Plagiarism Policy

Plagiarism detection: All Received Manuscripts are initially screened with Turnitin. A definite process is followed to handle a case of plagiarism. IJCIAR follows the guidelines included in the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) flowcharts

Plagiarism Policy

International Journal of Current Innovations in Advanced Research is maintaining the highest standards regarding research quality, integrity, and especially avoidance of plagiarism and academic misconduct.

What is Plagiarism?

Plagiarism is the “wrongful appropriation” and “stealing and publication” of another author’s “language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions” and the representation of them as one’s own original work. Plagiarism is considered academic dishonesty and a breach of journalistic ethics. It is subject to sanctions like penalties, suspension, and even expulsion.

Note for Authors

IJCIAR Journal does not encourage any form of Plagiarism or duplicate submissions. Hence, we strongly recommend our authors thoroughly check the article content before submitting it to our Journals for publication. We request our Authors to use “Turnitin” to check plagiarism prior to submission as a preliminary step, although they are not completely reliable.

How is Plagiarism Handled

The manuscript in which pragmatism is detected are handled based on the extent of plagiarism

<7% Plagiarism: The manuscript will be given an ID and the manuscript is sent to the author for content revision.

7-30% Plagiarism: The manuscript will not be given an ID and the manuscript is sent back to the author for content revision.

>30% Plagiarism: The manuscript will be rejected without review. The authors are advised to revise the manuscript and resubmit the manuscript.

Plagiarism before Publishing

If plagiarism is detected by the editorial board member, reviewer, editor, etc., in any stage of the article process before or after acceptance, during editing, or at a page proof stage. We will alert the same to the author(s) and will ask them to rewrite the content or cite the references from where the content has been taken. If more than 25% of the paper is plagiarized- the article may be rejected and the same is notified to the author.

What If Plagiarism detected after the Publication

If plagiarism is detected after publication, the IJCIAR Journal will conduct an investigation. If plagiarism is found, the journal editorial office will contact the author’s institute and funding agencies. The paper containing the plagiarism will be marked on each page of the PDF. Depending on the extent of the plagiarism, the paper may also be formally retracted from the Journal and the same should be intimated to the corresponding author.

Authors can adhere to the following steps to report plagiarism: 

  1. Report to the journal editor where a plagiarized article is published.
  2. Send original and plagiarized articles with plagiarized parts to be underlined.
  3. If evidence of plagiarism is convincing, the editor should arrange for a disciplinary meeting.
  4. If the authors are found guilty of plagiarism
  5. The plagiarist should be asked to explain.
  6. In case of nonresponse in the stipulated time or an unsatisfactory explanation, the article should be permanently retracted.
  7. The author should be blocklisted and debarred for submitting an article to a particular journal for at least six months.
  8. The concerned head of the organization has to be notified.

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