HRD Ministry has set up a three-
member committee to give a hearing to 44 deemed universities
that were found unfit to be accorded varsity status as they
lack appropriate academic infrastructure standards.
The apex court, while adjourning the matter to September
28, directed the Centre to file individual affidavits
vis-a-vis the 44 varsities explaining the basis adopted by
the Tandon Committee to de-recognise them.
The Supreme Court today issued
notice to the Centre on a petition challenging the validity of
the law conferring power on the Central government and the
UGC to grant deemed university
status to an institute.