AJAB follows the plagiarism policy of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan in its true letter and spirit. Manuscripts submitted to AJAB should be original and must not be plagiarized. Every submitted article is checked for plagiarism through Turnitin software. If Similarity Index (SI) of the article is above 19%, it is sent back to the corresponding author to revise it and bring its SI below 19%, failure of which will result in rejection of article at very first step. If plagiarism is proved after publication of the article, that article will be immediately withdrawn and removed from the website and the concerned authors will be considered ineligible for publication of their articles in AJAB for five years.
Submission of undertaking
The all concerned authors are bound to submit an undertaking duly signed by them, which shows that this paper was not submitted elsewhere and was also not plagiarized.