Paradigms is a recognized journal by HEC. It is a research journal of Commerce, Economics and Social Sciences. It is a triple-blind peer-reviewed journal published twice a year. The first issue of the journal was published in the year 2006. The aim of Paradigms is to publish research related to the specified areas i.e. Commerce, Business, Economics and Social Sciences to contribute to the relevant literature. Academicians, researchers, postgraduate students and other contributors publish their work in this journal. The journal promotes research in Pakistan and helps to acknowledge the work of researchers in the country in addition to foreign authors. The journal also provides a platform for sharing diverse research work in the specified field to pure and applied researchers. Paradigms is an open access journal available online. Research students can get their research articles published in this journal.

Paradigms is abstracted and indexed with the top abstracting and indexing agencies such as Gale Cengage Learning, ProQuest, Ulrich, DOAJ, Cite Factor and others. The journal is regularly published since its inception and researchers from several other countries outside Pakistan have also published their research in this journal.

Paradigms has a well diverse editorial board and advisory board, including most eminent scholars from abroad and Pakistan. Peer review board of Paradigms also includes senior Ph.D. degree holder teachers and researchers from the world. Information regarding submission of research papers, editorial, and other boards, previous issues etc. is available at the website of Paradigms,

School of Accounting & Finance

The School of Accounting and Finance (SAF), Faculty of Management Studies, University of Central Punjab, has a unique honor amongst the private universities in Pakistan of carrying more than a quarter century old tradition of Accounting and Finance education in Pakistan. It all started with the inception of Punjab College of Commerce in 1985. The School of Accounting and Finance has a great success and excellence through innovative educational programs, state- of-the-art facilities, most progressive teaching and learning methodologies, and above all commitment to provide quality education. At the School of Accounting and Finance, we equip our students with the educational and practical tools that are needed to make a mark in the contemporary world of commerce and business. Our school not only caters to the needs of the local environment, but also to the changing situations of the business community around the world. We, thus, make regular changes in our curriculum based on the local and global shifts in business trends. A blend of indigenous and foreign learning pedagogy combined with extensive academic research makes School of Accounting and Finance-SAF programs most desirable and beneficial for the students who join the practical world of business. SAF is keen to promote research in the school. The school offers Ph.D. and MPhil/MS programs where research is an integral part.