VITASTA Law Journal (VLJ) is an annual journal published under the auspices of Vitasta School of Law and Humanities Nowgam Srinagar Kashmir, affiliated to the University of Kashmir and approved by the Bar Council of India. It furnishes a platform for discussion and debate on contemporary issues of social relevance both in national and international domains. With this objective, VLJ intends to present research, policy analysis, articles and case comments probing various thematic areas in the field of law. 

Contributions are invited for the next issue of VLJ in all areas of legal scholarship. Since the journal is meant to be particularly used as a source of information by academics, practitioners and students alike, to familiarize themselves with legal debate of current significance, the contributions may preferably concentrate on the following thrust areas:

  • Minority Rights.
  • Right to Information.
  • Intellectual Property.
  • Human Rights.
  • Reservation Policy and Weaker Section of the Society.
  • Judicial Activism.
  • Separation of Powers.
  • Freedom of Religion.
  • Land Acquisition and Protection to Farmers.
  • Offences against Weaker Sections of Society. 

This list, however, is only indicative and therefore does not exhaustively cover the full range of themes, which may be accepted by the editorial board.

Author Guidelines:

  • Contributions will be accepted in MS WORD format only to be sent by email to,,, by 30th August 2019.
  • The maximum word length for articles, book reviews and case comments is fixed at 5000, 2500 and 1500 respectively. Contributions exceeding this limit may be accepted at the discretion of the editorial board.
  • Contribution should have one inch margin on each side with double spacing and should be justified.
  • Main text should be in font size12, Times New Roman and footnotes should be in font size 10.
  • Oxford Standard for Citation of legal Authorities (OSCOLA) must be used for citing legal authorities.
  • All pages and footnotes should be numbered.
  • An abstract of reasonable word length for each paper should constitute a part of the paper. 
  • The authors should mention their full name, designation, cell number, postal and email address.