Journal Policy

Publication Frequency

International Journal of Research in Social Science and Humanities (IJRSS), changed the policy of Publication frequency from Bimonthly to Monthly. From May-2021 onwards, IJRSS publishes articles every month (Monthly).

Open Access Policy

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 is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.


The IJRSS uses the PORTICO system as Digital archiving facility. PORTICO ensures the long-term survival of Web-based scholarly publications. The published articles will remain digitally available forever for free under Creative Commons license.

Portico, a not-for-profit digital preservation service, is among the largest community-supported digital archives in the world. PORTICO working with libraries and publishers, Portico preserves e-journals, e-books, and other electronic scholarly content to ensure researchers and students will have access to it in the future.

Pre- and post-prints

The IJRSS allows and encourages authors to deposit both their pre- and post-prints in Open-Access institutional archives or repositories. The primary benefit of pre- and post-print self-archiving is reaching a larger audience which enhances the visibility and impact of your research.

Online corrections

The version of an article which is published online is considered the final and complete version. We are only able to correct typographical errors in the following: author names, affiliations, articles titles, abstracts, keywords and incorrect unit/symbols. We do not publish errata for the above corrections.

Shipping & Delivery Policy

International Journal of Research in Social Science and Humanities (IJRSS), does Not Print and Send / Courier / Post Hard copy of Certificate. Corresponding Author will only receive e- Certificates (Pdf) of Registered Email Address. This service is free of cost.

Waiver Policy

The article processing charges (APC) is very nominal and no full or partial Waive-off of the fees. 

Cancellation & Refund Policy

No cancellation/refunds are issued for all the published papers in the International Journal of Research in Social Science and Humanities (IJRSS).

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Personal Data

We process the following personal data:

  • Master data: name, surname*
  • Correspondences data: gender, salutation title
  • Contact data: Email address*
  • Educational data: academic title
  • Institution data: name, address
  • Demographics: country 
  • Interests: field of interest, expertise