UGC :All varsities to have Plagiarism Detection Software

NEW DELHI, Aug 08: Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has entrusted Information and Library Network Centre (INFLIBNET), an Inter University Centre of University Grants Commission, to provide Plagiarism Detection Software (PDS) to all universities/institutions including private free of cost.

Thus, INFLIBNET has accordingly subscribed the PDS – URKUND (by M/s Prio Infocenter, Sweden) through global tender process. As per the plan, the trial access of PDS to all the universities/institutions will start from August 2 for one month and final subscription to the access of PDS will start from September 1next.

UGC secretary Rajnish Jain, in a letter to all VCs, has requested to provide details regarding number of faculty members, number of research scholars and university coordinator (along with email and contact details) nd mail to to create t admin account for respective institutions. Moreover, INFLIBNET scientist-D(CS) Manoj Kumar K may be contacted at for further details.

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