Indian Journal of Finance and Banking

Indian Journal of Finance and Banking(IJFB) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, scholarly open access journal on financial market, instruments, policy, and management research published semiannually both online and print by CRIBFB.

Suitable topics for IJFB include but are not limited to:

  • Insurance
  • Derivatives
  • Uncertainty
  • Portfolio Theory
  • Asset Pricing
  • Futures Markets
  • Investment Policy
  • Agency Theory
  • Risk Management
  • Banking Systems
  • Computational Finance
  • Financial Engineering
  • Portfolio Selection
  • Investment Banking
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit and Market Risk
  • Advanced Stochastic Methods
  • Financial Intermediation
  • Public Finance Management
  • Financial Regulation and Policy
  • Fiscal Markets and Instruments
  • Financial Derivatives Research
  • Financial Instruments for Risk Management
  • Statistical and Empirical Financial Studies
  • Information in Relation to Finance etc.

Indian Journal of Finance and Banking currently has an acceptance rate of 20.83%. The average time between submission and final decision is 20 days and the average time between acceptance and publication is 30 days.


Author Guidelines

1. Authors must ensure that their papers are free of spelling and grammatical errors and typos.

2. Research papers should not exceed 8,000 words.

3. A separate title page of an article should contain the title of the paper, name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s).

4. The first page of an article should contain an abstract not exceeding 250 words and a maximum of eight keywords.

5. Equations in the text should be numbered consecutively using Arabic numerals within simple brackets and aligned against the right margin.

6. All appendices should be numbered consecutively using uppercase roman numerals and shown after the list of references.

7. References should be cited within the text as follows: According to Wickremasinghe (2005), foreign exchange market … These results are inconsistent with those of other studies (Perera, 1995; Silva, 2000)

8. List of references should show each citation in alphabetical order and follow the style of APA

9. Author should register with the journal before submitting manuscripts.

10. Page proofs will be sent to the corresponding author. The corrected manuscripts should be submitted, and the publication fee should be paid within 5 working days.



The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by turnitin before being sent to reviewers.

Keep a Similarity Index <30% and single source matches are not >6%



2019Q2: Articles Received: 24; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 19; Published: 5; Retracted: 3

2019Q1: Articles Received: 31; Accepted: 4; Rejected: 27; Published: 4; Retracted: 0

2018Q2: Articles Received: 27; Accepted: 4; Rejected: 23; Published: 4; Retracted: 0

2018Q1: Articles Received: 28; Accepted: 4; Rejected: 24; Published: 4; Retracted: 0

2017Q2: Articles Received: 30; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 25; Published: 5; Retracted: 0

2017Q1: Articles Received: 25; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 20; Published: 5; Retracted: 0