UGC Approved Care Journals-2021: Subjects & Sub-Subjects included in Social Science [Group-I] UGC-CARE Journals List

UGC Approved UGC-CARE Journals: Subjects & Sub-Subjects included in Social Science [Group-I] Journals List

UGC CARE (Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics) work for journal quality selection and maintenance of list of  research journals. With the Public notice on the 28th of November, 2018  issued by the UGC,  announce the establishment of a dedicated Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics (CARE) to carry out this mandate. In this regards UGC Care works  To create and maintain a “UGC-CARE Reference List of Quality Journals” (UGC-CARE List) for all academic purposes.

To maintain and match global standards of quality research, in all academic disciplines the UGC  provides “Quality Mandate” to Promote quality research, academic integrity and publication ethics in Indian universities.

At present UGC-CARE List has TWO groups. These are NOT hierarchic or ranked groups.

UGC-CARE List Group I

In Group-I -Journals found qualified through UGC-CARE protocols are considered or added for UGC-CARE journals listing

UGC-CARE List Group II

In Group-II – Journals indexed in globally recognized databases are considered or added for UGC-CARE journals listing

UGC- CARE List  of Journals Classification at UGC Care Portal

Based on All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes, which are created and maintained by Scopus (Elsevier Science) the UGC-CARE List  of journals is classified as fallows.

  1. Sciences
  2. Social Sciences
  3. Arts and Humanities
  4. Multidisciplinary

These four sections covers the all the subject journal of all subject disciplines with including their respective sub-subjects and areas.

Subjects Included/Covering in UGC CARE Social Science Journals

Following are the Five (5) major Social Science subjects under which the Social Science Journals are classified in UGC CARE which are further also covers some relative sub-subjects journals. the subjects and relative sub-subjects are as fallows

  1. Business, Management and Accounting
  • General Business, Management and Accounting
  • Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
  • Accounting
  • Business and International Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Strategy and Management
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management
  • Industrial relations
  1. Decision Sciences
  • General Decision Sciences
  • Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Information Systems and Management
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  1. Economics, Econometrics and Finance
  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Finance
  1. Psychology
  • General Psychology
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)
  • Applied Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  1. Social Sciences
  • General Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Archaeology
  • Development
  • Education
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Health(social science)
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Law
  • Library and Information Sciences
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Safety Research
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Transportation
  • Anthropology
  • Communication
  • Cultural Studies
  • Demography
  • Gender Studies
  • Life-span and Life-course Studies
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Public Administration
  • Urban Studies




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