(A Quarterly Peer Reviewed Journal)

The Guru Journal of Behavioral and Social Sciences (Gjbss) is quarterly peer reviewed  research journal published by Prof. (Dr). K. Manikandan, Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Calicut, Kerala.

The Journal publishes original research articles related to the various fields of Psychology, Education, Management, Social work, and allied sciences. Empirical studies are given preference over theoretical descriptive reviews. The submission of manuscript to the Gjbss assumes that the paper has not been published or submitted for publication.  Publication of the article in the Gjbss implies that the public responsibility of the contents and views expressed in the article will be of the author(s) and not of the publisher or the editorial board.

The articles received from authors are sent to experts of concerned areas of specialization. The experts/members of the editorial board evaluate each paper on several dimensions such as originality of the work, scientific argument, methodology, and language, format of the paper, references, and etc and finally they comment on suitability of the article for the Journal.

The contributor author(s) are expected that before submitting article for publication they should evaluate their manuscript according to the aforesaid criteria of evaluation. The improvement of article may be achieved in several ways such as giving attention to literary presentation, and specific sections of the article including references. The authors are strictly requested to follow the APA guidelines (6th Ed) for preparation and submission of the manuscript.

The editorial board reserves the right to moderate the articles/papers submitted to Gjbss and/or send it to author(s) for revision. It also has the right to reject the articles which are not as per the publication guidelines. The decision of the editorial board in this regard shall be final.