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10 April. The faculty of St Joseph's College Autonomous attended a training session on plagiarism check application Urkund, here on Tuesday.

The College, known for its innovative practices and high quality research and research standards, has been relentlessly exploring ways and means to adapt best possible practices to ensure quality in its overall academic, intellectual life.

In an effort to promote original thinking, reflection and work culture among its students and faculty, the College organised this training on originality check application Urkund. With the help of its sponsoring society Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society (BJES), the College has purchased this application for the use of its students and the students of four other BJES-run institutions St Joseph's College of Commerce (SJCC), St Joseph's Evening College (SJEC), St Joseph's Institute of Business Management (SJIBM), and St Joseph's College of Law (SJCL).

About 25 teaching, library and IT staff from the five BJES units attended this Web-training on Tuesday. The training was held in the well-equipped Big Data Analysis (BDA) Lab of SJC. The Lab, along with the PG course BDA, sponsored by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), hosted the web-training on Urkund, the Swedish originality check application from eGalactic. Priti Rathi, the tutor,

The training included question-answers between the tutor and the tutees. With the acquisition of one more technology, the BJES and SJC hope to add more originality to their work and add value to the students and its faculty.

Urkund is an originality check application developed in Sweden, and is widely popularised by UGC through INFLIBNET, in India.