Journal of Social and Development Sciences (JSDS) is a peer reviewed open access journal (ISSN 2221-1152) publishes original unpublished research work. A scholarly journal deals with the disciplines of social and development sciences. JSDS publishes research work that meaningfully contributes towards theoretical bases of contemporary developments in society

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Objective of JSDS is to widen the knowledge base in collaboration with scholars, academicians, professionals and practitioners by allowing free access to valuable information around the globe. Research studies in JSDS address emerging issues and developments in business and societies around the world. JSDS encourages submission related to subjects of sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, political science, international relations, linguistics, history and project management.


Inhouse journal editors will initially scrutinize each submission (with the help of tools like Grammarly and Turnitin etc.) for relevance, scope, quality and similarity. After initial screening, manuscripts will be sent for review to relevant and experienced external reviewers. All manuscripts are subject to double-blind peer review. Feedback will be given to authors as early as possible, as we make every effort to complete the review process within 8-10 weeks. Editorial board aims to publish accepted manuscripts within 12-14 weeks after submission. For manuscripts submission please read and follow author guidelines and publication ethics.


 JSDS is a quarterly publication journal.


This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. For more info click here.


There is no submission fee. However, if paper is accepted for publication, author will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publication costs. Authors, espceially from developing countries,  who do not have sufficient funds to meet publication charges may apply for fee waiver, fully or partially.

Article Publication Fee: 100.00 (USD)