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The institute contributes significantly to the banking and financial services sector through its focused research activities.   The research findings are published in the form of  research papers in reputed peer reviewed ABDC journals.  

Research findings are also published in the form of monographs and working papers for dissemination of the latest information to the banking industry. The institute has released several monographs that are widely appreciated. 

The institute has full pledged Desk Top Publishing department with Graphic Designers.   

The Institute, has a variety of publications to its credit in the form of books, monographs, journals, reports, mimeographs and working papers in tandem with its research and training functions.  Apart from over 100 books published so far, a major activity is the regular publication of two quarterly journals in English:

(i) Prajnan: Journal of Social and Management Sciences – A Leading Refereed Quarterly Journal (launched in 1972).

(ii) Vinimaya – Presents conceptual and practical viewpoints of both bankers and management educationists (launched in 1979).

These journals cater to the needs of professional managers, bankers, researchers and educationists. The editorial board of Prajnan consists of renowned academicians of international repute.   



Objectives of Prajnan

PRAJNAN is a quarterly double-blind refereed journal that presents research papers, brief articles and commentary on banking and finance and operations. The objectives of the Journal are (a) to encourage new thinking on concepts and theoretical frameworks in the various disciplines of Social Sciences, Administrative and Management Sciences, and (b) to disseminate such new ideas and research papers (with strong emphasis on realism of analysis, provision and use of empirical evidence) which have broad relevance to the working and development of banking and other financial institutions, to help the management of such institutions in formulating various policies that are related both to the short-term and long-term needs of the organizations as well as of the economy.

Submission of full Research Papers which would fulfil the above objectives are welcome. The Journal would also publish Brief Articles, Notes or Comments, etc., which conforms the standards. It is a …



Aims and Objectives

Vinimaya is a practitioner oriented journal that aims at leading the discourse among academicians, business executives and thought leaders with reference to the banking and financial services industry. The journal aims at enriching its readers with ideas that can be put into practice, sharing creative approaches for solving industry-related issues, and helping readers make sense of the rapid changes in the industry landscape.The content of Vinimaya will primarily cater to business managers and therefore, research that is extremely academic in nature will not be suitable. However, articles will need to be backed up by strong arguments, use of suitable facts and figures, and appropriate analysis. Industry experts may use their experience to offer a point-of-view that would enable readers to gain new perspectives on a particular subject.

Author Guidelines

Vinimaya aims at providing a platform for convergence of diverse viewpoint related to Banking and Financial Services …