All matters of Ethics in Research are managed by the College Research Ethics committee which is now known as the Research Ethics and Academic Integrity Panel (RE-AIP).
The RE-AIP consists of the following permanent members
The Dean of Research
The IQAC coordinator
The Dean of Sciences
The Dean of Languages and Social Sciences
The Joint Coordinator of the Research Council
In case of a hearing regarding ethical misconduct from any faculty a Department Staff Representative will be present for the proceedings to ensure that institutional victimization does not happen.
In case of a hearing regarding ethical misconduct from any scholar a Department Scholar Representative will be present for the proceedings to ensure that institutional victimization does not happen.
Role expected from mentors
Constantly update knowledge
Be open-minded and supportive
Facilitate research activities
Be firm but fair
Assign clear roles for Mentees without ambiguity
Role expected from scholars
Sincerity and Dedication
Honesty and Transparency
Respect to co-workers and mentors
Responsibility and Legality
All researchers are expected to be aware of and respect the laws of the land regarding
IPR (patents, trademarks, copyrights, plagiarism) and publication
Testing on animals
Testing or Information collection from human beings
Privacy and Confidentiality
Transfer and Handling of Bioresources and/or hazardous material
Norms of Publications and Collaborations
All publications should confirm to discipline-specific good practices:
The authors must be able to identify their contribution to a research output (article/patent/book/product).
The authors should accept personal responsibility for their research outputs
Contributions of collaborators should be properly acknowledged with their permission
Honorary authorships are strongly discouraged.
Misconduct in research
The practices are deemed misconduct in research are stated in the research ethics policy. Misconduct in research is taken seriously and those found guilty of such practices will be subject to disciplinary action