SDTM Library uses plagiarism prevention tool i.e Turnitin: Originality Checking & Plagiarism Prevention, a web-based solution that lets educators and their students check written work for improper citation or misappropriated content. All the Theses / Dissertations and Assignments are subjected to plagirism check, as per the decision of faculty concerned.

To use Plagiarism Check software directly from the Turnitin website, you
have to use the following Manuals to access Turnitin directly.

For faculty/staff who have been using Turnitin on TISSOL: User Manual

For faculty/staff who are NOT using Turnitin on TISSOL: User Manual

For support in this regard, you may contact staff at the Library's
Inflibnet Center on extensions 5276 /5273 or write to us at email:

Plagiarism Check within TISSOL

For Course Teachers:

You will be able to check the similarity in student submissions within TISSOL. The procedure to include Turnitin in your Course on TISSOL is very simple. Your students will be able to see their similarity reports themselves. They can also revise their assignment and resubmit the same until the due date.

Please refer the easy to follow “Turnitin Manual for Course Teachers”- Turnitin for Teachers can be downloaded here

For Students:

As a student you can do a plagiarism check of your assignment on TISSOL platofrm itself. Students are encouraged to use it this way. On TISSOL, this service will be listed alongwith your assignment in your course on TISSOL portal. If you do not find Turnitin provision there, then please request your course teacher to add the same. Its a simple task to add Turnitin as an activity in TISSOL.

The Manual on plagiarism check- Turnitin for Students can be downloaded here.

Students are encouraged to check their assignments for plagiarism in TISSOL. However, if you still want to get your assignment checked through library, then you are required to submit your assignment to the following campus specific email ids . Student must adhere to following instructions , otherwise the request will not be serviced.

  1. Always submit assignment file using only official TISS email id and NOT any other ids.

  2. Assign proper name (Name or Roll No) to your file.

  3. Do not submit multiple assignments. Please send seperate email for each document.

  4. Each assignment must be a SINGLE document (PDF or Word). Do not send assignment in parts, as it will not indicate correct percentage of plagiarism/similarity.

  5. You will receive your report as soon as possible, depending upon the prevailing work load. Please DO NO resubmit your assignment within 8 hours of your submission.

Campus Specific Email Ids for Submission:





INFLIBNET Centre is providing DrillBit-Extreme 'Plagiarism Detection Software' to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) under the ShodhShuddhi Programme. More details can be found here

This is a web based software where each faculty/scholar will be provided with login credentials. As per Inflibnet Center UGC directions, this service is made available only for scholars and faculty. And it has to be used only for checking plagiarism related to their research/ publications work. Since the number of submissions are limited, you are requested to avoid doing random / non essential plagiarism checks and use it only to check their PhD thesis chapters or publications.

DrillBit is an additional plagiarism checking software. Assignment/dissertation/thesis submission will continue to be based on Turnitin Plagiarism Check, which all are availing by submitting documents to service Email Ids with respective campuses

DrillBIt is a user friendly interface. Easy to follow User Manuals are available at

How to avail access to DrillBit Software:

Please write to Inflibnet Center, SDTM Library on email: with details:

Name: ........

Email D: Only official ID to be provided. Preferably provide new



Upon verification, you will receive login credentials from

After you receive login credentials, please visit to acces DrillBit Tool

For further assistance, please contact Inflibnet Team on 2nd Floor Library, Mumbai cmpus or call on 022-25525276/ 25525273 or write to