Journal of Genetics

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Journal of Genetics (ISSN: 0022-1333), published by
Indian Academy of Sciences since 1985 (see the short note on the journal's history), covers all areas of genetics and evolution, including molecular genetics and molecular evolution. Three issues are published each year in one volume, in April, August and December.

The journal accepts submissions only via the Web, at Please read the 'Information for authors' document. The brief note titled 'Academy policy on plagiarism' (PDF file) spells out how the publisher of the journal, Indian Academy of Sciences, will handle cases of plagiarism in the journal detected by the editorial team or brought to their notice by reviewers or others before or after publication.

Academy–Springer partnership:
Under the terms of this partnership, Journal of Genetics is now distributed in print outside India and online worldwide by Springer, copublisher of the journal with Indian Academy of Sciences.
On Springer, Journal of Genetics ( is part of SpringerLink, one of the world's leading interactive databases for high-quality STM journals, book series, books, reference works, and the Online Archives Collection.

Print subscriptions within India will continue to be served from Indian Academy of Sciences, and free online access worldwide will continue to be available from this website.

Journal of Genetics, Indian Academy of Sciences, C. V. Raman Avenue, Sadashivanagar, P. B. No. 8005,
Bengaluru 560 080, India

Email: jgenet at ias dot ernet dot in

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