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Jeevan Raksha Padak: UGC Asks Universities To Submit Recommendations To MHA

The recommendations for the Jeevan Raksha Padak series of Awards can also be sent through the online portal designed by Ministry of Home Affairs.

UGC Creates Academic Job Portal, Non-Teaching Vacancies To Be Added
UGC Creates Academic Job Portal, Non-Teaching Vacancies To Be Added

UGC informed that it is in the process of upgrading the job portal with the inclusion of Non-Teaching vacancies and also adding some new features. The upgraded portal shall become functional shortly.

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UGC Offers 83 UG, 40 PG Non-Engg MOOCs In July-2O21 Semester, Check Details

In a major announcement today, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to offer 83 Under Graduate (UG) and 40 Post Graduate (PG) Non-Engineering MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) in the July 2021 semester on its SWAYAM platform.

UGC Issues Advisory For Higher Educational Institutions For Tackling Covid-19

Bhubaneswar: Worried over the rising cases of Covid-19 in different States in the country, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a fresh advisory for higher educational institutions. In a…

UGC To States: Take Stringent Measures To Implement Anti-Ragging Regulations

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday directed States and  secretaries of Higher Education Departments to take stringent measures to curb incidents of ragging in educational campuses. In a letter, UGC secretary Rajnish Jain has sought cooperation of Chief Secretaries and Secretaries of Higher Education Departments of all States to take strong measures to […]

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Soft Skills For UG Students: UGC Frames Curriculum, Draft Manual Guidelines Released

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has framed a curriculum on Life Skills (Jeevan Kaushal) to impart soft skills to undergraduate students. Imparting soft skills to students is one of the ten initiatives of UGC quality mandate, official sources said. As per UGC, the new curriculum is 8 credit course for about 120 hours. It […]

UGC Issues Important Notice For M.Phil, Phd Students; Check Latest Updates

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has again extended the thesis submission deadline for PhD and MPhil scholars. As per the latest notification, the deadline for submission of theses for terminal M.Phil, Phd students has again been extended till December 2021. The deadline has been extended in view of the larger interest of research scholars. […]

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UGC Announcement: CA, CS & ICWA Qualifications Now PG Degrees

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The University Grants Commission on Monday gave a major announcement stating that that the Chartered Accountant (CA), Company Secretary (CS), or Cost and Works Accountant (ICWA) qualifications will now be treated as equivalent to postgraduate degrees. The declaration bears a much needed significance as it has now resolved a long-pending issue of uniformity […]

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UGC Issues Notice On Draft Guidelines On Mentorship Of Teachers In Non-Technical Stream

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited suggestions from all stakeholders on the Draft Guidelines for induction and Mentorship of Teachers in Nontechnical Stream(NIIMT). Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Wednesday said that UGC has constituted a committee to develop the guidelines for induction of teachers in non-technical stream (NIIMT). “A public notice has been […]

7th Pay Commission: These Govt Employees To Get Arrears, Check Details
7th Pay Commission: These Govt Employees To Get Arrears, Check Details

In a good news, professors in state universities and government affiliated non-government aided colleges will get the Central Seventh Pay Commission arrears, informed Gujarat Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama in the State Assembly. Speaking in the State Legislative Assembly, Chudasama said professors of state universities and universities affiliated to government, grant-in-aid colleges will be given an […]

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UGC Issues Important Notice On Spring-Summer Courses

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued important notice on faculty development programmes being conducted by Electronics and ICT Academies in the country. These online programmes also being referred as Spring-Summer courses (February- April), at least 10 faculty development programmes (FDPs) in emerging technologies will be offered. Out of the total 10, seven FDPs […]

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RUSA Scheme: UGC To Monitor Progress Work Of Institutions Which Received Funds

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) will monitor the progress of work done by Institutions which received funding under Rashtriya Ucchtar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) scheme. Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal will review the RUSA scheme in every three months. While chairing a review meeting on Rashtriya Ucchtar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) in New Delhi today, Pokhriyal […]

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Bharat Ka Amrut Mahotsav: UGC Lists Activities For Universities, Colleges

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday issued guidelines for higher educational institutions across the country to observe “Bharat ka Amrut Mahostav.” It is pertinent to mention here that the Government of India is commemorating the 75 years of India’s Independence as “Bharat ka Amrut Mahostav” which would commence from 75 weeks before 15th […]

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UGC Frames Draft Regulations For Joint Degree, Dual Degree & Twinning Programme With Foreign Varsities

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday has invited suggestions on the draft regulations prepared for ‘Academic collaboration between Indian and foreign Higher Education Institutions to offer Joint Degree, Dual Degree and Twinning Programmes’. It is pertinent to mention here that the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. The NEP-2020 calls for permitting credits acquired […]

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UGC Asks Universities To Encourage Students' Participation In Online Exam On 'Cow Science'

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked the Vice-Chancellors of universities across the country to encourage students to take an online voluntary national-level exam to test their knowledge on ‘Gau Vigyan” (cow science). An all-India online ‘Kamdhenu Gau Vigyan Prachar- Prasar Examination’ will be conducted by the Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) on February […]

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UGC Writes To Varsities, Seeks Nomination For National Awards for e-Governance 2020-21

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has written to Universities inviting nominations in several categories for the National Awards for e-Governance (NAeG) 2020-21. The NAeG is presented by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances. The awards are presented to recognize and promote excellence in implementation of […]

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UGC Circular On Scholarships For Indian Students; Get All Details Inside

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Brunei Darussalam is offering scholarship for Indian students to undertake Diploma, Undergraduate, Master’s Degree courses under Brunei Darussalam Scholarship for the academic session 2021-2022. As per a circular issued by University Grants Commission (UGC), interested applicants can submit application forms along with all required documents in soft […]

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UG MOOCs For SWAYAM: UGC Invites Expression Of Interest From Higher Education Institutes

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited expression of interest from several higher education institutes and academicians to develop Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for the government’s e-learning platform, SWAYAM. SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) is India’s own MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) platform, which offers free online courses […]

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SWAYAM Courses: UGC Warns Students Of Fraudsters

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has warned students not to fall prey to online fraudsters. In a circular, the Commission has said some people or groups are making fraudulent claims and charging verification fees of Rs. 100 from learners of the SWAYAM Portal(www.swavam.qov.in) of the Government of India. The matter has come to the […]

Re-Opening of Universities, Colleges Post Lockdown; UGC Asks Institutions To Implement Guidelines

Bhubaneswar: Normalcy is all set to return to campuses after Centre allowed resumption of physical mode of teaching in  several universities and colleges across the country. The Centre has been releasing several unlock guidelines in view of the Covid-19 pandemic situation at regular intervals with necessary precautions that needs to be followed strictly. Schools, colleges […]

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UGC Releases Draft Subject Specific Curriculum Template For Commerce

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC)on Friday released draft subject specific curriculum template for Commerce. As per the quality mandate of the UGC, thrust is being given on curriculum reforms on Learning Outcome based approach with an aim to equip the students with knowledge, skill, values and attitude. UGC has also constituted subject Expert Committees […]

UGC Asks Varsities To Make Disabled, EWS Reservation Info Public
UGC Asks Varsities To Make Disabled, EWS Reservation Info Public

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a circular to the registrars of all the central, state and honorary universities including Delhi University, across the country, to make public the information on reservation for disabled and EWS. The circular noted that the information should be made public in all the universities and colleges […]

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MBBS Admission: UGC Warns Candidates Against This University

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commissions (UGC) has warned students keen to take admissions in modern medicine offered by Singhania University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan. In a notice, the Commission has stated that the courses offered in modern medicine by Singhania University are without approval of NMC (Erstwhile MCI). “It is brought to the notice of students and […]

UGC Issues Important Notice On Implementation Of Reservation Policy Of Govt

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued important notice regarding implementation of reservation Policy of the Government in universities, deemed universities, colleges and other grant-in-aid institutions and centres. In a letter to the registrar of all Central/state/ deemed to be universities, UGC Joint-Secretary GS Chauhan said that the Commission is continuously monitoring the progress […]

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UGC Issues Important Instructions For Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to ensure that higher education institutions should get accredited with a minimum score of 2.5 by the 2022, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued special instructions in this regard. The Commission has been consistently striving for excellence with a specific focus on quality. Accreditation is considered as one of the […]