Call for Papers

Since its introduction in 2000, Indocrypt has been widely acknowledged as the leading venue for cryptography in India. Indocrypt is well known and established around the cryptographic world, attracting a broad international audience, as well as hosting prestigious invited speakers. This year, the conference returns once again to Chennai.

Original papers on all technical aspects of cryptology are solicited for submission. This includes works on foundational, practical, and industry-related aspects with contributions in various areas including security models, cryptographic primitives, cryptographic protocols, cryptanalysis, hardware and software implementation aspects, and applications. Submissions focusing on cryptographic aspects of network security, complexity theory, information theory, coding theory, number theory, and quantum computing are welcome.

Important Dates

Instructions for authors of papers

Submissions must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors has published/submitted in a journal or a conference/workshop with proceedings. Authors may also not submit the work to any other venue with published proceedings until the date of acceptance notification. Accepted submissions may not appear in any other conference or workshop that has proceedings. The Indocrypt 2017 Chairs reserve the right to share information about submissions with other program committees or journal editors to detect parallel submissions. In addition, the Indocrypt Chairs reserve the right to contact an author's institution/corporation and/or other appropriate organizations if an irregular submission is detected.

Submissions must be anonymous, with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgments, or obvious references. It should begin with a title, and a short abstract. The length of the main body of the paper should be at most 20 pages including bibliography using Springer's LNCS package (see instructions at, with no changes to the style.

Any number of clearly marked appendices may be supplied following the main body of the paper. However, the committee members are not required to read appendices; the paper should be intelligible without them. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits.

Submitted papers must be in PDF format and should be submitted electronically. A detailed description of the electronic submission procedure is available via (To Be Announced Later)

The proceedings will be published in Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, and will be available at the conference. And will be limited to 20 pages including the bibliography. Thus the submitted paper should represent what you expect to finally publish.

Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their paper will be presented at the conference.

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