Steps taken to foster enhanced output of scientific publications from India that include:-

  • Scientific publications considered mandatory for promotion/ career advancement  in Medical college hospitals.
  • Proof of submission of a scientific publication by post graduates- as an eligibility criterion for appearing in the PG exams, as followed in several universities.

Objectives of the course:

  • To enable the submission of a minimum of one manuscript the IMRaD format.
  • To identify issues on ethics, copyright and plagiarism and ways to promulgate/ mitigate.
  • To help identify an appropriate journal for well within the scope of the chosen project for the purpose of submitting the manuscript.
  • To sensitise on  the process of online submission of an article.
  • To learn to respond to reviewers’ comments.

Expected Outcome:

At the end of the program, each participant would have completed the preparation of a manuscript within the scope of his/her respective project   that could be made publication worthy.

 Uniqueness of the program:

  • Massive open online course
  • Flexible time frame
  • Self-learning experience
  • Interaction with renowned faculties
  • Academic credits transferrable as per UGC norms
  • MCQs and scenarios to work on
  • Pre- and post -tests
  • Assignments
  • Manuscript submission for a minimum of one scientific publication
  • Free course material
  • The hard copy of the book “Writing and publishing a scientific paper” edited by Prof. S. C. Parija and Prof. Vikaram Kate, Springer publications will be sent to the participants registering from India.
  • The links of resource material will be sent to all the participants.