Quality Journals Current Affairs, GK & News

UGC cracks down on Predatory Publishing

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has cracked down heavily on various research journals which rely on the “pay and publish” model. It is also referred to as predatory publishing. The UGC has removed several hundred such journals from its list of approved research outcomes. What is predatory publishing? Researchers need to publish their work in ..


CARE to Improve Quality of Journals

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched the Consortium of Academic and Research Ethics (CARE) to identify, continuously monitor and maintain quality journals across disciplines. CARE has prepared a CARE Reference List of Quality Journals which is available at the website. Why the initiative was launched? An investigation paper led by Professor Bhushan Patwardhan had ..