Gauhati varsity offered 21 unapproved courses, gave false affidavits to UGC: CAG
The findings of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, tabled during the ongoing Winter Session of the Assam Assembly, also says that the oldest university of the northeast had submitted multiple false affidavits to the UGC, assuring the commission that it will not start any new distance course without approval.
Foreign universities may get entry via UGC route
Discussions on fresh proposals, including one to create an education hub, have started as th...
Firework looks to build a war chest to compete with TikTok, YouTube in India
Firework, a California-based company, is focused on what it call...
Matrubharti raised Rs 3.24 crore in Angel fund round
Matrubharti will deploy the fund to add content in three South Indian languages, besides building stronger Technology and Data Intelligence on its Platform.
SC notice to UGC, governments on caste bias in varsities
A bench of Justices N V Ramana and Ajay Rastogi issued notice on the plea and sought response from the Centre in four weeks.
Bill to scrap UGC, AICTE to be placed before cabinet in October: HRD
HRD had last year announced its decision to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) by repealing the UGC Act, 1951.
MHA, MEA nod must for MoUs with Chinese educations institutes: UGC tells universities
The commission has sent letters to vice chancellors of all universities in this regard.
HRD directs UGC to set up panel to inquire into allegations of varsities selling fake degrees
The directive has been issued following media reports alleging that a racket is prevailing in several parts of the country.
UGC plans action against non-complying varsities
The development comes in the wake of the alleged suicide of a 26-year-old second-year postgraduate student in Mumbai’s TN Topiwala National Medical College.
UGC declares 23 universities as 'self-styled, unrecognised'; maximum in UP followed by Delhi
The higher education regulator has warned students against taking admission in these institutions.
UGC may allow pursuing multiple degrees simultaneously, sets panel to revisit the idea
The UGC has set up a panel to examine the issue of pursuing two degree programmes simultaneously.
UGC asks varsities to observe May 21 as Anti-Terrorism day
The activities suggested for the day include debates, discussions, symposium, pledge taking ceremony and screening of films.
UGC to study quality of PhD thesis for doctoral degrees awarded in last 10 yrs
The move comes following concern raised by various quarters about degrading quality of research in the country and duplication of subjects on which PhDs are done.
How autonomous colleges are breaking India's rigid degree system
Armed with autonomy, colleges are gaining full control of their destiny and of their students.
HRD Ministry permits Christ University to open centres in Ghaziabad and Pune
The two new centres will have departments in economics, psychology and commerce, and will run courses in MBA, BCom, and LLB.
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