Academic Ethics Policy of IIT Roorkee

Turnitin : Plagiarism/Similarity Checking Software

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Plagiarism/Similarity Checking @MGCLIITR

As per Institute norms , MGCL provides the similarity report of Ph.D. thesis and Article/Research (for travel grant) only. All the Research Scholars are requested to send their report  in full and single text/pdf excluding bibliography/references to copy to through their supervisor's institute e-mail to . The size of PDF should not exceed 20MB and not more than 400pages.

students are suggested to send the report for plagiarism check in advance before the day of final submission as technical and connectivity problem may occur at any time.


Guidelines for checking and acceptance criterion

Exclusion of material while checking

A- All quoted material

B- Matches up to 20 words

C- All material (i.e. figures/images and tables) used with the permission of the orginal sources

D- Material/s published by student from thesis/dessertation

E- Bibliography

Acceptance Level

A- Introduction and literature review portion upto 20%

B- Remaining Material upto 10%

C- Overall similarity index should be less than 20%