The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is an institution of legal education focusing on undergraduate and graduate legal and policy education in India. The University’s Chancellor is the Chief Justice of India, and the Chairman of the Bar Council of India is the Chairman of the General Council. NLSIU, since 2018 has consistently maintained the top rank in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranks higher educational institutions across India.

In Indian history first time the Consumer Law and Practice Chair (CLAP Chair) has been established in August 2008, at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, to promote research, teaching and training in Consumer Law and Practice.

The International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice (IJCLP) (ISSN 2347-2731) is an Open-Access, Blind-Peer-reviewed, Law journal published annually by NLSIU under the aegis of the Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, NLSIU (CLAP) since 2013. Recently Journal indexed on SCOPUS, HeinOnline, SCC OnLine, & UGC CARE List.

Previous issues have featured contributions by Hon. Justice AK Sikri (Judge, Supreme Court of India), HC Mult Norbert Reich (Emeritus Professor, Bremen University, Germany), Cristina Poncibò (Assoc. Prof., Comparative Private Law, University of Turin, Italy), Laura Zoboli (Asst. Prof., European Economic Law, University of Warsaw, Poland), James P Nehf (Prof. and Cleon H Foust Fellow, Robert H McKinney School of Law Indiana University), Gail Pearson (Prof., University of Sydney, Australia), etc.


The submissions for the journal are accepted on a rolling basis round the year. However the last date for submission of the paper for Vol. XII, 2024, is 31st March 2024.


The journal welcomes contributions from academicians, practitioners, students of law and allied fields.


  • Empowering Consumers through clean energy transitions

  • Protect Consumers in Food crisis now and in future

  • Consumer Journeys in digital finance with Mobile Money

  • Consumer voices in the G20

  • Consumer Protection Combating Greenwashing

  • Electronic Enforcement of Consumer Law

  • Durability and right to repair: A Consumer Right

  • Digital Future: Building trusted E-Commerce & Generative AI

The themes listed above are merely indicative and not exhaustive. The Journal highly appreciates submission on any contemporary issues in the field of Consumer Protection and its legal interactions.

Word limit:

  • Articles including abstract (6,000-8,000 words inclusive of footnotes).

  • Case Comment, Legislative Briefs (2,500-3,000 words inclusive of footnotes).

  • Book Review (2,000 words inclusive of footnotes).

Note: The authors intending for Book Review shall submit a hard or soft copy of the book along with the consent letter from the Publisher or Author of the Book at the address of the Journal.


The format to be followed is-

  1. The submission shall not contain the name of the author or institutional affiliation or any other identification mark. Submission shall be sent in .doc or .docx format only.

  2. The body of the submission should be in Times New Roman, with Font Size 12 and Line Spacing of 1.5. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 10 with Single Line Spacing.

  3. The Heading and subheading of the paper should be in following format:

    TITLE [Times New Roman, 16 Points, Bold, All Caps, Centre Align]

    Name of Author(s) [Times New Roman, 14 Points, Italics, Centre Align, separated by &]

    Abstract Text [Times New Roman, 11 Points, Italics, Justify]

    I. INTRODUCTION (HEADING LEVEL 1) [Times New Roman, 13 Points, All Caps, Centre Align]

    A. HEADING LEVEL 2 [Times New Roman, 12 Points, All Caps, Italics, Left Align]

    1. Heading level 3 [Times New Roman, 12 Points, Left Align]

    Text [Times New Roman, 12 Points, Justify, 1.5” Spacing, 1” indent on the first line of every paragraph]

    Quotes [Times New Roman, 12 Points, Justify, 1” Spacing, 0.5” indents on both sides]

    Footnotes [Times New Roman, 10 Points, Justify, 1” Spacing]

  4. All citations should be placed in footnotes (and not endnotes) and shall conform to the Oxford Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (4th edn, 2012).

  5. The submission should contain a disclaimer to the effect that the piece is original and has not been published or is under consideration, for publication, elsewhere.

  6. All submissions are subject to Plagiarism check.

  7. All submissions go through an initial round of review by the editorial board and the selected pieces are subsequently sent for peer review, before finalization for publication.


Only electronic submissions are accepted. Kindly submit your submission on this Submission Form along with the covering letter, and resume on or before 31st March 2024 for it to be considered for volume XII. Please feel free to contact us at ijclp@nls.ac.in for any queries.

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