• Surendra Wani Associate Professor (Department of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy) DVVPF’s College of Physiotherapy , Ahmednagar (M.S.) affiliated to MUHS, Nashik.


The word Plagiarism is derived from a Latin word ‘plagium’ which means - kidnapping someone. “Plagiarism is the act of appropriating the literary composition of another, or parts or passages of his writings, or the ideas or language of the same, and passing them off as the product of one’s mind” . Plagiarism does not only have to be the copied work of published data of another author but also using colleagues' work and even our own previously published research work without referencing called as self-plagiarism. However, in India, self-plagiarism is not yet a crime under the Indian Copyright Act, 1957. 

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Wani, S. (2019). UNDERSTANDING PLAGIARISM. VIMS JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, 1(2), 55-58. Retrieved from https://vimsptcr.in/index.php/main/article/view/24