Coronavirus impact: UGC tells universities to postpone exams, suspend evaluation work

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities and affiliated colleges on Thursday (March 19, 2020) to postpone examinations till March-end due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The evaluation work will be suspended during the period too.

Mar 19, 2020, 15:34 PM IST

University Grants Commission gives boost to 'Fit India Campaign'

The University Grants Commission has decided to come up with an action plan to take 'Fit India Campaign' to higher education institutes. The action plan recommends setting up fitness clubs, talks by health specialists, organising fitness activities among others.

Feb 21, 2020, 21:20 PM IST

MHRD urges JNU students to end strike, asks UGC to bear service, utility charges for hostel residents

The MHRD also asked the UGC to bear the cost of service and utility charges for the hostel residents in JNU.

Jan 10, 2020, 22:19 PM IST

CBSE has made Health and Physical Education compulsory in all classes from I-XII: HRD Minister

CBSE has introduced a streamlined and well designed Health and Physical Education (HPE) program to mainstream health and physical education in schools for students of class I - XII, the HRD minister told the Rajya Sabha.

Dec 05, 2019, 22:47 PM IST

JNU: ABVP to approach UGC against fee hike

ABVP informed in a press statement that it will carry out the signature campaign and submit it to the UGC. ABVP also added that it was committed to making the university administration roll back the fee hike.

Nov 12, 2019, 21:56 PM IST

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Oct 04, 2019, 09:36 AM IST

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Oct 04, 2019, 08:44 AM IST

IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, BHU, University of Delhi & Hyderabad declared Institutions of Eminence

Letters of Intent were also issued to five private universities for accepting and sending their preparedness for being declared as IoE.

Sep 05, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to launch 'Fit India Movement' today; schools, colleges to live-stream event

The programme will be directly telecast on Doordarshan between 10 AM to 11 AM.

Aug 29, 2019, 06:24 AM IST

UGC releases list of 23 fake universities, maximum in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi

Check out the complete list of 23 fake universities in India.

Jul 24, 2019, 10:16 AM IST

List of fake universities and unapproved institutions available on UGC, AICTE websites: Govt

The AICTE and UGC maintain a list of fake universities and unapproved institutions on their websites, Union HRD Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said on Thursday.

Jun 27, 2019, 21:37 PM IST

Govt tables bill for appointment of 7000 teachers in central universities through direct recruitment

The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers' Cadre) Bill, 2019 will help in filling up 7000 existing vacancies in the central universities by direct recruitment in teachers’ cadre in accordance with a new quota system.

Jun 27, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

UGC NET 2019 results expected to be declared on July 15, check your result on

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be declaring the UGC Net 2019 results on July 15, 2019, as per the official notification.

Jun 27, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

UGC warns students against admission in educational institutions in PoK

The students have been cautioned against taking admission in any institution in any territory under the illegal occupation of Pakistan including the PoK and Gilgit Baltistan.

May 16, 2019, 13:11 PM IST

Reservation roster: Prakash Javadekar assures action within 2 days

Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar assured the teaching aspirants that the Centre was committed to restoring the reservation roster in educational institutes and there was "no need" for any agitation.

Mar 05, 2019, 14:57 PM IST

UGC writes to varsities across country to ensure safety of Kashmiri students

The UGC was directed by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry to issue an advisory to all the universities to ensure that the security of Kashmiri students is not compromised.

Feb 22, 2019, 18:18 PM IST

Reservation for faculties: Govt to bring ordinance or bill

The SP and BSP had on Thursday not allowed the House to function over their demand that the government bring a Bill to protect the interest of scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and OBC.

Feb 08, 2019, 12:40 PM IST

UGC-NET 2019 to be held in June, National Testing Agency (NTA) announces details on

The computer-based test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will be conducted in a single three hour duration.

Feb 05, 2019, 12:19 PM IST

IIMC to get deemed university status, HRD ministry issues Letter of Intent

The HRD Ministry has issued a Letter of Intent (LoI) to the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) to grant it deemed university status, an official said Thursday.

Nov 22, 2018, 18:51 PM IST

UGC announces various scholarships for post-graduate students

Check out the scholarships announced by UGC:

Nov 16, 2018, 22:56 PM IST