UGC to provide free online plagiarism detection tool to varsities

VISAKHAPATNAM: Union HRD ministry will soon provide universties with a free online plagiarism detection tool to check the research work or publications. The varsities can access the software/tool using their credentials to identify unoriginal content and safeguard the institution’s reputation. Earlier, the University Grants Commission (UGC) made it mandatory for all varsities to check the research work through a plagiarism detection tool, which forced the varsities to purchase/initiate the process of buying the software license. Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar informed of the decision during last month’s vice-chancellors’ meeting in…

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