Institute discourages malpractices and misconduct such as plagiarism in research publications.There is code of Ethics to check malpractices and plagiarism in Research.
Code of Ethics to check malpractices and plagiarism in Research:-
Ethics and values of Academic Integrity:-
Academic integrity is defined in terms of the assurance to the values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility, legality and distribution.
An academic community should advance the pursuit for truth, knowledge, scholarship and understanding by requiring intellectual and presonal honesty in learning, guiding, teaching and research.
An academic community should foster and cultivate a climate of mutual trust to encourage the free exchange of ideas and enable all to reach thier highest potential.
An academic community should promote respect and value among students, staff and faulty respect for self for others for scholarship and research, for the educational process and intellectual inheritance.
An academic society should seek to ensure equality in institutional standards, practices and procedures as well as fairness in interactions between members for the community.
An academic community should sustain high standards of conduct in learning, guiding, teaching and research by requiring shared responsibility for promoting academic integrity among all members of the community.
An academic community should monitor valid legal norms related tothe conduct and publication of research particularly in relations to copyright, the intellectual property rights of third parties, the code of ethics in academic research terms and conditions regulating access to research resources.
An academic society should seek to make the result as widely and as freely available as possible
Misconduct includes ( and is mot limited to ) the following acts:
The Planned copying of ideas, text, data or other work ( or any combination thereof) without due permission and acknowledgement.
The deliberate exploitation and misuse of ideas from others without proper acknowledgement.
Abuse of intellectual property rights:-
Failure to observe legal norms regarding copyright and normal rights of authors.
Abuse of research/Resources:-
Failure to observe the terms and conditions of institutionally licensed research resources.
Authorship and other publication Issues
Publication of research results is important s a means of communicating to the scholarly world so that readers may be informed of research results and other researcher may build on the reported findings . Infacts, it is an ethical obligation for an investigator at he university to make research findings accessible, in a manner consistent with the relevant standards of publication.
Conflict of interest:-
Academic members of staff may not allow other professional or outside activities to distract their attention from their primary responsibilities towards the university. They should maintain a significant and professionally acceptable presence on campus during each semester in which they are on active duty. Holidays and leave should be in accordance with the university regulations.
Failure to observe relevant legal norms governing libel and slander.
The deliberate attempt to represent falsely or unfairly the ideas or works of others, whether or not for personal gain or enhancement.
The circumstances where someone other than the person who has submitted any academic work or data has prepared (parts of ) of the work.
Falsification and fraud:-
The falsification or invention of qualifications, data, information or citations in any formal academic exercise.
Sabotage / Interruption:-
Acting to prevent others from completing their work. This includes stealing or cutting pages out of library books or otherwise damping them: or willfully disrupting the experiments of others, or endangering institutional access to licensed research resources by willfully failing to observe their terms and conditions.
Professional acts those are arbitrary, based or exploitative.
Denying access to information or material:-
To refuse others access arbitrarily to scholarly resources or to deliberately and unreasonable obstruct their progress.