The UGC has come up with its Approved List of Journals that would be considered for the
purpose of Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) and Direct Recruitment of Teachers and
other academic staff as required under the UGC (Minimum Qualifications for Appointment
of Teachers and other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges) Regulation. The
Approved List of Journal is available as a web-based database with search and browse interface at: http://www.ugc.ac.in/journallist/.
The UGC approved List of Journals contain 38,653 journals that are indexed in Web of
Science, Scopus and Indian Citation Index. Besides, journals covered in a selected indexing
and abstracting services are also being added to the UGC Approved List of Journals. In
addition, universities may also recommend inclusion of addition peer-reviewed journals that
are not available in the existing List of Approved Journals through a university-level
Academic Journal Expert Committee to be formed by each university.