Research and Publication Ethics

UGC has approved two Credit Courses for awareness about publication ethics and publication misconducts entitled “Research and Publication Ethics (RPE)” to be made compulsory for all Ph.D. students for pre-registration course work.

Research and Publication Ethics Course

Guidance Document: Good Academic Research Practices

Academic Integrity and Research Quality

The e-contents and study materials for these courses are available to access from the below links:

Unit 1: Philosophy, Ethics and Scientific Conduct

Unit 2: Publication Ethics

Unit 3: Open Access Publishing

Unit 4: Publication Misconduct

Unit 5: Databases and Research Metrics

Video recordings and presentations of courses can be availed from Central Library for teaching and learning purposes upon request to