The research policy of the college aims to create and support a research culture among its staff and students and leverage it for enriching and enhancing the professional competence of the faculty members; for developing and promoting scientific temper and research aptitudes of all learners; for realizing the vision and mission of the college and for contributing to national development; for facilitating faculty participation in research and related activities; for providing the required resources and appropriate facilities.
It also aims at ensuring that the research activities of the college conform to all applicable rules and regulation as well as to the established standards and norms relating to safe and ethical conduct of research.
The purpose of the Research Policy is to create a vibrant atmosphere of research among faculty and researchers. The policy shall serve as an overall framework within which research activities may be carried out.
Objectives of the Research Policy
Scope of the Research Policy
This policy shall apply to all the researchers of the Shri Shankarlal Sundarbai Shasun Jain College for Women and for the purpose of this policy ‘researchers’ are defined to include
This policy shall apply to all the research and related activities of the college which includes
Research Advisory Committee
Research Committee is to strengthen research and innovation activities by motivating and encouraging faculty members and students for cutting edge research and innovation. The committee facilitates, channelizes, records and regulates academic research, sponsored, collaborative research projects and consultancy services.
Composition of the RAC
Responsibility of RAC
The Research Assessment Committee should ensure ways and means to prevent plagiarism in the research works of the staff and researchers in the Research Centre of the College. The Committee should ensure that the researchers undergo institutional level plagiarism checking before submitting the Thesis.
Term: The term of office is for five years.
Meeting: The members of RAC should meet at least twice a year. (Minutes book should be maintained)
Faculty members are expected to undertake research, leading to quality publications, presentations in National/International conferences of repute, generation of Intellectual property with potential for commercialization, socially useful outcome and other similar research activity. College encourages publications in the UGC CARE list which include journals indexed in Scopus/Web of Science/ABDC. Research committee shall be responsible for overall functioning of research activities.
It is expected that each member involved in research will adhere to highest ethical standards of research. Highest ethical standards of conduct include data integrity, adhering to ethical guidelines, given from time to time, for carrying out research. Each faculty member and researcher shall follow academic honesty in his/her research work.
Resources for research support
College will extend facility by supporting publication charges according to reimbursement policy, where manuscripts are communicated to quality journals. Such requests will be scrutinized through a research committee. Research director will facilitate awareness regarding potential funding. The college has URKUND, Inflibnet, Proquest and NDLI.
To enhance quality research output, student mentorship/internship shall be facilitated to encourage undergraduate/postgraduate students to pursue research activities leading to tangible output.