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CUET-PG concluded: UGC chairman gives major updates, check here
CUET-PG concluded: UGC chairman gives major updates, check here

Common University Entrance Test (CUET-PG) concluded successfully on March 28, as planned. On Friday, UGC Chairman Professor M. Jagadesh Kumar told IANS that this year, 462,603 examinees appeared for the test, and around 950 experts and 200 translators prepared question papers for it.

  • Friday, 29 March 2024
UGC asks varsities to use NET score for Ph.D admission instead of multiple exams
UGC asks varsities to use NET score for Ph.D admission instead of multiple exams

In addition, HEIs conduct their entrance tests for admission to Ph.D. programmes, requiring the students to write multiple entrance tests.

  • Friday, 29 March 2024
UGC Guidelines
UGC directs higher educational institutions, universities to implement accessibility guidelines and standards

The NEP 2020 has also envisioned the provisions for extensive use of technology in teaching and learning, removing language barriers, increasing access for Divyang students.

  • Tuesday, 19 March 2024
'SheRNI' launched by UGC to ensure women scientist representation
'SheRNI' launched by UGC to ensure women scientist representation

University Grants Commission’s (UGC) Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) Centre on Saturday launched 'She Research Network in India' (SheRNI) to ensure equal representation of women scientists.

  • Saturday, 09 March 2024
UGC releases report of Committee for transformative reforms for strengthening assessment
UGC releases report of Committee for transformative reforms for strengthening assessment, accreditation of HEIs

The ‘One Nation One Data Platform’ may be upgraded to a robust architecture to provide adequate access control and security features among other aspects.

  • Saturday, 09 March 2024
UGC warns action against HEIs for non-compliance
UGC warns action against HEIs for non-compliance of refund of fees to students

UGC has requested all the HEls vide mail and reminders to act on the complaints received from the students seeking a refund of fees paid to the institutes after those students migrated to other institutions.

  • Saturday, 02 March 2024
UGC (Redressal of Grievances of Students) Regulations, 2023
Meeting of Ombudsperson with students every 6 months at beginning of semester: UGC

In a letter to the all vice-chancellors of universities, the UGC has said to organise at least one meeting of the Ombudsperson(s) every six months at the beginning of the semester with the students.

  • Tuesday, 27 February 2024
University Grants Commission
UGC guidelines for internship, research internship for UG students

UGC believes that the employability of graduates can be improved by developing practical experience and exposure with the required right kind of attitude for the workplace.

  • Wednesday, 07 February 2024
University Grants Commission
UGC releases guidelines for institutional development plans for Higher Education Institutions

The guidelines have been made by the UGC to enable the Higher Educational Institutions to undertake the academic and professional excellence journey in pursuance of the goals set in line with the vision of the NEP 2020.

  • Tuesday, 06 February 2024
UGC Draft Rules
UGC releases draft fitness of colleges for receiving grants rules 2024

UGC has invited suggestions from stakeholders on the draft University Grants Commission (Fitness of Colleges for Receiving Grants) Rules, 2024

  • Friday, 26 January 2024
GO4Youth Olympiad
GO4Youth Olympiad: Check UGC notice on registration, benefits and internship scope for students

As per the UGC, the GO4Youth Olympiad is a distinctive interdisciplinary programme tailored for students aged 18-25 years in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) across India.

  • Thursday, 25 January 2024
University Grants Commission
Content creation, teaching through Bharatiya languages; UGC to train senior faculties of universities

It is pertinent to mention here that the National Education Policy-2020 aims at promoting teaching-learning through local languages in Higher Education.

  • Tuesday, 23 January 2024
University Grants Commission
Take AICTE approval for UG programmes in management, computer applications in ODL or online mode: UGC

It is pertinent to mention here that the AICTE has decided to regulate HEIs offering BCA, BBA and BMS programmes for maintaining uniform quality and academic standards across management and computer application programmes on similar lines of postgraduate courses/ programmes (MCA/MBA).

  • Tuesday, 23 January 2024
UGC on settlement of accounts for scholarship
UGC notice on settlement of accounts for scholarship, arrears of Post-doctoral fellowships

It is pertinent to mention here that UGC implemented various scholarship/fellowship schemes in offline mode till 30.06.2016. And, UGC categorically stated that no claim would be entertained after January 31, 2024.

  • Monday, 22 January 2024
 Working women hostels to come up in Universities, college campuses
Working women hostels to come up in Universities, college campuses; UGC asks institutions to submit proposal

The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) suggested identifying suitable land /built-up space within the campuses of the universities for establishing Working Women Hostel (WWH).

  • Wednesday, 17 January 2024
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