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Tag: UGC Latest News

CET For UG, PG Courses In Central Unis May Be Held From 2022-2023 Through NTA: UGC
CET For UG, PG Courses In Central Unis May Be Held From 2022-2023 Through NTA: UGC

The Ministry of Education had earlier announced that admission to universities will be based on a common entrance test from 2021 academic session but the plan could not take off due to challenges posed by COVID-19.

 UGC Issues Guidelines For Students Keen To Participate In Global FinTech ‘Infinity Forum’
UGC Issues Guidelines For Students Keen To Participate In Global FinTech ‘Infinity Forum’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the Forum on December 3. This year the United Kingdom, Indonesia and South Africa are participating in the event as partner countries.

UGC Chairman On New Education Policy: COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Implementation
UGC Chairman On New Education Policy: COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Implementation

The timing of the new NEP’s announcement was good. However, the pandemic has affected its implementation, says UGC Chairman.

Govt To Appoint New UGC Chairperson Soon
Govt To Appoint New UGC Chairperson Soon

According to the notification, applications for the post of UGC chairman can be submitted till November 30.

UGC Asks Central Universities To Frame Cadre Recruitment Rules Of Non-Teaching Posts
UGC Asks Central Universities To Frame Cadre Recruitment Rules Of Non-Teaching Posts

The higher education regulator said most of the Central Universities have not framed the Cadre Recruitment Rules of non-teaching posts as per instructions issued by it on August 14, 2015.

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CBSE, NCERT, UGC, AICTE, Centre Come Together To Make Education Employment Oriented

As per the Ministry of Education, the effort of the government is to create such an ecosystem in which along with educating the youth of India, they can be made employable.

UGC Extends Applicability Of PhD As Mandatory Qualification For Asst Professor Posts
UGC Extends Applicability Of PhD As Mandatory Qualification For Asst Professor Posts

Earlier, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had said that Ph.D will not be mandatory for recruitment of Assistant Professors due to Covid-19 pandemic, but only for the time being.

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Assistant Professor Recruitment: Big Change In Eligibility

In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the centre has decided to put on hold the plan to make PhD a minimum qualification for recruitment of assistant professors this year. This information was recently shared by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

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UGC Seeks Info On Offering Of Apprenticeship-Embedded Degree Programme In Varsities 
UGC Seeks Info On Offering Of Apprenticeship-Embedded Degree Programme In Varsities 

Vice-Chancellors of Universities offering apprenticeship/internship-embedded degree programmes have been asked to submit the information by October 10, 2021. 

UGC Asks Universities To Consider CBSE’s Applied Mathematics For Admissions Of Students
UGC Asks Universities To Consider CBSE’s Applied Mathematics For Admissions Of Students

The CBSE had introduced Applied Mathematics course for students of classes 9 and 12. The subject involves 80 per cent marks for theory and 20 per cent marks for practical works in the board examination.

UGC Debars GITAM From Offering Open And Distance Learning Programme For 1 Year
UGC Debars This Higher Educational Institution From Offering Open And Distance Learning

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has debarred the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM), Andhra Pradesh from offering courses in open and distance learning (ODL) and online learning mode for 2021-22 academic session.

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CBSE Private, Patrachar & Compartment Students Can Take Provisional Admission Before Results: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday (Sept 6) announced that the Class 12 students appearing for Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Private, Patrachar and second compartmental exam can apply for higher education even before their results are published.

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UGC Extends MPhil, PhD Thesis Submission Deadline By 6 Months
UGC Extends MPhil, PhD Thesis Submission Deadline By 6 Months 

The fresh extension, which has been granted ‘keeping in view the larger interest of the research scholars’  will enable MPhil and PhD candidates to submit their thesis by December 31, 2021.

NTA Releases New Schedule For December 2020, June 2021 Cycles
UGC-NET Exam Dates Revised Once Again! NTA Releases New Schedule For December 2020, June 2021 Cycles

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has issued a notification with regard to the rescheduling of examination dates of UGC – NET (University Grants Commission- National Eligibility Test) December 2020 and June 2021 cycles.

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UGC-Approved Online Refresher Course: Odisha Govt Releases Guidelines, Check Details
UGC-Approved Online Refresher Course: Odisha Govt Releases Guidelines, Check Details

The Higher Education department has stated that the refresher course is being launched on an experimental basis. If online refresher course runs well, it will be extended to aided college teachers in the State.

UGC Allows Open And Distance Learning Courses In 11 More Universities
UGC Allows Open And Distance Learning Courses In 11 More Universities

The UGC has decided to start 123 different online courses, out of this, 40 programmes for PG and 83 programmes for UG students.

UGC Circular On Yoga Protocol
UGC Circular On Yoga Protocol (Y-Break) Developed By Ministry Of Ayush

The Ministry had launched the Yoga module for people at work place with a view to refresh, de-stress and refocus them with enhanced efficiency and productivity in January 2020. An android based application Y Break was made available recently on Google Play Store for access by all.

Competitions On Cyber Security & Cyber Crimes
UGC Asks Universities, Colleges To Organise Competitions On Cyber Security & Cyber Crimes

The UGC has also asked the universities and colleges to conduct these events at regular intervals by following the Covid-19 protocols and social distancing norms in their respective educational institutions.

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UGC Allows Varsities To Teach Online, Distance Learning Post Covid

The UGC has also sent notices to all universities and colleges regarding the exams conducted through 'Swayam'.

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
2 Odisha Universities Among 24 In Country Declared Fake By UGC

Based on the complaints received from the students, parents, general public and also through electronic print media, UGC has declared 24 self styled institutes as fake universities.

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UGC Extends Deadline For Completion Of Master’s Degree For Dec 2018, June 2019 NET

The extension is a special measure to provide some cushion to the candidates who qualified the December 2018 or June 2019 UGC-NET / Joint CSIR-UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) under the UGC scheme

UGC NET JUNE 2020 Result
UGC Notifies Academic Bank Of Credits, Special Option For Students To Pick Degrees

The National Education Policy (NEP) which is based on the principles of flexibility, no hard separations between disciplines, multi-disciplinarily and holistic education

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Admission In Central Universities 2021: UGC Says No To CUCET This Year

The CUCET was proposed in the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, and was expected to be implemented from the current academic session

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‘Wait for CBSE ICSE Results’- New UGC Guidelines On UG PG Admission, Exams, Classes

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released fresh guidelines for conduct of exams, admissions and academic calendar. The new guidelines have been issued in view of the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic situation.

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UGC scholarship guidelines and changes from October
Refund In Case Of Cancellation Of Admission; Check UGC Guidelines

UGC has clearly instructed that the entire fees, including all charges, should be refunded (i.e. there should be zero cancellation charges) on account of cancellations/ migrations up to October 31, 2021.

Complete UG, PG Admissions By Sept: UGC Asks Universities And Colleges
Complete UG, PG Admissions By Sept: UGC Asks Universities And Colleges

It is expected that all School Boards will declare their results for the class/grade-XII examinations by July 31, 2021

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
Keep Certificates, Mark-sheets Safe Through NAD; UGC Writes To Universities

Ministry of Education (MoE) has designated the University Grants Commission (UGC) as the authorized body to implement the National Academic Depository (NAD).

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
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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