The Online Indian Journal of Spatial Science (ISSN 2249 – 4316)
  1. The “Indian Journal of Spatial Science” is a publication of the “Indian Society of Spatial Scientists” with Head Quarter currently housed at “Department of Geography, Presidency University, 86/1 College Street, Kolkata, 700 073” and with permanent address at “SUMANGAL”, 47 Bosepara Road, P.O. – Chandannagar, Dist. – Hooghly, West Bengal, India PIN – 712 136.

  2. It publishes “Indian Journal of Spatial Science” twice a year with Summer or Spring Issue (d.o.p. March 21) and Winter or Fall Issue (d.o.p September 23).

  3. Its editorial board comprises eminent personalities holding positions in academic and research institutions / organizations, and laboratories all over the globe.

  4. It reserves the right to revise or modify articles to conform to the journal’s style.

  5. The views expressed in the article shall however, remain the opinion of the authors, and the editorial board accepts no responsibility for these.

  6. Articles which do not strictly abide by the instructions mentioned here are likely to be rejected without further review.

  7. All costs towards review, editing, composition, website management, printing and etc shall be borne by the author (s) until further notice; the amount will be intimated to the author within a few weeks after the article is received.

  8. All payments must be made in advance through NEFT.

  9. Manuscripts should be sent electronically (All authors must register before login in).  Only the soft copy in *.doc or *.docx format should be either directly sent to the Managing Editor ( or be uploaded.

  10. Tables and Figures must be sent in separate files.

  11. Tables and Figure No. must be properly cited in text.

  12. Within a few days the Volume No. and Issue in which it has been booked will be intimated to the author(s), or after the successful submission of a manuscript authors receive an automated confirmation e-mail.

  13. Once submitted, articles can not be withdrawn and Editorial Charges can not be refunded.

  14. For additional guidance on any matters not specifically addressed, authors should contact the Editor-in-Chief or the Managing Editor (

  1. The work is original of the author(s),

  2. It has not been published before, and

  3. It is not under consideration for publication anywhere else.

  1. First review by the editorial panel to find the general suitability of the article for the journal. 

  2. Selected articles are then subject to a double blind review process.

  3. Articles are then accepted, revised or rejected on the basis of the recommendations of reviewers.

  4. Finally, the revised articles are reviewed by the managing editor, although in some cases they may be referred back to the original reviewer.

  1. The title page must include: (a) Title of the paper, (b) Name(s) of the author(s), (c) Affiliation(s) and Designations of the author(s), (d) e-mail Address(es), Telephone (s) and Fax number (s) of the author (s), and (d) Photograph (s) of the author (s).

  2. The title page must be followed by — (a) Abstract (200/250 words), (b) Key Words (5 / 6), (c) Introduction, (d) Previous Works, (e) Objectives, (f) Methodology, (g) Analysis, (h) Conclusion, and (i) References (only).

  3. Tables and Figures / Maps / Photographs (in *.tiff, *.jpg, *.wmf, *.bmp format) with proper captions and sources should be given in separate pages with proper annotation and referred in the text (Width: either full or half column to maintain the aspect ratio and label size).

  4. Abstract should only highlight the techniques and significant findings, summarizing the whole article, not just the approach or conclusions.

  5. The text should be suitably divided with headings, and sub-headings.

  1. 1) Text must be justified in a 1-column 10-point Arial font with 2.54 cm (1 inch) margins. All parts of the manuscript (abstract, text, notes, references, tables, and figure captions) must be 1.5 line-spaced. 

  2. Papers may be submitted in either UK or US English provided usage is consistent. 

  3. Abbreviations can be used within the text according to internationally accepted conventions. 

  4. Notations should conform to international usage.

  5. Footnotes should not be used.

  6. It is assumed that the authors have kept an exact copy of the article submitted.

  • Tables must be 1-spaced on a separate page, numbered consecutively and titled at the top. All table columns should have explanatory headings. Tables should not repeat data that are available elsewhere in the paper (e.g. in graphs).

For citing references do strictly maintain the following style / format —

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