Tag: UGC Latest News

University Grants Commission Brings In Good News, Revises Fellowship Amount

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has increased the fellowship amount awarded to SC, OBC, and minorities. A notification in this regard has been issued by the UGC on its official website www.ugc.ac.in. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and Ministry of Minority Affairs have revised the amount of fellowship granted under the National […]

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UGC Exam Guidelines, Colleges Get Strict Order

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has come up with a new decision to stop unfair means during exams. The Commission has ordered universities and higher educational institutions to strictly comply with the government’s policy during installation of jammers in exam centres to check unfair means being adopted by students. It is worth mentioning […]

UGC lays guidelines to promote fitness in educational institutions

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission(UGC) released guidelines for promoting fitness and well being in universities and colleges across the country as part of the Fit India Movement. According to the guidelines, all higher education institutes need to give priority to physical and mental fitness of students and staff. They should evolve a mechanism for implementation […]

UGC Seeks Correct Degree Verification Reports From Universities

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all the universities to correctly, within a time bound period, send degree verification reports to Indian Missions abroad. This move of the UGC was in line with the concerns expressed by the Secretary of Overseas Indian Affairs over delay in degree verification by Indian universities. He raised the issue during his […]

Bill to scrap UGC, AICTE to be placed before Cabinet next month

New Delhi: The proposed Higher Education Commission of India (HECI), which is set to replace the UGC, will also take over the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and a bill in this regard will be placed before the Cabinet next month, according to HRD Ministry officials. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) […]

UGC Issues Warning Over EAT Adoption, Gives Deadline

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) today issued strict warning to institutions for not adopting the Expenditure, Advance and Transfer (EAT) Modules of the Public Financial Management System (PFMS). The UGC has reportedly implemented the PEMS to ensure complete tracking of funds released to the grantee institutions and their further expenditure up to the […]

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UGC Scholarships: See Guidelines & Changes Effective From October 1

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has been disbursing scholarship/fellowship under various schemes through online system developed by Canara Bank which is integrated with Public Financial Management System (PFMS) platform for payments through DBT mode. The payments to the awardees are generated automatically on the portal for all awardees linked by Universities/Institutions based on […]

UGC Takes Big Step To Improve Quality Of Higher Education System's Standard

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) will soon announce the first batch of mentor institutions under its ‘Paramarsh’ scheme, an official said on Wednesday. As part of the scheme that aims to improve the quality standards in higher education system, top institutions will mentor five non-accredited institutes to secure the National Assessment and Accreditation […]

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UGC NET Exam 2019: Registration From Tomorrow; New Guidelines Released

UGC NET December 2019: The online registration process for UGC NET December exam 2019 will begin from tomorrow, September 9, 2019. Candidates can apply by visiting the official website, nta.ac.in or ntanet.nic.in till October 9. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting the National Eligibility Test (NET) exam from December 2 to 6, 2019. […]

Union HRD Approves UGC Recommendation; Declares 5 IoEs

New Delhi: The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has declared five institutions, including IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University and the University of Hyderabad as the Institutions of Eminence (IoE). “On September 4, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, on the advice of UGC and the Empowered Expert Committee issued orders […]

UGC expects to get 100 proposals for 'Paramarsh Scheme'

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) is expecting to receive around 100 proposals from the higher education institutions for its ‘Paramarsh Scheme’. As part of the scheme, top institutions will mentor five non-accredited institutes to secure National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) grade. “The last date for submitting proposals by the mentors is September […]

UGC Asks Universities And Colleges To Prepare Fitness Plan For Students

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, the University Grants Commission (UGC) directed university and colleges to chalk out a detailed strategy regarding the fitness of students and concerned staff. In a letter to vice-chancellors and principals of their affiliated colleges, the UGC has directed them to promote the Fit India Movement which will be launched by […]

UGC Mulls Over Creation Of Humanities Research Board

New Delhi: To bring research in social sciences on par with science subjects, the University Grants Commission has recommended creation of a Humanities research board with special funding. Termed as Social Science/Humanities research board, the panel has recommended it to be autonomous and obtain special budgetary allocation for conducting research in humanities and social sciences. […]

UGC Plans To Make Hindi Compulsory Subject

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has sought suggestions from universities whether Hindi can be included as a compulsory subject at undergraduate (UG) level despite protests from some political parties of the southern parts of India after the Commission’s initial draft policy mentioned Hindi to make compulsory in UG courses. The Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh […]

UGC Names 23 'Fake Universities', 2 From Odisha In The List

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released a list of 23 “self-styled, unrecognised” universities, eight of which are in Uttar Pradesh. The higher education regulator has warned students against taking admission in these institutions. West Bengal and Odisha have two fake universities each — Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Institute of Alternative Medicine […]