Aims and Objectives

Mairaj is an open access Urdu research biannual journal which has been publishing since July 2021.

The unpublished research-based articles in the context of Urdu language and literature and other Pakistani languages are included in Mairaj. Articles are sent to the experts for judgment and opinion before publication. The Aim and Goal of Mairaj is to promote, quality research in areas of Urdu and Pakistani languages. The major  area of publication of  Mairaj is to  publish  research work about Urdu classical text, manuscripts and artefacts as well as the modern critical thoughts, issues of language, linguistics and quality research of poetry.
The Objective of Mairaj is to standardize Urdu and other Pakistani languages research and criticism particularly in Universities. The journal facilitates publication of Urdu researchers and scholars in universities of Pakistan and abroad, their research projects under the defined procedures and guidelines. Researchers and scholars of Urdu and other local languages outside universities can also send their research articles. Mairaj strictly follows the rules and regulations set by HEC for journals.

Scope of the journal

Mairaj considers all manuscripts, book reviews, review articles and commentaries related to any aspect of Urdu language and literature as well as other local languages in the region. Research and critical works from Language, Linguistics and Literature perspectives are welcomed for submission, however, all submissions must be written in Urdu only. The journal does not entertain any kind of submissions in any language other than Urdu.

Mission Statement

Mairaj is an Urdu research journal. Its  scope  is to  standardize  research in Urdu and Pakistani languages. We need to patronize and work for our National and Pakistani  languages & literature. The Journal facilitates publication of the  research  of Urdu scholars from Pakistani universities ,however scholar from  abroad are also encouraged  to  send their research articles but these  will be published according to  rules and regulations set by HEC for its journals.