5th International Conference

Innovative Strategies & Advancements in Academics & Research : Navigating Global Scenarios

28-29 October 2023

5th International Conference of IMHRC

Scope of Conference

The 2 day inter-disciplinary international conference aims to establish a conducive environment for the convergence of researchers, educators, scholars, and practitioners hailing from diverse backgrounds and locations. The Conference will facilitate discussion and dissemination of the recent developments, methodologies, and paradigm shifts in the academics and research on a global scale.

Conference Sub-themes:

   Innovations and Advancements across-

  • Disability & Rehabilitation Sciences

  • Mental Healthcare, Behavioural Sciences & Psychology

  • Healthcare, Medical Science & Life Science

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)

  • Artificial Intelligence: It’s application in other disciplines

  • Education, Journalism & Mass Communication

  • Business Management, Economics & Finance

  • Humanities & Social Sciences

  • Human Rights, Public Policy & Law

  • Forensic Science and Criminology

Conference Features:

  • National & International Speakers

  • Keynote Lectures from Subject Experts

  • Plenary Sessions

  • Research Presentations (Oral/Poster)

  • Symposium

  • Book of Abstract

  • Full Paper Publication in Scopus indexed Journal, Edited Book with ISBN & Peer Reviewed Journal

Conference Mode

Day 1: Physical + Virtual Mode

Date: 28 October 2023 (Saturday)

Venue: Shia P. G. College



  • Inaugural Session, Plenary Sessions and Scientific Sessions/Paper Presentations in physical mode (also telecasted on zoom for online participants)
  • Breakfast, Lunch, high tea for participants

Day 2: Virtual Mode

Date: 29 October 2023 (Sunday)

Platform: Zoom



  • All Plenary Sessions, Scientific Sessions/Paper Presentations in online mode.
  • Valedictory Ceremony

About the Organisers

Indian Mental Health & Research Centre 

Shia P.G. College Lucknow

The Indian Mental Health and Research Centre (unit of IPYF, registered under Indian Trusts Act, 1882) is a pioneer institution dedicated to advancing the unders-tanding and treatment of mental health issues in India. Founded in 2015, with a commitment to addressing the  mental health challenges faced by the country’s diverse population, the center serves as a hub for comprehensive research, education, and clinical services. By fostering collaboration between experts, conducting cutting-edge research, and offering evidence-based interventions, the center plays a crucial role in shaping the future of mental health care in India.

IMHRC is member of MHIN-World Health Organisation and Academic Partner of Sikkim Skill University and offers highly specialised PG Diploma Psycho Oncology, PG Diploma Clinical Neuropsychology, PG Diploma Child & Adolescent Psychology, PG Diploma Clinical Hypnotherapy & Ph.D in Clinical Psychology, Psychology and other streams.

IMHRC also publishes Journal of Advance Research in Science and Social Science (JARSSC), a peer reviewed, indexed, multidisciplinary international journal. 

Shia P.G. College, Lucknow is a 100 year old associated college of University of Lucknow with NAAC ‘A’ accreditation.  Shia College started as a school in 1919 and rose to the status of an intermediate college in 1922, teaching subjects in Humanities and Social Sciences. 

Established with lofty ideals, Shia College has grown from a School to a Post Graduate College within nine decades enrolling about 10,000 students per academic session with nearly 200 teachers and almost the same number of non-teaching staff. The infrastructure of the Teaching Faculties of the College consists of Post-Graduate classes in Science, Commerce and Arts, U.G. classes in the Faculties of Science, Arts, Law and Commerce, an Arabic College imparting Moral Education, Advanced Theology, Theological Research and an Intermediate College with teaching facilities in Arts, Science and Commerce.

There are five units of National Service Scheme (N.S.S.) working effectively and efficiently in the College. The Scheme was launched in 1969 by the Ministry of Education and Youth Welfare, Government of India, for undergraduate students to give practical training in Social Service and to familiarize them with the needs and problems of the society. The College has Army and Naval Wings of National Cadet Corps (N.C.C.).

Research and Presentation Awards:

1) Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Award for Excellence in Research

     ₹ 2500 Cash Prize

2) Dr. Kalbe Sadiq Award for Outstanding Research

    ₹ 2100 Cash Prize

3) Prof. Mahdi Hasan Award for Best Research Presentation

    (Theme based):  1500 Cash Prize

4) Dr. Agha Hadi Masih Award for Best Research Presentation

    (Theme based) 1500 Cash Prize

5) Nadeem Azam Memorial Award for Emerging Researcher

    ₹ 1500 Cash Prize

6) Sushobhit Yadav Young Clinical Psychologist Award

    (age limit 35 years):  1500 Cash Prize



Eligibility for Awards

1) Abstract and Full Paper alongwith all the mentioned attachments 

    should be submitted through email: imhrcconference@gmail.com 

    latest by 05:00 PM on 10/10/2023.

2) Mention the ‘category of award’ for which application is being


3) Attach a ‘cover letter’ mentioning nature of research, its

    applicability, relevance and justification for consideration for the


4) Attach ‘updated brief profile’ of all the participants of research work. 

5) All the Authors/Participants must be registered for the Conference.

Guidelines for Abstract Submission


Participants can send their Abstracts on any of the Sub-themes of the Conference. 

Format of Abstract: 

Abstract must include the following- 

i) Title of the Paper (Times New Roman font with 14 font size) 

ii) Author name(s), mention the corresponding author by an asterisk (*), Designation, Affiliation and E-mail id.

iii) Abstract should be in English Language, Times New Roman font with 12 font size. 

iv) Word limits: 300 words including keywords. 

v) Abstract should have atleast 05 keywords.

Important Dates:

Abstract Submission Dates-

  • Call for Abstracts: 01.09.2023
  • Last Date for Abstract submission: 15.10.2023
  • Communication of the Acceptance of Abstracts: 25.10.2023


Registration Dates-

  • Registration Opens: 01.09.2023
  • Early Bird Registration till: 30.09.2023
  • Last Date for Registration: 15.10.2023

Oral Presentations

Abstracts submitted by the partcipants will be screened and shortlisted by the Scientific Committee.

Decisions on acceptance of abstracts will be communicated to participants by IMHRC Secretariat through email no later than 10th October 2023.

Participants whose abstract has been accepted, will receive a separate email with guidelines for PPT and oral presentations. 


Note: All the Author(s) and Co-author(s) have to register in order to get the Certificate.


Guidelines for Poster Presentation:

Poster Submission Deadline: 10 October, 2023

The Poster must have following details:

  • Title of Poster
  • Author Name(s), Designation & Affiliation
  • Poster should be written in the Hindi/English Language, Times New Roman, APA Format 7th Edition


Content of the poster:

  • Background, Methods, Results & Conclusion.


Poster Size:

  • For presentation in physical mode, the Poster should be 36″ tall x 48″ wide.
  • For presentation in virtual mode, the poster should be created as as one slide in PowerPoint.

Conference Registration Fee


Conference Registration Fee Payment

conf fee

Publication in Scopus/Web of Science indexed & Peer Reviewed Journals

Papers presented during the Conference will be considered for publication (subject to review and acceptance from the Editorial Committee) in either-

1) Scopus/Web of Science indexed Journals (Publication Fee: to be informed at the time of Manuscript acceptance)

2) Peer-Reviewed & Internationally indexed Journal (Publication Fee: Rs 1700)

3) Edited Book with ISBN (Publication Fee: Rs 1800)



*Book of Abstracts will only be published ONLINE in Open Access mode and will be freely available to all the Paper Presenters.