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IGNOU Admissions 2019: Forms Submission Date Extended; Here's Detail

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has reportedly extended the last date for students to submit both online and offline admission forms for all programmes for July, 2019 session. The extended deadline for the submission of forms is now August 14, 2019. The programmes for which the date has been extended are- Master and […]

UGC Issues Important Notice On Distance Education

In a major development, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to extend the last date of admission in the recognized ‘Open and Distance Learning’ programmes to be offered by the Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) for the academic session 2018-19 to October 20, 2018. The decision was taken by the Commission in its 535th meeting […]

UGC Clarifies On Derecognisation of Distance Education Courses

New Delhi: In view of recent news articles on ‘Recognition of Distance Education Programmes’ by the UGC / ‘Open courses of 35 universities ‘derecognised’ published in media/newspapers, it is clarified that process of recognition of Distance Education programmes of universities submitted applications for recognition for the year 2018-19 and onwards is still on, and so […]

UGC, AICTE to have power to close down institutes soon

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Close on the heels of Supreme Court’s recent order banning technical education through distance mode and cancellation of degrees of hundreds of students who passed out between 2001 and 2005, the central government is now mulling to strengthen regulators like UGC and AICTE by providing them power to close down an institution that […]