SCI Journal

Impact Factor Database

Contributions to Indian Sociology

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 699667
Publisher: Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd.
History: 1967, 1969-1980, 1982-ongoing
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Contributions to Indian Sociology

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



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.

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2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 0.480
  • 2018 Impact Factor 0.259
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.448
  • 2016 Impact Factor 0.700
  • 2015 Impact Factor 0.700
  • 2014 Impact Factor 1.607
  • 2013 Impact Factor 0.586
  • 2012 Impact Factor 0.484
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.290
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.438
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.643
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.182
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.182
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.929
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.625
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.424
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.154
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.087
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.226
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.205
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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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


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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

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.