PUBLICATION ETHICS

Code of Conducts for Research Proceedings

This document is been hereby drafted to resolve the purpose to codify the code of conducts for the research proceedings throughout the paradigm of academic endeavors done by Asiatic Society for Social Science Research or ASSSR, New Delhi. According to this draft;-

1)    This document will be recognized as the Code of Conducts for Research Proceedings exercised by all the stake holders, commissions, institutes and dignitaries under the academic authority of the organization ‘Asiatic Society for Social Science Research, New Delhi’.

2)    The stake holders under the academic authority of Asiatic Society for Social Science Research, New Delhi are such persons who wants to publish their research works through various publication flanks of the Asiatic Society for Science Research, New Delhi; i.e., ASSSR Journal, International Conferences, National Seminars etc.

3)    The commissions under the academic authority of Asiatic Society for Social Science Research, New Delhi are such administrative bodies which are responsible to maintain the sanctity of the research proceedings done by Asiatic Society for Social Science Research, New Delhi.
a)    A Commission must be constituted by the organization under the rules and regulation of UGC to conduct research proceedings.
b)    An Advisory Commission can be constituted if the Authority of ASSSR, New Delhi feel the urge to do so.
c)    A Scrutiny Commission can be constituted to resolve any discrepancy happened while conducting any research or publication proceedings.
d)    In future if the organization needs to constitute any kind of commissions those will be abide under this section only.

4)    The institutes under the academic authority of Asiatic Society for Social Science Research, New Delhi are such academic bodies which exercise the academic practices on behalf of the organization ASSSR, Delhi; viz.
       a)    Centre for History and Archaeology;
       b)    Centre for Governance and Public Policy Studies and Research;
       c)    International Relations Division;
       d)    Right To Information;
       e)    In future if the organization needs to constitute any institutes those will be abide under this section only.

5)    The dignitaries under the academic authority of Asiatic Society for Social Science Research, New Delhi are such institutional bodies which are collaborated, signed an MoU, and made any pact with the organization itself to execute any academic venture under the entitled authority of Asiatic Society for Social Science Research, New Delhi.

6)    The publication flanks under the academic authority of Asiatic Society for Social Science Research, New Delhi are such kind of academically published documents (either Digital or Hard Copy) through which the organization disseminate its epistemological endeavors in various streams of learning. Mainly the publication flanks under the academic authority of Asiatic Society for Social Science Research, New Delhi are –
       a)    The ASSSR Journal (ISSN: 2582-502X)
       b)    The published Proceedings of International Conferences organized by ASSSR, New Delhi.
       c)    The published Proceedings of National Seminars and Conferences organized by ASSSR, New Delhi.
       d)    Various Handbooks and Gazettes published by the organization.
       e)    Any kind of upcoming publications under the academic authority of Asiatic Society for Social Science Research, New Delhi will be abide under this section only.

7)    The organization will form an Office of Research Integrity and Publication (ORIP) to execute and maintain the sanctity of the Code of Conducts for Research Proceedings and also for its further academic proceedings cum executions; i.e.,
       a)    The ORIP reserves the right on behalf of the various publication flanks of the organization to neutralize any discrepancy while executing any academic endeavor done by               ASSSR, New Delhi.
       b)    The ORIP is responsible to resolve any disputes in between the stake holders and the organization while executing any academic publication venture under the entitled               academic authority of ASSSR, New Delhi.
       c)    To scrutinize the structure of each academic publications published by the organization the ORIP is the sole authority to review the drafts of academic each publications               published by the organization.
       d)    The ORIP reserves the right to check plagiarism of each academic research papers and publications published by the organization to maintain the academic dignity of the               organization’s empirical endeavor.
       e)    The ORIP prescribed referencing method must be followed for any academic publications published by the organization itself under the entitled academic authority of               ASSSR, New Delhi.
       f)    The ORIP will be the sole authority if any academic publication under the entitled academic authority of ASSSR, New Delhi faces any intellectual conflict issues. In such               occurrence the ORIP will resolve the issue abiding the guidelines provided by UGC Guidance Document Good Academic Research Practices September, 2020.

8)    The structure of any academic document or research work provided or submitted by the stake holders to the organization must be follow the academic norms of contemporary scientific empirical measures; i.e.,
       a)    The academic document or research paper should be structured in a very methodological manner which needs to clarify the academic quest of the organization as well as the empirical outcome of the particular document.
       b)    The academic document or research paper must not express any kind of bias which ultimately disseminate any distort to the sanctity of empirical studies.
       c)    The academic document or research paper must pass the prescribed norms of the plagiarism check devised by the ORIP under the academic authority of the organization.

9)    The plagiarism of any academic document or research work provided or submitted by the stake holders for publication under the academic authority of ASSSR, New Delhi must be followed the norms of University Grants Commission (Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Educational Institutions) Regulations, 2018 and maintain the abide statures prescribed in UGC Guidance Document Good Academic Research Practices September, 2020. Also,-
       a)    To resolve any dispute related to the plagiarism regarding any publishing or published document under the entitled academic authority of the ASSSR, New Delhi the               ORIP will be responsible to look into the matter and executing the needs.
       b)    The ASSSR, New Delhi reserves the right to configure any kind of commission to resolve any academic freeze regarding the plagiarism issue.

10)    The organization to make a uniform code of referencing for the convenience of the stake holders prescribe the format of Chicago 16th Edition (Common Reference Examples Guide).
   
11)    Abiding the Section 12 of the University Grants Commission (Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Educational Institutions) Regulations, 2018 the organization reserves the right to penalize any of the stake holders if such anomaly occur to execute the academic endeavor under the entitled academic authority of the Asiatic Society for Social Science Research, New Delhi.

12)    The Asiatic Society for Social Science Research, New Delhi as an academic non-governmental organization in India will follow the legal codes of the Republic of India to resolve any legal issues regarding its academic exercise under the entitled authority of the organization.