University Grants Commission

DCW writes to UGC, seeks information on Virender Dev Dixit's institute

DCW writes to UGC, seeks information on Virender Dev Dixit's institute

DCW chief said strict action should be taken against the management of the institute for wrongly claiming it to be a university.

Jan 06, 2018, 18:28 PM IST
UGC directs varsities to commemorate Constitution Day on Nov 26

UGC directs varsities to commemorate Constitution Day on Nov 26

From reading out the Preamble in morning assemblies to organising lectures on fundamental duties, the varsities across the country have been asked to conduct a series of activities in the run up to the day.

Nov 25, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
UGC likely to change NET syllabus, may conduct it once a year

UGC likely to change NET syllabus, may conduct it once a year

For the first time in a decade, the University Grants Commission (UGC) is likely to update it's National Eligibility Test (NET) syllabus, to keep up with the changing curriculum of the varsities across the country. 

Nov 15, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
7th Pay Commission: DUTA urges govt to approve pay revision of non-teaching employees of universities, colleges

7th Pay Commission: DUTA urges govt to approve pay revision of non-teaching employees of universities, colleges

The Union Cabinet has approved the revision of pay scales for about eight lakh teachers and other academic staff in higher educational institutions under UGC and in centrally funded technical institutions.

Oct 12, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
7th Pay Commission: Narendra Modi Cabinet approves salary hike for over 7.5 lakh teachers in universities, colleges

7th Pay Commission: Narendra Modi Cabinet approves salary hike for over 7.5 lakh teachers in universities, colleges

Pravash Javadekar stressed that efforts should be made to attract talent into academics.

Oct 11, 2017, 19:54 PM IST
Drop Muslim and Hindu from names of BHU, AMU, recommends UGC panel

Drop Muslim and Hindu from names of BHU, AMU, recommends UGC panel

Centrally funded universities are secular institutions but such words related to religion in their names do not reflect that character, a UGC panel member said.

Oct 09, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

West Bengal opposes UGC circular on viewing PM address

PM Modi would be addressing a student leaders` convention on the theme of `Young lndia, New India -- A Resurgent Nation: from Sankalp to Sidhhi` in New Delhi.

Sep 08, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
UGC NET November 2017: Registration open until September 11

UGC NET November 2017: Registration open until September 11

The online registration process for University Grants Commission (UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET) November 2017 is about to end on September 11.

Sep 03, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
Make grievance redressal mechanisms public: UGC to varsities

Make grievance redressal mechanisms public: UGC to varsities

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked varsities in the country to put up notice boards for ensuring awareness about the establishment of grievance redressal mechanism and their students grievances portal.

Aug 17, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

No plans to replace UGC, AICTE with single regulator: Govt

The government is not considering any merger of the UGC and the AICTE into a single higher education regulator at present, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
CBSE UGC NET 2017: Check notification at cbsenet.nic.in

CBSE UGC NET 2017: Check notification at cbsenet.nic.in

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will release the University Grants Commission (UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET) exam 2017 official notification on July 24 (Monday).

Jul 24, 2017, 12:43 PM IST
Aadhaar likely to be made mandatory for e-courses

Aadhaar likely to be made mandatory for e-courses

Aadhaar card is likely to be made compulsory for pursuing all online courses. Also, only those universities which have been existing for at least five years will be permitted to offer online courses, says the draft of University Grants Commission (Online education) Regulations, 2017.

Jul 22, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

Inspect 44 'unworthy' varsities again : HRD tells UGC

"The Ministry has written to the UGC asking for a fresh inspection of these universities to judge whether they can be allowed to retain the (deemed varsity) status," a source said.
 

Jun 11, 2017, 19:19 PM IST
UPSC Civil Services Exam 2018 likely to be held on June 3

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2018 likely to be held on June 3

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is likely to conduct the civil services preliminary examination 2018 on June 3. The application for which will be obtainable by February 7.

Jun 10, 2017, 21:15 PM IST
CBSE UGC NET Results 2017 to be declared today - Here's how you can check directly on cbseresults.nic.in and cbsenet.nic.in

CBSE UGC NET Results 2017 to be declared today - Here's how you can check directly on cbseresults.nic.in and cbsenet.nic.in

CBSE is expected to announce the results for the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) 2017 on May 29 i.e on Monday.

May 29, 2017, 14:26 PM IST

Alma mater of two PMs, Panjab University grapples with financial crisis

Salaries to faculty and staff are delayed, new projects are on hold, there is tension among students on the campus over a massive fee hike.

May 09, 2017, 12:12 PM IST
CBSE UGC NET Results 2017 to be announced on May 10 - Check results at cbse.net.nic.in

CBSE UGC NET Results 2017 to be announced on May 10 - Check results at cbse.net.nic.in

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to declare the results of National Eligibility Test (NET) 2017 in the second week of May. The test was conducted under the University Grants Commission (UGC) this year on January 22.

May 05, 2017, 13:45 PM IST

UGC u-turn on making PhD scholars' Aadhaar details public

Nearly two months after it asked varsities to make public the details of PhD scholars, including their Aadhaar numbers, the University Grants Commission (UGC) today directed them not do so.

May 01, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

Varsities' teachers urge UGC to make public report on 7th pay commission

A delegation of faculty members of various universities on Wednesday approached the UGC seeking redressal of their demands including the request to make public a committee's report on the seventh pay commission.

Apr 19, 2017, 22:07 PM IST

UGC releases list of over 35,000 approved journals

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved over 35,000 journals and the research work published in them would be considered for the purpose of promotion and direct recruitment of varsity teachers.

Apr 14, 2017, 19:10 PM IST