach to Politics in the Princely States”, in Robin Jeffrey ed., People, Princes and Paramount Power: Society and Politics in the Indian Princely States, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1978, p. 355-371