Plagiarism is presenting someone else's work or ideas as your own, with or without their consent, by incorporating it into your work without full acknowledgement. All published and unpublished material, whether in manuscript, printed or electronic form, is covered under this definition. Plagiarism may be intentional or reckless, or unintentional. Under the regulations for examinations, intentional or reckless plagiarism is a disciplinary offence.
The University's Academic policy Guidelines on Plagiarism is based on the plagiarism policy circulated by the UGC (https://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/8864815_UGC-Public-Notice-on-Draft-UGC-Regulations,-2017.pdf) and defines the following as acts of plagiarism:
Intellectual property plays an essential role in the teaching and research functions of universities and public research institutions. Through their research and development (R&D) activities, universities and public research institutions produce results in the form of inventions that may be patentable, but are often no more than a proof of concept of a laboratory-scale prototype, which require further R&D prior to possible commercialization.
In addition, the teaching activities of a university or public research institute generate IP in the form of teaching materials, theses, software and designs. While the Internet and other modern technologies have fostered greater access to scholarly materials, these advanced technologies have also given rise to a growing number of disputes over the ownership and use of these materials.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University frames its own IPR policy to protect and allow the commercialization of the results of the research produced under its wings.
The objective of the Consultancy Policy is to: establish a framework to support consultancy activities and services at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University.
This policy applies to all staff, of the University who are involved in the conduct of a consultancy service and all funds provided to the university for the purpose of conducting or supporting a consultancy service.
The Consultancy Policy of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University recognises that consultancy work can bring financial and other benefits both to the institution and its employees. Such activities also serve to link the University and its staff more closely to the wider community, especially industry and the public sector at state and federal levels. In seeking to facilitate consultancy activities by University employees, the Policy aims to ensure that appropriate attention is paid to all risk and legal issues, taxation issues insurance coverage, competitive neutrality and protection of the brand and reputation of the University.
Employees can undertake consultancy work: as a University, Negotiated, or Community Service Consultancy as a private individual as a Private Consultancy as permitted by the University.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University devices its entrepreneurship policy on the basis of the National Innovation and Startup Policy 2019 for Students and Faculty published by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India and is governed by the following three strategies: