Govt's Reservation Policy: UGC issues directives to universities and colleges

The UGC has mandated all central and state-funded educational institutions in India to strictly adhere to the government's Reservation Policy for SCs, STs, OBCs, EWs, and PWDs in both employment and admissions. Institutions must also clear backlog vacancies and submit annual reports via the UAMP.

Govt's Reservation Policy: UGC issues directives to universities and colleges

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a notice regarding implementation of the Reservation Policy of the government in universities, deemed to be universities, colleges and other grants-in-aid institutions.

In its notice, UGC stated that it is monitoring the progress of implementation of the Reservation Policy for SCs, STs and OBCs (Non-Creamy Layer) EWs and Persons With Disabilities in teaching and non-teaching posts as well as admission at all level courses in universities and colleges.