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Tag: UGC Latest News

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SC declares Aadhaar as Constitutionally valid

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday declared the Centre’s flagship Aadhaar scheme as Constitutionally valid and said that it empowers the marginalised sections of the society. The apex court’s five-judge Constitution bench said Aadhaar means unique and it is better to be unique than being best. The Supreme Court ruled that the Aadhaar card is […]

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Aadhaar not mandatory for CBSE, UGC, NEET exams anymore: SC

New Delhi: In a major development, upholding the Constitutional validity of Aadhaar, the Supreme Court said that Aadhaar must not be made compulsory for school admissions and the school administration too, cannot make it mandatory. The Supreme Court also observed that Aadhaar is not mandatory for UGC, NEET & CBSE examinations. The biometric data shall […]

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
UGC issues circular to varsities on 'Surgical Strike Day'

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued circular to vice chancellors of all the universities and provided the list of activities which maybe undertaken on September 29 following Government of India’s decision to celebrate it as ‘Surgical Strike Day’. However, sources in the HRD Ministry clarified that the circular is only advisory in nature, and […]

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UGC issues notification for regulation of online courses

In a major development, University Grant Commission (UGC) recently issued a notification for the regulation of Online Courses. This regulation lay down the minimum standards of instruction for the grant of Certificate or Diploma or Degree, through online mode, delivered through interactive technology using internet. Also Read: UGC Introduces Monthly PG Scholarship For University UG Rank […]

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
UGC plans to set up more accreditation agencies like NAAC, NBA

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to appoint an Accreditation Advisory Council (AAC) which will help the commission set up more agencies in order to increase the number of accreditation and assessment agencies (AAAs) for higher education institutes in the country. “To enhance the existing capacity of accreditation for meeting the requirement […]

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
UGC asks for proposals for extension of vocational courses

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has sought proposals from institutions for extension of their vocational courses and community college programmes. “The UGC has invited proposals from those institutions which have been running Bachelor of Vocational Courses (BVoc) and community college programmes in order to consider extension of courses being run under the said […]

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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 […]

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UGC introduces monthly PG scholarship for university UG rank holders

The Higher Education has had played a very vital role in the history of nation building all over the world. It is amply clear that no rise in general standards of living and culture is possible without strengthening the higher education system in the country. The UGC has therefore introduced a Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme […]

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UGC Grants Autonomy To 62 Varsities On Basis Of NAAC Ratings

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has informed that it has decided to grant Autonomy to 62 Universities (5 Central Universities, 21 State Universities, 34 Deemed to be Universities and 2 Private Universities) across the Country. These Universities have been selected on the basis of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) ratings. The Institutions having a […]

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
UGC regulates minimum qualifications for Appointment of Teachers, Assistant Professor & Other Positions

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has notified UGC (Minimum Qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges and other Measures for the Maintenance of Standards in Higher Education) Regulations, 2018, in the Gazette of India on July 18, 2018. As per these regulations, the National Eligibility Test (NET) or an […]

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Odisha State Open University gets UGC nod for UG, PG programmes

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) approved under graduate (UG) and post graduate (PG) courses to be offered by Odisha State Open University (OSOU) from 2018-19 to 2022-23 academic session. The Distance Education Bureau of UGC granted permission to OSOU to offer 26 Courses through the Open and Distance Learning Mode, official sources said. OSOU […]

HRD's new norms under UGC might cost jobs of Teachers & Researchers!

New Delhi: In a major development, the HRD Ministry approved new regulations drafted by the University Grants Commission (UGC) as student researchers found guilty of plagiarism may lose their registration and teachers could lose their jobs now. The ministry had notified the UGC (Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Education Institutions) […]

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Odisha ranks sixth in ragging in country

Bhubaneswar: Despite rigorous campaigns, ragging continues unabated across the country and Odisha too is not an exception. The number of ragging cases has increased in Odisha placing it sixth among all states in the country as per the Union HRD Ministry. As per the data based on reports of the University Grants Commission (UGC) shared […]

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UGC set to be replaced by Autonomous Commission

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today cleared the air on the replacement of University Grants Commission (UGC) by stating that a new body will take over soon. While replying to questions raised by some members in Lok Sabha over the government bringing in the Higher Education Commission of India Bill, 2018 to […]

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CBSE to have two Mathematics question papers for Class 9th to Class 12th

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to give students an opportunity to avoid the tag of being weak in Mathematics, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is planning to introduce two versions for the Mathematics papers for classes 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th. Under the new system, CBSE will have two separate Mathematics question paper – […]

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UGC releases list of 24 'self-styled', fake varsities in country

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released a list of 24 “self-styled” and fake varsities across the country including eight in the national Capital. “Students and public at large are informed that at present following 24 self-styled and unrecognised institutions are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act in various parts of the […]

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ONGC Recruitment 2018: Apply for multiple posts

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has invited applications from interested and eligible aspirants for Executive, Assistant Engineer, Chemist and other posts. The deadline to apply for the above posts is April 27, 2018. ONGC Vacancy Detail Executive – 01 Assistant Engineer – 13 Chemist – 01 Geologist – 01 Geophysicist – 01 […]

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Four educational institutions from Odisha get UGC graded autonomy nod

Bhubaneswar: In a significant development, four educational institutions from Odisha have been granted full autonomy in academic and administrative decision-making for maintaining high standards of excellence based on NAAC (National Accreditation and Assessment Council) scores. The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Tuesday approved full autonomy to 62 higher educational institutions across the country including four […]

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CBSE UGC-NET 2018 Exam Dates Released! Tap To Know The Details

BHubaneswar/New Delhi: The wait of the students is finally over as the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the dates for the conduct of next UGC-NET 2018 for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) & Eligibility for Assistant Professor. As per a notification issued by the CBSE, the exam will be conducted on July 8, […]

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SC’s order to suspend Engg degrees of 30,000 students: Know how to save your degree!

The Supreme Court’s order to suspend engineering degrees of 30,000 students from 4 deemed-to-be Universities came as a shocker for students across the country. However, there’s a good news that the students can save their degree/diploma by passing a test which will be conducted by AICTE/UGC in 2018. As per the order of the apex […]

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
UGC suspends engineering degrees given by 4 varsities

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has suspended engineering degrees awarded by four deemed to be universities through distance mode. The move by the UGC comes following an order by the Supreme Court earlier this month which had restrained universities across the country from continuing any distance learning courses from the 2018-19 without prior […]

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GITAM, IIFT among 123 institutions to lose university tag; what about yours?

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has ordered a total of 123 deemed-to-be varsities to drop the university tag from their name. This decision of the UGC came against the backdrop of the Supreme Court’s November 3 ruling that directed the cancellation of engineering degrees given by deemed universities through the correspondence course. Besides, the SC […]

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UGC NET November 2017: Know answer-key release date and how to challenge it

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to release the answer keys of the UGC NET November 2017 exam, held on November 5, in the first week of January 2018. Candidates who have appeared for the CBSE UGC NET November 5 exam can get the images of the OMR sheets following […]

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 […]

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
UGC to recover adhoc bonus from employees in past 2 years

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In what may be a shock to the Group C and Group D employees of the central varsities, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a notice asking all central universities not to pay any bonus to the employees and recover all bonuses that has been paid to them in the last two […]

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