Contributions to Indian Sociology
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Contributions to Indian Sociology

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 00699667, 09730648
Publisher: Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd.
History: 1967, 1969-1980, 1982-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


Contributions to Indian Sociology (CIS) is a peer-reviewed journal which has encouraged and fostered cutting-edge scholarship on South Asian societies and cultures over the last 50 years. Its features include research articles, short comments and book reviews. The journal also publishes special issues to highlight new and significant themes in the discipline. CIS invites articles on all countries of South Asia, the South Asian diaspora as well as on comparative studies related to the region. The journal favours articles in which theory and data are mutually related. It welcomes a diversity of theoretical approaches and methods. CIS was founded by Louis Dumont and David Pocock in 1957 but ceased publication in 1966. A new series commenced publication the next year (1967) at the initiative of T.N. Madan with the support of an international group of scholars including Professors Louis Dumont, A.C. Mayer, Milton Singer and M.N. Srinivas. Published annually till 1974, Contributions became a biannual publication in 1975. From 1999, the journal has been published thrice a year.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

Contributions to Indian Sociology
SCR Impact Factor

Contributions to Indian Sociology
SCR Journal Ranking

Contributions to Indian Sociology
SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.


Contributions to Indian Sociology
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Contributions to Indian Sociology
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0.868 1 0.91
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    1 0.872 0.883
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.828 0.857 0.842
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.577 0.634 0.636
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.929 0.738 0.879
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.448 0.556 0.644
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.767 0.795 0.917
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.767 1.109 1
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    1.533 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.531 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.441 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.273 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.412 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.613 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.174 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.25 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.65 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.636 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.424 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.148 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.083 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.219 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.205 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

Contributions to Indian Sociology

The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


Contributions to Indian Sociology
H-Index History