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Here’s the list of 23 fake universities in the country

The University Grants Commission has said that there are 23 fake universities in the country out of which seven are in the national capital.

education Updated: Apr 01, 2017 23:22 IST
Neelam Pandey
Menace of fake institutes is widespread and is getting increasingly lucrative, as more students look for higher education to improve their job prospects.
Menace of fake institutes is widespread and is getting increasingly lucrative, as more students look for higher education to improve their job prospects. (Shankar Mourya/ HT file)

The University Grants Commission has said that there are 23 fake universities in the country, out of which seven are in the national capital.

Minister of state for human resource development Mahendra Nath Pandey told the Rajya Sabha recently that the ministry had written to state governments to investigate the matter and register police complaints against fake universities.

States have also been asked to initiate proceedings against those involved in defrauding and cheating students “by misrepresenting themselves as ‘universities’ awarding degrees with their name”, Pandey told the Rajya Sabha.

Menace of fake institutes is widespread and is getting increasingly lucrative, as more students look for higher education to improve their job prospects.

Here is a list of the 23 fake universities in the country:

Bihar

1. Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga, Bihar.

Delhi

2. Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj, Delhi.

3. United Nations University, Delhi.

4. Vocational University, Delhi.

5. ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower, 25 Rajendra Place, New Delhi - 110 008.

6. Indian Institute of Science and Engineering, New Delhi.

7. Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment, Rozgar Sewasadan, 672, Sanjay Enclave, Opp. GTK Depot, Delhi-110033.

Karnataka

8. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum, Karnataka.

Kerala

9. St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala.

Maharashtra

10. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur, Maharashtra.

West Bengal

11. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkatta.

12. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research,8-A, Diamond Harbour Road, Builtech inn, 2nd Floor, Thakurpurkur, Kolkatta - 700063

Uttar Pradesh

13. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi (UP) Jagatpuri, Delhi.

14. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University) Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

15. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

16. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

17. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.

18. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

19. Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh.

20. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area,Khoda,Makanpur,Noida Phase-II, Uttar Pradesh.

21. Gurukul Vishwavidyala, Vridanvan, Uttar Pradesh.

Odisha

22. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Plot No. 242, Pani Tanki Road,Shaktinagar, Rourkela-769014.

23. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Odisha.

* Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow, UP - the matter is subjudice before the District Judge - Lucknow

The details of fake universities are available on the UGC website.

Note: Go to this website to see the list of fake/unapproved technical institutes in the country compiled by AICTE.