Policy for Plagiarism

Papers submitted to El-Cezeri Journal of Science and Engineering will be screened for plagiarism using CrossCheck/iThenticate plagiarism detection tools. Apart from that we check with Copyscape for plagiarism. International Journal of Engineering and Technology will immediately reject papers leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism.

Also, Plagiarism could be detected using Google search engine or one of two programs; iThenticate or Turnitin by Authors.

Authors can adhere to the following steps to report plagiarism:

Inform the editor of the journal where a plagiarized article is published.

Send original and plagiarized articles with plagiarized part highlighted.

If evidence of plagiarism is convincing, editor should arrange for a disciplinary meeting.

Editor of the journal where the plagiarized article should communicate with the editor of the journal containing the original article to rectify the matter.

The plagiarist should be asked to provide an explanation.

In case of nonresponse in the stipulated time or an unsatisfactory explanation, the article should be permanently retracted.

Author should be blacklisted and debarred for submitted an article to a particular journal for at least 5 years.