For Contributors

For call for articles, please see

The last book of Prof Kurien Kunnumpuram, founder of Jnanadeepa

Remuneration from/to Authors

Since Jnanadeepa wants to foster free research and knowledge, we do not make any payment to the writers. Nor do we receive any payment from the authors for the publication of articles. We firmly hold that knowledge has to be free, following the vision of sage, Rabindranath Tagore.

Open Access Policy

Jnanadeepa offers "open access” to published literature according with Creative Commons license (CC BY). So this journal provides free access on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.

Book Reviews

On a regular basis Jnanadeepa carries Book Reviews and Review Articles. Please send two printed copies of the books for review.

The Book Review Editor
Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth
Pune 411014

In case of e-copy of the book, please mail to journal[at]jdv[.]edu[.]in

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Instructions for Authors

Jnanadeepa seek critical, creative and scholarly articles not published elsewhere. It looks for academic integrity and originality.

The following are necessary for articles submitted to this journal:

  • Title and sub-title

  • Full name of the author with designation

  • Abstract: 150-200 words

  • Keywords: 5-7

  • Length of article: 4,000-8,000 words

  • About the author: 100 words bionote and full name, official email id, designation and ORCID.

  • Style: APA (In-text citation; a few endnotes may be added if necessary)

  • Before submitting the articles, the authors themselves are required to check for plagiarism. The journal will also check the articles for plagiarism.

  • Each article will be assigned a unique DOI and stored safely in five different locations.

  • The author grants the journal the right for CC BY. The individual authors own the copyright of their articles.

Once we receive your article, it will be send for peer review. Their responses and suggestions will be sent to the authors for further action.

Jnanadeepa does not accept articles published elsewhere. All articles should be original and contribute to the field of knowledge. The copyright of the articles rests with the authors. They may republish the articles elsewhere. It will be good to inform us of the republication.

It would take about three months from the date of receipt of the article to confirm the acceptance or rejection of the articles. We shall try our best to publish the article within 180 days.

For more guidelines to authors and stylesheet, please see

For Peer Reviewers

Jnanadeepa believes that peer review is the foundation for safeguarding the quality and integrity of scientific and scholarly research. So all the articles go through a rigorous double-blind peer review. We want to do everything we can to support reviewers or referees and to recognize their contribution. This is why we have created the guidelines for double blind peer reviewers.

They’re part of our broader aim to facilitate the review experience for journals – and help safeguard the intellectual honesty, personal integrity and methodological rigour of the research we publish.


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Ethics and Malpractices

Jnanadeepa is committed to upholding the highest editorial standards of publication ethics and best practice.

The journal and publisher take all possible measures against any publication malpractices. We insist that all sources for the articles be fully and meticulously acknowledged.

All the articles received by the journal will be screened for plagiarism.

In general we follow Policies, Ethics and Malpractice Statement of European Scientific Journal.

For more details on the style, please see:

There is no article processing charges/fees collected from the authors. The authors are not paid any honorarium for their contribution.