Indian Ruminations is a platform that promotes theoretical thinking and conceptual clarifications in all disciplines. The Journal engages, on a conceptual plane, with themes relating to and addressing to all those around.

All material to be considered for publication should be submitted in electronic form via the IR’s online submission window or to the email

Authors are requested to submit their unpublished works to Indian Ruminations.

Instructions for Manuscript preparation

Please send us a brief profile along with the submission for early publishing.

Please sent us your unpublished poems with proper titles in the word format. Please be sure that you made necessary edits with capitalizing, punctuation etc.

Please limit the articles and fictions to 7,000 – 9,000 words, inclusive of the works cited section. Notes should be kept short and to a minimum in number. Subheadings can also be very helpful in providing clarity for an essay. Do not divide words at the ends of lines. The journal encourages the submission of suitable illustrations. All sections should be double spaced including notes, references, extracts, poetry, and figure legends.

Reviews/Review Articles
IR also features reviews and Interviews too. The limit for a review of a single book is 700 words, and. Review articles should be between 3,000-4,000 words. Contributors interested in submitting a review or review article should contact our editor at . Review Editors will arrange for complimentary review copies to be sent to reviewers. Publishers submitting books for review should send them to the address below
The Chief Editor, Indian Ruminations, Anova, TC 10/1947(4), Thozhuvancode, Vattiyoorkavu P.O, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, Pin 695013
For reviews, please give the title(s) of the book(s) reviewed at the head of the review in the following style:
Author. Title of the Book. Publisher, Year. Print. Amount in Rs./$. Hardback/Paperback

IR welcomes formal interviews of significant people. Interviewers must have an extensive knowledge of the subject so that they can engage fully and sensitively with the author’s comments and views. We also suggest that a photo of the Interviewer may be forwarded along with the matter.
IR will also consider hosting a recording of the interview online and the editors also recommend that this is discussed beforehand to ensure the recording is of the best possible quality for hosting as a podcast. The format for submission of the recording should be an MP3 file.
The interview should be prefaced with an introduction. Together the interview and the introduction should be, approximately, 5,000-7,000 words in length.

News Articles/Events/Contemporary Articles 
IR also promotes the dissemination of news articles and upcoming events on literature and events of social relevance. You are requested to limit those in 300 – 350 words and send in Word format.

Research Articles
The IR journal engages, theoretically as well as practically, with all topics, issues and concerns relating to each and everything around us both from regulative as well as constitutive maxim. IR welcomes well researched detailed articles with sufficient arguments and references for publication.
Formatting guidelines:
1) IR does not entertain papers that are strictly empirical in their nature or papers that have localized impact alone. However it does entertain papers that engage with empirical data to unfold or substantiate a conceptual point.
2) IR do not limit the pages.
3) IR follow the usage of end notes rather than foot notes. The number system used for numbering end notes follows numerals in 1, 2, 3…. case that are superscripted. End notes are to be used for a further elaborating of a point and not for the texting of a reference.
4) IR follows an in-text parenthetical citation style both for the main body of the manuscript submitted as well as the end notes that follow the main body.

Assemble the sections in the following order:
Title Page
Works Cited
Figure Legends

Publication Fee for Research Articles

Upto five pages Rs.3000/-                  
 for each subsequent page Rs.500/-


The  fee may be remitted as DD/Cheque favoring M/s Indian Ruminations payable at Thiruvananthapuram. Fees can also be remitted online to our bank account. Please inform us the details of your online fee remittance by an email to

The account details are as follows

Account Name: Indian Ruminations
A/c No: 67186367367
Bank : SBT, Sasthamangalam, Thiruvananthapuram
IFSC Code: SBTR0000023 (used for RTGS, IMPS and NEFT transactions)
MICR Code: 695009023 

For any queries regarding your submission please write to

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of Indian Ruminations or its members.