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Publication ethics and malpractice

The corresponding author (on behalf of all contributing authors) should certify (in their cover letter) that:


The corresponding author on behalf of all authors are required to sign and send the following to the editorial office,

Once the manuscript is submitted, an email communication is sent to the corresponding author and all the co-authors.


The editors and the editorial board of all the journal take plagiarism very seriously in the submitted manuscripts. We will take reasonable effort and follow-up with investigation when allegations of plagiarism is brought to our attention (both post-publication and during peer review process). In addition, the authors are required to declare (in their Cover Letter) that all material taken from the existing literature has been properly acknowledged and referenced.

The jurisdiction for all disputes will be at courts/tribunals situated in Bengaluru city only.