LC International Journal of STEM (LC-JSTEM) strictly follows the plagiarism policy of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan in its true letter and spirit. Manuscripts submitted to LC-JSTEM should be original and must not be plagiarized. Every submitted article is checked for plagiarism through Turnitin software. If the Similarity Index (SI) of the article is above 19% then it is sent back to the corresponding author to revision and bring its SI below 19%. If plagiarism is proved after the publication of the article, that article will be immediately withdrawn and removed from the journal website and the concerned authors will be considered ineligible for publication of their articles in LC-JSTEM.