The Indian Journal of Political Science (IJPS) is the quarterly peer-reviewed and refereed journal published by the Indian Political Science Association in March, June, September and December every year. Started in 1939, the IJPS is one of the most reputed and refereed journals of Political Science at international level and, in fact, the foremost journal of the discipline at the national level. We feature research articles pertaining to issues and practices of Political Science, Public Administration, International Relations, practices of Governance in India and around the world and also select papers of inter-disciplinary nature that delineate the trajectory, progress and issues of the contemporary world. It is also a platform to culminate into a dialogue amongst the scientists of the field. It also invites books for review. Articles are liable to be published after peer review.
The journal has, over more then eighty years, evolved as a major publication of scholarly works on ideas and issues important to the study of politics. It seeks to promote greater collaboration and exchange of ideas among political scientists in India and abroad. The position of the Editor of the Indian Journal of Political Science had been occupied by renowned political scientists of the country at various points of time.
The IJPS has now completed 83 years of its publication. The periodicity and regularity of IJPS at national and international levels has also increased tremendously. The website of the journal www.ijps.net.in has been providing most of the updated information. The national and global abstracting and indexing of the papers published has also been restored to a great extent. The size of the journal has grown substantially and its representative character has made the journal truly a publication of a national body with global association. It has become the best avenue of interaction and dialogue between Indian political scientists as well as international community.