No journals were included in the UGC-CARE list in its 16th Quarter update (January 2023 to March 2023).
Deadline for the submission of new journals will be 10th September 2024. Journals submitted that would be considered only for the October 2024 update.

The UGC-CARE List will be updated shortly

If any misleading and/or false metrics are displayed anywhere on the journal's website or its pages the journal will not be eligible for inclusion in the UGC-CARE List.

UGC-CARE List Group II
Journals indexed in globally recognised databases.

These journals are part of UGC-CARE List as Group II and 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

  2. Delisted Journals from Group II
  3. List of journals removed from the Group II indexed in Scopus database

    Those journals from the Directory of Periodicals by the Modern Language Association (full text) that have qualified in accordance with UGC-CARE protocols are included in UGC-CARE Group II. Please note that many MLA journals are already indexed in Scopus/ Web of Knowledge databases, and these have not been separately analysed.

    Directory of Periodicals by the Modern Language Association (Full text)

The journals which are discontinued/ inactive from above databases will not find a place in Group II of the UGC-CARE List.

Important Notices

  • Recommending any journal, through the proper proforma and process is free and the UGC does not collect any fees for the same. However, it has come to our attention that universities are charging for such recommendations by their IQAC and other bodies. Researchers, editors and publishers are requested to note that no such charges have been imposed by the UGC.
  • UGC-CARE related services and CARE protocols being circulated on any platform are not endorsed by the UGC or any of its officers. The UGC is not responsible for any list put up by any person, company or institution.
  • UGC has not authorised anybody to compile a UGC-CARE List, nor authorized any company, person or institution to help authors publish in UGC-CARE listed Journals.
  • The UGC only adheres to the official list on UGC-CARE website. Any claims to the contrary are false, and the UGC is NOT responsible for such services being offered by anybody.
  • Paying persons/agencies to ensure assured UGC-CARE List publications, dissertations or thesis is unethical academic practice, and Students, Researchers and Faculty members are cautioned against using such dubious agencies.