National University of
Modern Languages


NUML Journal of Critical Inquiry (NUML JCI) ISSN 2222-5706 is a continuation of NUML Research Magazine; with revised and improved parameters, approved by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. The contributions are duly abstracted and indexed by ProQuest, CSA Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts database (USA). NUML JCI is listed in ProQuest Academic Research Library. NUML JCI has also signed agreements with ProQuest and Ebscohost for international distribution, abstracting and indexing services.

The journal aims at investigating and bringing forth innovative research-based concepts and practices at national and international levels, and promotes scholarly research in the domains of Language, Literature, Linguistics, and Education. The journal provides platform to researchers, classroom practitioners and academic professionals to share their novel theoretical and practical research initiatives. NUML JCI hosts stimulating, inspiring and informative research papers catering to the complex and increasingly diversifying multidimensional needs of learners, teachers and professionals in diverse contexts. Contributions that bring forward new ideas in pedagogy and creative thinking, generating new knowledge/s through reasoning and research are welcomed. The journal accepts Book Reviews in related areas as well.

NUML JCI not only encourages authors to be creative, but also attempts to motivate and guide readers to be inquisitive, creative and critical in approach. The NUML JCI does not bound, but disciplines the intellectual mind into an open and logically set frame for progression of deep thinking towards various fields of study.

The journal is constantly striving to achieve excellence by promoting quality research. It is also committed to step forward with greater zeal to set standards of quality and academic integrity. In recognition of its efforts and contribution to research, the journal is upgraded to “CATEGORY Y” by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.