Policy on Plagiarism

International Journal of English and Comparative Literary is dedicated to following best practices on ethical matters, errors, and retractions. The prevention of publication malpractice is one of the important responsibilities of the editorial board. Any kind of unethical behavior is not acceptable, and IJECLS does not tolerate plagiarism in any form. Authors submitting articles to IJECLS affirm that manuscript contents are original.

All submissions are checked for plagiarism using Turnitin originality checking software before they undergo the peer-review process.   The papers submitted to International Journal of English and Comparative Literary Studies must have similarity level less than 20 %.

The author accepts that a submitted manuscript is screened for plagiarism against previously published works. Manuscripts that are found to have been highly-plagiarized will incur plagiarism sanctions: immediate rejection of the submitted manuscript or published article, prohibition of any new submissions.