In accordance with the guidelines of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Alhamd Multidisciplinary Research Journal Alhamd Islamika observes Zero Tolerance to plagiarism
(http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/Documents/Plagiarism/Plagiarism%20Policy.pdf). Alhamd Islamika uses either Turnitin for all research papers submitted to detect possible plagiarism. If similarity is more than 18%, the paper is returned to the author(s) immediately. Alhamd Islamika follows HEC guidelines to make the determination whether (or to what extent) plagiarism exists.
If plagiarism or other unethical practices are detected after publishing the paper, editorial board has the authority to correct or retract the paper as HEC’s plagiarism policy
(http://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/faculty/Plagiarism/Pages/default.aspx). All authors are responsible for their content individually and collectively. In extreme cases, Editorial board may decide to consult the institution of author(s).
Self-plagiarism: verbatim or substantial copying of authors’ own published work (or under consideration for publication at some other outlet) effecting originality of current submission is also not acceptable in any way.
Islamic studies Research Journal, Alhamd islamica , strictly follows HEC Plagiarism Policy.