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Code of Ethics:

Code of Ethics is to check malpractices and plagiarism in research


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.