Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies – Technical Campus (hereinafter “VIPS – TC”) is affiliated with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi and was established in the year 2000 with the vision to promote excellence in education and for imparting quality professional education comparable with the best in the world. In this pursuit, VIPS provides innovative pedagogies to encapsulate the prescribed curriculum along with consistency, thereby focusing on the holistic growth of every student at VIPS.

About VIPS Student Law Review

VIPS Student Law Review is a student run Peer and Blind Reviewed Journal. It has been established with the objective of becoming a formidable instrument in taking the standard of legal research in country up by several notches. It is an annual, student edited journal focusing on inter-disciplinary and multi- disciplinary approaches towards legal writing. The Journal aims to publish long articles/ short articles, case comments, book reviews/ legislation review on all aspects of law and related issues. The Journal aims at giving the opportunity to legal academia, research scholars, students, advocates and activists working towards the enhancement of legal scholarship. Hence, the Journal will serve as the platform for innovative thought sharing and will aim at contributing in dynamic growth of legal knowledge.

About the Call for Papers

Categories for Submission

The Editorial Committee of VIPS Student Law Review is inviting quality research papers on law and legal policies including its allied branches from the legal fraternity:

– Research Scholars

– Students

– Professionals

The Review seeks to provide a platform for engaging in multi-disciplinary discussions on themes of law, society and justice. Research Articles should have proper research questions and should also reflect the findings. The submission can be sent under the following categories:

  1. Long Articles: Between 4000 to 6000 words, inclusive of footnotes.

  2. Short Articles: Between 3000 to 5000 words, inclusive of footnotes.

  3. Case Comments/Book Review: Between 2000 – 3000 words, inclusive of footnotes.

Guidelines for Submissions

  • Submissions should be in Times New Roman, 12 font size with 1.5 line spacing, justified text and 1-inch margins on all sides of an A4 sheet. The page number should be center aligned at the bottom of each page.

  • Footnotes should be in Times New Roman, font size 10 with single line spacing.

  • Graphics, Charts, Tables, and Diagrams should be numbered consecutively and included in the body of the work. Submission must be compatible with Microsoft Word.

  • The format for numbering is as follows–

    1. Main Heading

    1.1 Sub Heading

    1.1.1 Sub-Sub Heading Sub-Sub-Sub Heading

  • Kindly note if formatting guidelines are not adhered to, the manuscript will not be selected.

  • All the submissions must be emailed at vips.studentlawreview@gmail.com.

  • The research paper should not contain any reference to the identity of the author in order to enable anonymous screening and peer review.

  • Each submission should be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 300 words.

  • Each submission should end with a Conclusion.

  • The submission must be the original work of the authors. Any manuscript above 15% plagiarism will lead to disqualification.

  • Submitted entries must not have been sent for consideration at any other place for presentation or publication. A declaration to the same effect must accompany each submission. Find attached the Declaration form as Annexure 1.

  • Co-authorship is allowed. Maximum number of Co-authors for a submission shall be restricted to 2 (two).

  • Multiple submissions by the same author(s) are not allowed.

  • VIPS Student Law Review follows the Journal of Indian Law Institute (JILI) citation style. Authors are requested to follow the same. Find attached the Journal of Indian Law Institute (JILI) citation style as Annexure 2.

  • Copyright of all the submissions shall exclusively vest with VSLLS, VIPS.

  • One complimentary hardcopy of the Journal would be issued to the author after publication. In case of co-authorship, the complimentary hard copy would be issued only to the first author.

  • Kindly adhere to the deadline after which no submission shall be accepted.

Opening Date of Submission:- 10th March, 2023

Closing Date of Submission:- 10th May, 2023

VIPS Student Law Review, Volume V shall be published in August, 2023


All Editorial Correspondence must be addressed to:

The Editorial Board

VIPS Student Law Review

Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies AU-Block (Outer Ring Road), Pitampura, Delhi-110034

E-mail: vips.studentlawreview@gmail.com

Website: www.vips.edu

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