Circular vide D.No.: 1534/MAL dt. 18.01.2020
Plagiarism Checking Procedure
documents: Research paper, thesis, dissertation, chapters in books,
full-fledged books and any other similar work submitted for assessment /
opinion leading to the award of master and research level degrees or publication
in print or electronic media shall be checked for plagiarism.
However, assignments, term papers, project reports,
course work, essays and answer scripts etc. will not be checked according to
UGC Regulation, 2018.
Required File Format
documents in English:- MS Word / searchable PDF
documents in Hindi and Sanskrit:- MS Word only typed in Mangal font
documents in Arabic, Persian, Urdu:- MS Word only
bonafide research scholars and staff of the university.
(Provided by UGC for all above mentioned document types); and
(Subscribed by AMU for Research Articles/Books/Books Chapters, etc.).
¯ Students are advised to send their own document only to firstname.lastname@example.org for plagiarism checking mentioning their name, enrollment no., course, department, supervisor's/teacher's name, supervisor's/teacher's email id and type of document (whether thesis/research article etc.) along with scanned copy of their ID card, admission/continuation card. This facility of sending documents for plagiarism check is available due to spread of COVID-19 pandemic only and shall be withdrawn.
¯ Faculty and staff may send their document by email to email@example.com
mentioning their name, designation, employment id, department, document type etc.
members may also send the thesis/research article of their research scholars or students mentioning details i.e. student¯s name, enrollment number, topic,
course name along with own details.
particular document can be checked upto three times only.
users can avail plagiarism checking facility on all working days during 09:00
AM to 03:00 PM (except Friday) and 09:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (on Friday).
Plagiarism Report: The
downloaded plagiarism report is forwarded to the user¯s E-mail ID on next working
Students are required to send scanned copy of their valid ID cards and should send their
own documents only to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. If it is found that the sent document do not belong to the sender then the plagiarism of the same will not be checked.
above mentioned software are text comparing software only and show
similarity/significance in percent.
checking of the same document may show variable results since the database of
the software keeps updating.
documents without searchable format in any language cannot be checked for
sending documents for Plagiarism Checking, users are advised to consult UGC
(Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher
Educational Institutions) Regulations, 2018.
(i) UGC's letter (ii) Regulations