A research scholar is supposed to do the research from research proposal to publication with best and original practice under his knowledge and should follow the code of conduct of various organisations.
ARCC follows the below mentioned points wherever Editor come across to misconduct, error or other ethical issues. Diagnosis of type of error very crucial. Error may be of two types, due to negligence or honest error. By the word honest error, we mean that error which may occur during research work. ARCC have a well-defined ethics policy and adhere on the strictly.
Data Manipulation, /fabrication/falsification
Conflict of Interest – Whenever we realise that there is a condition in which personal, financial or another consideration from authors/reviewers have the significant potential to compromise the professional outcome and objectivity. We ask for declaration of conflict interest. And ask to author for necessary amendment or omissions.
Duplicate Submission Policy
Redundant Publication Policy
Plagiarism Prevention with Crosscheck
To ensure objectivity and transparency in research and to ensure that accepted principles of ethical and professional conduct have been followed, authors should include information regarding sources of funding, potential conflicts of interest (financial or non-financial), informed consent if the research involved human participants, and a statement on welfare of animals if the research involved animals.
Authors should include the following statements (if applicable) in a separate section entitled “Compliance with Ethical Standards” before the References when submitting a manuscript:
Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest
Research involving Human Participants and/or Animals
The corresponding author should be prepared to collect documentation of compliance with ethical standards and send if requested during peer review or after publication.
The Editors reserve the right to reject manuscripts that do not comply with the above-mentioned guidelines. The author will be held responsible for false statements or failure to fulfill the above-mentioned guidelines.
The corresponding author will include a summary statement in the text of the manuscript in a separate section before the reference list, that reflects what is recorded in the potential conflict of interest disclosure form(s).
See below examples of disclosures:
Funding: This study was funded by X (grant number X).
Conflict of Interest: Author A has received research grants from Company A. Author B has received a speaker honorarium from Company X and owns stock in Company Y. Author C is a member of committee Z.
If no conflict exists, the authors should state:
Conflict of Interest: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.