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UGC flags 21 'self-styled' universities operating across India | List here

File: The list, released by UGC secretary Rajnish Jain cautioned students from taking admissions in any of these fake institutions.
Published on Aug 28, 2022 01:09 PM IST

Kerala high court stays Priya Varghese’s appointment in Kannur university

Kerala high court.
Updated on Aug 22, 2022 05:32 PM IST

Part-time PhD courses for working professionals likely to be rolled out

The doctoral candidates will have to attend at least six months of course work in full time. The professionals will also need to submit a no-objection certificate (NOC) from employers.
Updated on Jul 04, 2022 02:46 AM IST

Indian, foreign universities can now offer dual degrees

The regulations allow three types of degree programmes: dual (where both colleges award the degree, albeit in the same subject), joint and twinning (where part of the course is completed overseas with the upper limit being 30% in twinning programmes, and the lower limit being 30% in joint programmes) .(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 20, 2022 01:51 AM IST

Explained: The structure of the new four-year undergraduate programme 

The major courses will provide the option for a student to pursue an in-depth study of a particular subject or discipline. 
Published on Mar 18, 2022 02:11 PM IST

UGC issues guidelines to transform all HEIs into multidisciplinary institutions

India seeks to establish a large multidisciplinary higher education institution in or near every district by 2030. (HT FILE)
Updated on Mar 06, 2022 04:22 AM IST

Constructive criticism is welcome, students can question status quo: UGC chief

UGC chairperson M Jagadesh Kumar.
Updated on Feb 12, 2022 12:31 AM IST

Universities may soon offer maternity leave to undergrad students

All higher education institutions have been requested to frame appropriate rules through a letter sent on Tuesday by Rajnish Jain, secretary of the University Grants Commission.
Updated on Dec 15, 2021 03:13 AM IST

Centre to hold common test for admission to central varsities

UGC has advised all central universities to take “appropriate measures” for the conduct of CUCET next year. (HT Photo/Representative use)
Updated on Dec 01, 2021 05:31 AM IST

UGC declared 24 'self-styled' universities as fake: Dharmendra Pradhan in Parl

Steps against the fake universities were taken based on complaints from students, parents and general public.
Published on Aug 03, 2021 11:16 AM IST

UGC Academic Job portal launched for NET/SET/Ph.D qualified candidates

UGC Academic Job portal launched for NET/SET/Ph.D qualified candidates
Published on Jun 19, 2021 04:33 PM IST

91 universities adopt 'extra-curricular' NCC as elective course

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects the guard of honour at the Prime Minister’s NCC Rally, in New Delhi. It is the world’s largest voluntary uniformed youth organisation.
Published on Jun 06, 2021 01:39 PM IST

UGC prepares draft guidelines for 'blended teaching' in universities, colleges

UGC prepares draft guidelines for 'blended teaching' in universities, colleges
Published on May 21, 2021 08:37 PM IST

UGC issues clarification on incorrect news regarding guidelines, check notice

UGC issues clarification on incorrect news regarding guidelines, check notice he
Updated on May 12, 2021 08:44 AM IST

CA, CS, ICWA qualifications equivalent to PG degree: UGC

University Grants Commission.
Published on Mar 16, 2021 02:06 PM IST

UGC finalises draft for Indian, global institutions offering joint degrees

University Grants Commission.
Published on Feb 21, 2021 08:32 AM IST

Peak-hour train travel should be allowed for Mumbai colleges to reopen

Teachers, students say travelling in local trains in the stipulated time slots will not be feasible as they may have to wait till 9pm after classes to board trains if timings are not changed. HT FILE
Published on Feb 10, 2021 04:31 PM IST

India's 'Institutions of Eminence' can set up campuses in foreign countries

According to the norms, IoEs shall be permitted to start a maximum of three off-campus centres in five years, but not more than one in an academic year. In Picture - IISc Bengaluru.
Updated on Jan 09, 2021 01:11 PM IST
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