UGC

SC nod to deemed varsities to move National Assessment and Accreditation Council for up-gradation

In a fresh ray of hope for deemed varsities graded 'B' and 'C' categories, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted them liberty to seek upgradation by moving the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) afresh.

UGC seeks details over LLM courses

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has sought details from colleges and Universities regarding the one-year LLM course being offered by them.

Higher Education Council Bill passed in Gujarat Assembly

Higher Education Council Bill passed in Gujarat Assembly

The Bill for the establishment of the Council was brought on the recommendation of UGC and Rashtriya Uchhatar Shiksha Abhiyan in 2013.

Add topics like vigilance, anti-corruption in curriculum: UGC to universities, colleges

Add topics like vigilance, anti-corruption in curriculum: UGC to universities, colleges

Following a suggestion from the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), the UGC has advised Universities and Colleges to add topics like ethics, vigilance and anti-corruption to curb graft in their curriculum.

AICTE, UGC told to create supernumerary seats for differently-abled: Govt

AICTE, UGC told to create supernumerary seats for differently-abled: Govt

HRD Minister Smriti Irani said her ministry has initiated provisions to assist differently-abled students.

Varsities asked to hold slew of events on International Yoga Day

Varsities asked to hold slew of events on International Yoga Day

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked colleges and varsities in the country to organise a series of programmes, including competitions, screening of movies and distribution of literature, to mark the International Yoga Day on June 21.

College, varsity students to take 'Swacch Bharat' pledge by February 29

In a letter to all Vice-Chancellors, UGC has said the Swachh Bharat Mission has entered a very "crucial phase". 

UGC asks student to be beware of misleading ads given by institutions

The University Grants Commission said that several higher educational institutions are issuing "misleading" advertisements and offering programmes in "gross violation" of norms and asked students to not fall for them.

HRD Ministry approves UGC proposal allowing govt run deemed varsities have more than six campus

HRD Ministry approves UGC proposal allowing govt run deemed varsities have more than six campus

The Union HRD ministry has approved a UGC proposal which allows government run deemed Universities to have more than six off-campus centres.

UGC to launch National Student Engagement Campaign

It also added that students should be encouraged to register individually on swachhbharat.mygov.in.

Include provisions relating to safety & environment in syllabus: UGC

 The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked Universities to include provisions relating to safety and environment at work place in the syllabus of maximum courses in graduate and post graduate level.

UGC asks all universities to ensure online admission system

UGC asks all universities to ensure online admission system

The University Grants Commission (UGC) asked all universities to ensure having online admission system from the next academic session.

CBSE conducts UGC NET Exam

CBSE on Sunday conducted the UGC NET December, 2015 edition examination.

UGC plans to rank all universities and colleges in the country

UGC plans to rank all universities and colleges in the country

The UGC rankings will cover private colleges and universities as well.

Recognise CBSE-offered computer courses for admission: UGC to varsities

Recognise CBSE-offered computer courses for admission: UGC to varsities

 The UGC has asked universities to recognise the CBSE-offered computer programmes from the upcoming session, which comes as a relief to students facing troubles taking admissions to undergraduate programmes for having studied Informatics Practices in Class XII.

1,310 posts of Professors lying vacant in Central Universities

 There are 1,310 posts of Professors which are vacant in various Central Universities, as on September 1, 2015, the Ministry of Human Resource Development said today.

'Occupy UGC' protesters march to Parliament, 150 detained

Students from universities across the country camping outside the UGC office for the last 45 days against scrapping of non-NET fellowships today marched to the Parliament to raise their issue but were stopped midway.

UGC plans world's largest portal containing knowledge in all Indian languages

UGC plans world's largest portal containing knowledge in all Indian languages

 The UGC, the apex body tasked with maintenance of standards in higher education, has proposed an "all-inclusive and interactive" portal, the largest internet language site in the world, where knowledge in all Indian languages will be collected and disseminated.

UGC plans world's largest portal in all Indian languages

UGC plans world's largest portal in all Indian languages

The UGC, the apex body tasked with maintenance of standards in higher education, has proposed an "all-inclusive and interactive" portal, the largest internet language site in the world, where knowledge in all Indian languages will be collected and disseminated.

CIC chides UGC for withholding information on unrecognised degrees

CIC chides UGC for withholding information on unrecognised degrees

The CIC has pulled up the UGC for not sharing complete information about a case of cheating against a deemed University.