Code of Ethics is to check malpractices and plagiarism in researchObjective:
To create awareness among faculty and students about conduct of research, promotion of academic integrity, prevention of malpractices and plagiarism in research at higher education institutions.
To develop a system to detect and prevent plagiarism in research publications, books and book chapters of faculty and dissertation/thesis of PG students.
The following procedure is adopted by the college to check plagiarism in the thesis / dissertation / publication of research papers/chapters in books / full-fledged books and any other similar.
♠ The research papers of the faculty/ student before sending to any journal or conference, it is run through anti-plagiarism software for checking the similarity index.
♠ Levels of Plagiarism would be quantified into following levels in ascending order of severity:
Level 0: Similarities up to 10% - Accept
Level 1: Similarities between 10% > 30% - Permissible
Level 2: Similarities between 30% > 60% - Resubmit
Level3: Similarities >60% - Reject
♠ A centralized facility for research publication check is established by Incubation and quality assurance cell [IQAC] of our Institute. The IQAC cell will check the publications by Faculty/students to ensure that the research paper similarity index is below 30%.
♠ If the similarity index (threshold acceptable authenticity) is less than 30%, then the clearance will be given to the paper for publication.