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Tag: UGC Latest News

UGC asks varsities to observe May 21 as Anti-Terrorism day

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed varsities and higher educational institutions to observe May 21 as Anti-Terrorism day to wean away the youth from terrorism. The activities suggested for the day include debates, discussions, symposium, pledge taking ceremony and screening of films. “Every year May 21 is observed as Anti-Terrorism day in […]

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New UGC Guidelines: Environmental Studies compulsory for UG courses

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to create awareness among the students regarding preservation of the environment for future generations, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked educational institutes to introduce Environmental Science (EVS) subject in all the undergraduate courses from the next academic year, 2019-20. Earlier, as per the directions of the Supreme Court, the UGC […]

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UGC Introduces New Scholarship Scheme For Students, Check Now

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) today issued a notification to all varsities mentioning that the National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention (NACWC) has initiated an Internship Scheme for the students and young professionals in the field of chemical safety and security. The details of the scheme are available on the website of NACWC. […]

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UGC Planning Big to Improve Higher Education: Rajnish Jain

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) is taking all measures to improve the quality of higher education and research in India, informed UGC Secretary Rajnish Jain on the sideline of the 93rd Annual General meeting of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) here on Saturday. Jain said that UGC is drawing up a more comprehensive […]

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UGC NET Exam 2019: Syllabus Changed, Know Paper Details for June Test

UGC NET Exam 2019: The National Testing Agency (NTA), the institution that has been conducting the UGC NET exams since 2018, has brought in changes in the syllabus for all the subjects. The University Grants Commission’s (UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET), which is expected to be conducted from June 20 to June 29 will now […]

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Fake Universities on prowl: Here's Statement of UGC

New Delhi: Out of 24 universities listed as “fake” on its website, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has taken legal action against only two of them, while being satisfied with serving only “show cause and warning notices” to most of them. This came in a written reply in Parliament on Thursday by Satya Pal Singh, […]

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CBSE, HRD, UGC And AICTE Scholarships For Students; All Details Here

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Department of School Education and Literacy is implementing ‘National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE)’. The objective of the scheme is to establish an enabling environment to reduce the drop outs and promote the enrolment of girl child belonging to SC/ST communities in secondary schools […]

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UGC Issues Important Notice On Online Courses; Application Process Begins Today

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited online applications from all eligible Higher Educational Institutions (HEls) for offering Courses/Programmes in Online mode as per UGC (Online Courses or Programmes) Regulations, 2018. As per sources, the proposals have been invited from HEIs for recognition of courses/programmes to be offered in online mode and this […]

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UGC NET: Here's An Important Notice For Candidates

The wait is over as the National Testing agency (NTA) has declared the UGC NET results. The First UGC NET Examination was conducted by NTA from December 18, 2018 till December 22, 2018 on two shifts per day across 235 cities in the country. The examination was conducted in 85 subjects. A total number of […]

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UGC Names 24 Fake Universities; Issues Warning Notice To Some Varsities

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the list of 24 fake Universities on its website www.ugc.ac.in. In addition, the Commission also issued public notice against the unrecognized status of Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), New Delhi and illegal status of Bio-Chemic Education Grant Commission, Nadia, West Bengal. Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, […]

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HRD Scholarship Up To Rs 3 lakh P.A. For School, College, Medical & Engineering Students

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) is implementing important scholarship schemes for school, college and university students including those pursuing medical and engineering courses. The important scholarship schemes are as follows: (i) National Means-Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme: Under the scheme, scholarship is awarded to the eligible meritorious students, having parental income up to Rs.1.5 […]

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UGC Releases Very Important Notification On Distance Education Courses

As per a directive of the Supreme Court, the Union of India (MHRD) was directed to constitute a three members Committee comprising of eminent persons who have held high positions in the field of education, investigation, administration or law at national level to examine the issues indicated in the orders and also to suggest a […]

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UGC Scholarship For Girl Students; Apply Before November 30

It is observed that number of girls as against boys in certain states is declining which is a matter of great concern. In such circumstances education of women needs to be used and effective means for their empowerment and education will prepare them to have a control over their lives. The Union Government of India […]

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7th Pay Commission: Demonstration, Rally and More; Govt Apathy Alleged

Cuttack/Berhampur: The demand for the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission is gaining momentum in almost every state across the country. While many states have recently announced benefits for their employees, Odisha has also announced a 2% hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for the employees of state-owned PSUs. However, the Ravenshaw University teachers are on […]

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UGC Recruitment 2018: Check Notification; Salary up to Rs 70,000

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited applications from the candidates for filling up of Consultant post purely on contract basis for a period of one-year in UGC Headquarters, New Delhi. The application complete in all respect duly supported by the relevant documents may be submitted to the Secretary, UGC on or before […]

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UGC regulates pay scale & qualification for teachers and staff?

In a major development, in supersession of the ‘UGC Regulations on Minimum qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges and Measures for the Maintenance of Standards in Higher Education 2010’ together with all amendments made therein from time to time, the University Grants Commission has framed regulations. Minimum qualifications […]

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UGC warns varsities & colleges to refund admission fees of students

New Delhi: In a major development, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued warning to universities and colleges across the country against retention of original documents of admitted students and non-refund of fees in case an admission is withdrawn within one month. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar informed that the higher educational institutions would be […]

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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 […]

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UGC Recruitment 2018: Check New Notification & Post Details

In a fresh notification, UGC’s Deputy Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar Khanduri informed that one post of Deputy Director (IAC & IFD), UGC, New Delhi in the pay level-11, Rs 67,700- 2,08,700 would fall vacant with effect from November 1, 2018 consequent upon retirement of the present incumbent. The post is to be filled on deputation […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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