Sale Of Fake Degrees by Universities: HRD Ministry Directs UGC For Probe

Bhubaneswar: Taking cognizance of media reports, HRD Ministry on Thursday directed University Grants Commission (UGC) to probe into the allegations regarding sale of fake degrees by certain universities.

As per reports, HRD Minstry has directed UGC to constitute a high-level committee to enquire into the allegations regarding sale of fake degrees by certain universities.

“The Committee is required to complete its enquiry within three weeks,” tweeted HRD Ministry.

Official sources said the Committee has been asked to identify institutions and individuals who have resorted to such illegal practices so that strict action can be taken against all concerned.