A Two-credit course

From the academic year 2021-22, the Centre for Publication Ethics (CPE) is conducting University Grants Commission approved (UGC Notification - D.O.No.F.1-1/2018) (Journal/CARE) a two-credit mandatory course entitled “Research and Publication Ethics” (RPE) for all registered Ph.D. students for pre-registration course work (SPPU circular no. 103/2021 dated 8 th April 2021). .

This course has total six units focusing on basics of philosophy of science and ethics, research integrity, publication ethics. Hands-on-sessions are designed to identify research misconduct and predatory publications. Indexing and citation databases, open access publications, research metrics (citations, h-index, Impact Factor, etc.) and plagiarism tools will be introduced in this course. More details about the course are mentioned below:

Course Level: Two Credit course (30 hrs.)

Eligibility: Registered Ph.D. students after December 2019

Number of seats: 150 As per the Ph.D. admissions

Fees: 4000/ per student

Faculty: Interdisciplinary studies

Course duration: One month

Course Frequency: Minimum 4 times a year.

Qualifications of faculty members of the course: Ph.D. in relevant subject areas having more than 10 years of teaching experience.

Pedagogy: Online classes, group discussions, and online practice sessions.

Continuous assessment will be done through tutorials, assignments, quizzes, and group discussions. Weightage will be given for active participation. Final online examination will be conducted at the end of the course as per the university rules and regulations.

Course structure, course material, Moodle link will be made available to registered students

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Registration: First-come, first-serve basis

Numbers of batches completed

Batch No. No. of Participants Duration
Batch 1 100 15th June 2021 to 14th July 2021
Batch 2 150 1st September 2021 to 30th September 2021
Batch 3 150 8th November 2021 to 4th December 2021
Batch 4 150 10th January 2022 to 11th February 2022
Batch 5 150 6th June 2022 to 7th July 2022
Batch 6 150 01st September 2022 to 01st October 2022

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