Objectives / Scope & Mission

MEI – Ma’arif-e-Islami aims to promote and welcomes scholarly researches on all branches of Islamic Studies in the widest sense as original contributions of researchers and believe in diversity, tolerance and fruitful scholarly discussions and researches.

The scope of the Journal is deliberately given as wide a berth as possible; various aspects of Islamic Thought and Civilization, Social and Natural Sciences, Islamic, Oriental and Occidental Studies, Comparative Religions and Civilizations as well as contemporary issues that interface with Islam in the current geopolitical environment are addressed. Specified fields are Qur’anic Studies, Hadith, Islamic Philosophy, Islamic Law, Islamic History and Society, Islamic Thought and Literature, Islamic Origins, Islam and Peace, Islamic Civilization, Muslim Societies, Islamic Philosophy and Theology, Indo-Islamic Civilization, Oriental and Occidental Studies in the context of Islam and Muslims, Comparative Religions, Conflict of Modernity and Tradition, contemporary issues like Growing Islamophobia, Critical Muslim Studies, Liberation Theologies, Anthropology of Islam, Postcolonial Studies and Muslims etc. 

The journal provides analytical reviews on contemporary books, legitimacy of Islamic verdict and commentaries on various scientific and philosophical issues.
MEI welcomes faculty members from various universities nationally & internationally, as well as freelancer researchers to publish their manuscripts and research works related to Islamic and Religious studies, without any racial or religious discrimination.
MEI publishes manuscripts and articles after double blind peer review process, which is carried out by leading scholars in Islamic & Religious Studies in order to enhance academic research which has close linkages with the society.