Academic integrity: looking beyond plagiarism

Tripathi, Sneha ; Patel, Dimple


Plagiarism is a growing concern for academia across the globe. Several factors influence the behaviour of the researcher towards plagiarism. The UGC (Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in HEIs) Regulation, 2018 was notified to promote academic integrity in HEIs and curb plagiarism. However, this regulation has many gaps which need to be addressed in the quest for achieving academic integrity. This paper is an attempt to identify these gaps in the regulation. It also attempts to address the over reliance of academic fraternity on Plagiarism Detection Tools.


Plagiarism; Academic Integrity; Higher Education; India

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