SC raps UGC over physical verification of deemed universities

The Supreme Court on Thursday rapped the University Grant Commission (UGC) for going into "slumber" over conducting physical verification of infrastructure and faculty strength of deemed universities, which were black- listed by a Committee appointed by the Centre.

Panel to submit report on deemed universities to SC tomorrow

A committee set up on Supreme Court's directions is understood to have zeroed in on seven of 41 'C' category deemed universities which still do not fulfil such criteria, with UGC planning to sent showcause notice to these institutes.

UGC can continue imposing conditions on DUs: HC

Review committee found that control by family members will negate the very purpose of learning and jeopardize autonomy of the Institutions, besides leading to an undesirable result.

Deemed Universities facing closure get breather

The govt will soon carry out a fresh reappraisal of their infrastructure and facilities.

Moratorium on deemed univ status to be lifted

After notifying new regulations
for grant of deemed university tag to institutions, the
government is set to lift a year-long moratorium on processing
of fresh applications for such status.

Errant deemed varsities must be proceeded against: Panel

A govt panel reviewing functioning of deemed univs has found some institutions running distance mode courses without approval and has recommended discontinuation of such programmes and initiation of legal action against them.

Maintain status quo on 44 deemed varsities: SC to Centre

Giving temporary relief to nearly
two lakh students, the Supreme Court on Monday directed the
Government to maintain status quo on 44 deemed universities
facing de-recognition.

Deemed universities to implead themselves in apex court case

Deemed universities, whose derecognition is sought by the central government, have decided to get together to float two lobby bodies and implead themselves in the case being heard by the Supreme Court.

Protest by students of deemed universities in TN turn violent

Protests against Centre`s move to
strip 44 educational institutions countrywide of their deemed
university status turned violent on Wednesday in Tamil Nadu.

Centre to derecognize 44 deemed universities

The Centre on Monday told the
Supreme Court that it has decided to withdraw the "deemed"
status to 44 universities in the country alleging these were
being run as family fiefdoms rather than on academic

Committee on deemed universities to suggest action plan

A high-level committee, which
reviewed the functioning of the deemed universities, has been
asked to suggest an action plan to implement the
recommendations, the government told the Rajya Sabha
on Friday.

Panel may seek withdrawal of deemed status of some institutes

A high-level committee, appointed by the government to review the functioning of the deemed universities, is likely to suggest withdrawal of the status from a few institutions.

Many deemed varsities lack facilities, faculty: UGC

The UGC committees, reviewing
the functioning of 130 deemed universities across the country,
have found several deficiencies, including shortage of
teachers and facilities, in a number of such institutions.

What is the great need for deemed universities: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday posed
a query to the Centre as to what was the "great need" for
deemed universities in the country.