University Grants Commission

Colleges and universities to reopen, check UGC guidelines here

The UGC has issued guidelines as universities and colleges reopen after nearly eight months.

Nov 06, 2020, 07:59 AM IST

UGC frames guidelines for reopening of universities and colleges: Here's what students should know

The UGC on Thursday issued guidelines for reopening of universities and colleges, after a period of eight months.

Nov 05, 2020, 20:46 PM IST

UGC declares 24 universities as fake: Check full list here

The maximum of these universities is operating from Uttar Pradesh followed by Delhi.

Oct 07, 2020, 21:41 PM IST

Odisha requests UGC to extend deadline for final semester exams of UG and PG students

"This will ensure scheduling of exams with at least one day gap so that exam centers can be sanitized properly," the state Higher Education Department told ANI. 

Sep 02, 2020, 17:42 PM IST

Delhi High Court directs Delhi University to expedite results of students going abroad for higher studies

DU shall also give an assurance to the foreign university that the result of concerned students will be communicated at the earliest, a bench of Justices Hima Kohli and S Subramonium Prasad said.

Aug 18, 2020, 17:05 PM IST

Delhi, Maharashtra governments' decision to cancel final term exams will affect educational standards: UGC tells Supreme Court

The UGC filed an affidavit on Delhi and Maharashtra governments` stand of not conducting the final term University exams.

Aug 13, 2020, 20:29 PM IST

UGC justifies in Supreme Court holding final year exams in Sept 'to protect students' future'

The University Grants Commission (UGC) filed a 50-page affidavit on a batch of petitions, including the one filed by Shiv Sena's youth wing 'Yuva Sena', which have challenged its guidelines issued on July 6 for holding the exams in September amidst the persisting coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Jul 31, 2020, 00:46 AM IST

University Grants Commission asked to respond on pleas against direction to conduct final year exam by Sept 30

A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan said that replies be filed by UGC and the Centre on the pleas and posted the matter for hearing on July 31.

Jul 27, 2020, 17:35 PM IST

University exams likely to be cancelled as HRD minister asks UGC to 'revisit' earlier guidelines

HRD Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank earlier in the day asked the UGC to revisit the guidelines issued earlier for intermediate and terminal semester examinations and academic calendar.  

Jun 24, 2020, 19:35 PM IST

UGC asked to revisit guidelines for Intermediate, terminal semester examinations

Union Human Resource Development Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Wednesday (June 24) asked the University Grants Commission (UGC) to revisit the guidelines issued earlier for intermediate and terminal semester examinations and academic calendar. 

Jun 24, 2020, 18:48 PM IST

UGC panels recommend academic session in varsities from Sep, online exams wherever possible

Two committees were constituted by the UGC to look into the issues of academic loss and online education in the wake of the lockdown in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Apr 25, 2020, 19:53 PM IST

Student evaluation plays crucial role in improving quality of higher education: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the 5 documents developed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) covering the 5 verticals of Quality Mandate in New Delhi on Friday (December 27).

Dec 27, 2019, 17:53 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

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

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

No politics, only patriotism: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on UGC circular on Surgical Strike Day

Javadekar said that many institutes had approached the HRD ministry with a demand to commemorate the second anniversary of the surgical strike. 

Sep 21, 2018, 14:25 PM IST

Amid row over UGC order on Surgical Strike Day, Centre says celebrations not mandatory

Opposition parties have been attacking the Central government over the decision to celebrate September 29 as Surgical Strike Day. 

Sep 21, 2018, 13:35 PM IST

Write letters to armed forces to pledge support, celebrate 'Surgical Strike Day': Full text of UGC order

The UGC has said that the students can pledge their support for the armed forces by writing letters and cards, which may be produced in both physical and digital format. 

Sep 21, 2018, 12:13 PM IST

UGC directs universities to ban junk food on campus

The UGC, in the advisory, stated that banning junk food in colleges would set new standards for healthy food habits, and subsequently instill a sense of healthy eating and awareness on the same.

Aug 24, 2018, 06:19 AM IST