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Sociological Bulletin was published biannually from 1952 to 2003, and became a triannual publication from 2004.From 2021 it will be published four times a year: January-March, April-June, July-September and October -December. One of the four issues will be a special issue. For details seespecial issueguidelines


Sociological Bulletin carries reports on research conducted both in India and abroad by professional Sociologists and Anthropologists. Over the last six decades, the journal has been advancing the frontiers of knowledge about Indian society and its social institutions and culture, its structure and dynamics of change. It has been contributing to our understanding of other societies as well.


The journal meets the needs of higher education in India and provides for specialists and non-specialists alike. It also serves as an important source material for University students and researchers


Life Members have online access to the Sociological Bulletin through their ISS login page. All back issues are also available through this log in. Every three months a new issue will be uploaded on Life Member log in.


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Managing Editor

B B Mohanty 

Professor, Department of Sociology, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India


Paramjit S. Judge (Amritsar)

(President) Professor of Sociology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar,




(Secretary) Professor of Sociology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India


Satish K Sharma      

Formerly Professor of Sociology, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India


Meenakshi Thapan  

Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India


Gaurang Ranjan Sahay      

Professor, School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India


Amites Mukhopadhyay       

Professor, Department of Sociology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India


Vibha Arora

                               Associate Professor, Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology,        Delhi, India



Madhu Nagla

Formerly Professor of Sociology, M.D University, Rohtak, India


P G Jogdand 

Formerly Professor of Sociology, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Nagaraju Gundemeda          

Professor, Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India



Professor, Department of Sociology, West Bengal State University, Kolkata, India


Shaukath Azim         

Professor of Sociology, KarnatakUniversity, Dharwad, India


R Maruthakutti        

Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, ManonmaniamSundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India


Ashish Sexana          

Department of Sociology, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India


Sambit Mallick         

Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India


To be published by Sage from 2018

Indian Sociological Society (ISS) has started an international journal in Hindi entitled, ' Bhartiya Samajshastra Sameeksha' on January 2014. It has already published 4 issues and fifth is in continuing process of publication. We are trying to create a sociological forum for establishing research through Hindi medium. The journal endeavours to give coverage of teachers and researchers' articles, papers, comments in Hindi to cater to the social scientists of Hindi speaking belt so far it has being a biannual journal of sociologists' research , essays, interviews, comments, book reviews and various other academic activities highlighting them in a systematic manner. The journal is a going to be a strong medium of creating discourse in sociology with the help of the sociologists at global and national level. We believe that such an endeavour will get ready cooperation from teachers, scholars, publishers and students. In order to make your cooperation by way of taking membership of the journal and contributing your research articles on topical issues of sociological relevance. To Submit Paper and Subscribe click here


Editor: B.K. Nagla (Rohtak)

Editorial Assistance:

Rajiv Gupta (Jaipur)
Asheesh Kumar (Mahendragarh)  
Naresh Bhargava (Udaipur)  

Editorial Board: BSS

1.    Vivek Kumar (JNU, New Delhi)
2.    Vinita Singh (Ranchi)
3.    Rajesh Misra (Lucknow)
4.    Arvind Chauhan (Bhopal)

Editorial Advisory Committee: BSS

1.    Padma Rani (Manipal)
2.    Parvez Abbasi  (Surat)
3.    Abha Avasthi (Lucknow)
4.    Bharti Rastogi, (Varanasi)
5.    Dharmshila Prasad (Patna)
6.    B. M. Kumar (Pantnagar)
7.    J.K. Pundir (Meerut)
8.    B.P. Badola (Dharamshala).

Feel free to contact the ISS office writing on following e-mail addresses:
The Editor of the Sameeksha, Prof. B.K. Nagla:


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