Dear Authors from INDIA !!

As per recent notice of UGC (New Delhi, INDIA) available at, the UGC-CARE List now has only TWO groups, instead of the original FOUR groups to simplify the search process. These are NOT hierarchic or ranked groups.

UGC-CARE List Group I
Journals found qualified through UGC-CARE protocols
UGC-CARE List Group II
Journals indexed in globally recognised databases

Further, the journals which are part of UGC-CARE List as Group II are searchable through following links.

Web of Science

1.    Arts & Humanities Citation Index.

2.    Science Citation Index Expanded.

3.    Social Sciences Citation Index.


1.    Scopus Source List


Note:- South Asian Journal of Experimental Biology (ISSN: 2230-9799) can be found in the global database by carrying out search of “Science Citation Index Expanded” available at


Further, authors can go through FAQs (particularly No 13) available at, Which is reproduced below:


13. Whether the journals indexed in different database are part of the UGC-CARE List?

Journals indexed in globally accepted databases are part of UGC-CARE List Group II. No other databases are recognized by UGC-CARE.


So, Authors from INDIA are strongly encouraged to submit their manuscripts for consideration for publication in SAJEB.