About the Journal

The Journal of Contemporary Studies is a flagship publication of the Faculty of Contemporary Studies (FCS) National Defence University, first published in 2012.

HEC HJRS Awarded Y Category.

Double Blind Peer-Review.

Open Archive & Open Access.

  • P-ISSN: 2227-3883
  • E-ISSN: 2707-3025


The primary objective of the Journal is advancing critically-oriented academic and intellectual discourse on contemporary international issues. It is committed to providing its readers in academia and policy circles with in-depth scholarly analyses and diverse policy perspectives pertaining to prominent ongoing debates at the national and international level. It aspires to promote academic culture through original and high quality research by established as well emerging scholars and practitioners in the field.