Call for Papers | International Journal of Transparency and Accountability in Governance | NLU Delhi | Submit by Nov 30

The Centre for Transparency and Accountability in Governance, National Law University Delhi welcomes contributions for the IXth Edition of the International Journal of Transparency and Accountability in Governance (Double Blind Reviewed & Refereed Journal).

About National Law University, Delhi

National Law University, Delhi is a National Law University in India, offering courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 


The International Journal of Transparency and Accountability in Governance (IJTAG) is the flagship Journal, with ISSN No: 2395-4337 of the Centre for Transparency and Accountability in Governance (CTAG), published under the aegis of the National Law University, Delhi.

The objective of launching this journal is to function as a forum for reflective writings on the theory and practice of good governance models by keeping abreast with research being done by scholars in this field.

The focus would be to provide high-level commentary on issues applicable to improving governance measures in India. The journal would concentrate on creating academic discourse by delivering top-quality articles written by experts.

The IJTAG would appear annually, providing insights valuable to legal professionals, researchers, students, and academicians. The Publication Committee of the CTAG, under the guidance of the editor and referral board consisting of some celebrated names, is responsible for editing and bringing out this journal.


Professionals, researchers, students, NGOs, Civil Societies, academicians and other stakeholders involved in combating corruption and promoting good governance.


  • For Research Papers:
    • Corruption in Governance
    • Electoral Reforms
    • Anti-defection law
    • Law Combating corruption- PCA, Judicial accountability, Lokpal, etc
    • Transnational corruption, including foreign laws
    • Whistleblowers’ protection and corruption control
    • Ethical standards and combating corruption
  • For Notes/Comments:
    • Transparency and Accountability in the governance of three pillars of governance, good governance, etc.
  • For Judgment analysis/ Comments:
    • Corruption in governance, Transparency, and Accountability in the governance of three pillars of governance, good governance, etc.
  • For Book/Reports Review:
    • Corruption in governance, Transparency, and Accountability in the governance of three pillars of governance, good governance, etc.

Submission Categories

  • Research papers: Between 5000 and 10000 words, including footnotes. Papers in this category are expected to engage with the theme comprehensively, examine literature thoroughly, and offer an innovative reassessment of the current understanding of that theme. It is advisable, though not necessary, to choose a theme that is of contemporary importance. Purely theoretical pieces are also welcomed.
  • Notes/Comments: Between 3000 and 5000 words, including footnotes. This section should include a thought-provoking and innovative piece consisting chiefly of personal opinions and analysis.
  • Judgment analysis/ Comments: In between 2500- 3000 words, including footnotes. This part should analyse contemporary Indian or International judicial pronouncements relevant to the themes. It must identify and examine the line of cases in which the decision in question came about and comment on implications for the evolution of that branch of law.
  • Co-authorship is allowed. The maximum number of Co-author for a submission shall only be one.
  • Authors should provide their contact details, designation, and institutional affiliation in the covering letter for the submission.
  • Footnotes must conform to the Standard Indian Legal Citation
  • Copyright of all entries shall exclusively vest with CTAG, NLU Delhi. The submission would imply that the author has assigned such rights to CTAG, NLU Delhi.
  • Submissions must be emailed to with the subject heading ‘IJTAG – Submission (Volume IX).’

Submission Deadline

November 30, 2022

Contact Information

For any queries you kay contact :


  • Mayank Shyamsukha

    Student at Institute of Law Nirma University. A passionate legal entrepreneur who has a keen interest in legal research and writing. He has authored several articles on Constitutional Law, Contract Law, Information and Technology Law, Family Law etc.


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