Science Reporter (Monthly)

ISSN : 0036-8512 (Language - English)

Science Reporter

Launched in 1964, Science Reporter is one of the oldest English language popular science monthlies published in India. It has a wide circulation throughout the country. Science Reporter seeks to disseminate information about S&T developments throughout the world, with special focus on Indian scientific achievements. It provides insight into all the major scientific and technological developments, presents facts about controversial scientific concepts, and tries to bring to its readers interesting, exciting and informative information from various disciplines of science. Today it has also grown into a popular platform for exchanging ideas about the state of science in the country, matters of science policy, and discussing the future course science in India should take.

Science Reporter is also a one-stop solution for students on the lookout for latest updates from the world of science. Science Reporter offers a comprehensive package of scientific facts and information, which helps them not only during competitive exams but also throughout their careers. Science Reporter also encourages upcoming science writers by providing them a platform for displaying their writing skills.

Every issue of Science Reporter is a mixed package of articles, features and columns along with fun aspects of science in the form of humour, science fiction, puzzles, crosswords and much more.

Guidelines For Authors

  • Very specialized, technical, mundane and textbookish topics should be avoided. Articles should be written in a popular style, easily understandable and of interest for the average high school student.
  • You may submit full-length articles of about 3000 words, short features of up to 1500 words, news reports of about 1000 words, book reviews, reports, etc.
  • The Editor reserves the right to include a submitted write-up as a full-length article, short feature or as a news item.
  • The Editor reserves the right to reject even invited articles.
  • Articles not found suitable are sent back immediately. Information is conveyed about accepted articles. However, acceptance does not guarantee immediate publication.
  • Articles should carry a self-declaration that the article is original and has not been previously published elsewhere. Science Reporter will not be responsible for any copyright violations. Articles without such a declaration will not be considered.
  • Plagiarism is not acceptable. Even after acceptance of an article if it is found to have been plagiarized, it will be sent back. Authors may even be blacklisted
  • The matter should be typewritten, double-space on one side of the paper. The articles should preferably be illustrated; all illustrations and photographs should have captions.
  • All articles must clearly give the following details: Name, Address, Brief biodata, Email.
  • Contributions should be sent to the Editor, Science Reporter, National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research, Dr K.S. Krishnan Marg, New Delhi-110 012 or by Email at or