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UGC notification on online exam on cow science
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 […]

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
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 […]

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UGC Issues Guidelines For Induction, Mentorship Of Teachers In Non-Technical Stream

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has constituted a Committee to develop guidelines along with implementation strategy for induction and mentorship of teachers in non-technical stream (NIIMT). The basic objective of mentorship of teachers is to equip them with a broad repertoire of skills and dispositions to improve the results of students. The Committee has […]

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UGC Notifies ABC Regulations To Facilitate Students’ Mobility Across System

Bhubaneswar: A high-level Committee has prepared a draft University Grants Commission (Establishment and Operationalization of Academic Banks Of Credits(ABC) Scheme In Higher Education ) Regulations 2021. The University Grants Commission (UGC) had earlier constituted the Committee to develop a detailed scheme along with the implementation strategy on an innovative concept of Academic Banks of Credits […]

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Netaji Jayanti: UGC Asks Universities To Plan Year Long Celebrations

Bhubaneswar: The Stage is all set across the country to celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on January 23. The government of India has decided to observe and celebrate the day as ‘Parakram Diwas’ every year. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has written to universities across the country to organise special […]

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UGC Asks Varsities To Encourage Students To Apply For Scholarships

Bhubaneswar: With the deadline for various scholarships fast approaching, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked Universities across the country to encourage students to take benefits of the schemes. In a letter, UGC Secretary Rajnish Jain urged vice-chancellors of all universities to give special attention to SC and ST students by encouraging them to apply […]

UGC Writes To Universities For Establishing Office For International Affairs

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed universities across the country to set up an office for international affairs in their respective campuses. In a letter, UGC secretary Rajnish Jain has asked the vice-chancellors of universities to taken necessary steps for setting up the international affairs office and share information by February 15, 2021. […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination Drive: UGC Seeks Support Of Universities, Colleges

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the nation-wide rollout of the much waited COVID-19 vaccine, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has sought support of universities and colleges to create awareness among people about the mega programme. The move comes after the Health Ministry requested the University Grants Commission (UGC) to work together on mass immunization against the ongoing […]

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Institutes Of Eminence Like IITs Allowed To Set Up Offshore Campuses; Click For New UGC Regulation

Bhubaneswar: Several Institutes of Eminence (IoEs) like the Indian Institutes Of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) can now set up their campuses outside the country. This is now possible as the University Grants Commission (UGC) has amended its regulation for IoEs. The Commission has also included a clause allowing offshore campuses for […]

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Toycathon 2021: Prizes Upto Rs 50 Lakhs; Check Important UGC Notice For Students

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission has released important guidelines for students and faculty of higher education institutions for their participation under track 2 of Toycathon 2021. As per the notice, the students and faculty members have been asked to submit their ideas by January 20. The students can win prizes worth Rs 50 lakh under […]

UGC Extends Timeline For Online Application For Various Scholarships

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday extended timeline for online applications (including renewals) for scholarships for regular and full-time students under various schemes for the academic year 2020-21. As per the latest notification, the timeline has been extended for four schemes -Indira Gandhi PG Scholarship for Single Girl Child (SGC), PG Scholarship for […]

UG, PG Non-Engineering Swayam MOOCS In January 2021 Semester; Click For Latest UGC Notification

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the list of 78 Undergraduate (UG) & 46 Postgraduate (PG) MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses), which will be offered in January 2021 semester. The tentative examination dates for these courses are May 8-9,2O2l, which will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), the UGC said in […]

Reopening Of Universities, Colleges: Here Are Details Of SOP Issued By UGC

Bhubaneswar: Amid rising anticipation among students regarding reopening of Universities and Colleges in a phased manner across the country post COVID-19 induced lockdown, sources said several higher educational institutions are gearing up to resume physical mode of teaching from December end. The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) will reopen for PhD scholars from Monday in its […]

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UGC Releases Fresh Guidelines On Refund Of Fees Of Students

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday directed Universities to ensure the compliance of its previous order in respect of refund on academic calendar for the first year Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate students for the Session 2020-21 in view of COVID-19 pandemic. Taking stern note of several references in the form of RTI applications/ complaints/ […]

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
UGC Invites Applications For National Fellowship For Persons With Disabilities

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on behalf of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment on Thursday invited applications from eligible candidates for National Fellowship for Persons with Disabilities (NFPwD) for the selection year 2020-21. The last date for making online applications is January 17, 2021. Under […]

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UGC Writes To Universities For Revision Home Science Curriculum Based On LOCF

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has written to all Universities in the country for revising Home Science Curriculum Based on Learning Outcome based Curriculum Framework (LOCF) in higher educational institutions. In a bid to facilitate the task of revision of curriculum in various subjects, UGC had earlier constituted subject specific Expert Committees. The Committees […]

UGC Releases Guidelines For Providing Fellowship To SC Students; Click For Eligibility & Other Details

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released guidelines for governing the award of fellowship to Scheduled Caste students. The National Fellowship scheme for Scheduled Caste Students, a Central Sector Scheme was introduced during the financial year 2005-06 to provide opportunities to Scheduled Castes students for pursuing higher education leading to M.Phil/Ph.D degrees in Sciences, […]

Promote Apprenticeship, Internship Embedded Degree Programmes: UGC Tells Universities

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday asked universities in the country to promote apprenticeship, internship embedded degree programmes. In a letter to all vice-chancellors, the UGC said the competencies demanded by the industry need to be embedded in our university curriculum so that the employment-employability gap is overcome. The minimal linkage between the […]

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BREAKING: UGC To Release Fellowship Amounts Without Institutes' Confirmation

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, the University Grants Commission (UGC) on Saturday said that it will disburse the funds for research fellowship without insisting on monthly confirmation from their respective institutions for the eligible scholars. Earlier research fellowships were disbursed on a quarterly basis but considering the financial needs of research scholars, the system of […]

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UGC Releases Fresh Guidelines For Reopening Of Colleges, Universities

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued guidelines for the universities and colleges for reopening their campuses. These guidelines have been vetted by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and approved by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Education. The guidelines may be adopted by the institutions as per the local […]

2 Universities In Odisha Among 24 In Country Declared Fake By UGC

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Wednesday announced a list of 24 “self-styled, unrecognised institutions” in the country, terming them as “fake” with the maximum of them operating from Uttar Pradesh followed by Delhi. “Students and public are informed that currently 24 self-styled, unrecognised institutions are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act, […]

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Extension Of College Admission: UGC, CBSE Present Sides Before SC

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday presented their stands before the Supreme Court on the plea seeking an extension of the college admission. Presenting its side, CBSE informed the apex court that results of compartmental exams for class 12 will be declared by October 10. Similarly, UGC […]

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CBSE, UGC Asked To Ensure Admission Of Students Giving Compartment Exams

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday suggested that the CBSE declare the results of compartment examination expeditiously and asked the UGC to ensure that students get admission in colleges saying these are exceptional times. The top court asked CBSE and UGC to work in tandem to ensure that the careers of two lakh students giving […]

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
UGC Jobs 2020: Direct Recruitment Announced, Check Vacancy Details

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released a recruitment notification for Joint Secretary, Deputy Secretary and Director positions. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions before the deadline. The last date to apply for the UGC jobs is October 3, 2020. UGC Jobs 2020 Vacancy Details Joint Secretary (04): Qualifications a. Officers under […]

Odisha Govt Requests UGC To Extend UG & PG Exams Deadline To October 10
Odisha Govt Requests UGC To Extend UG & PG Exams Deadline To October 10

Bhubaneswar: Days after the Supreme Court upheld UGC decision to conduct final semester examinations of the Under Graduate (UG) and the Post Graduate (PG) courses by September 30, the Department of Higher Education- Odisha has now requested the UGC to extend the exam deadline to October 10, 2020. The State government mentioned that this will […]

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UG-PG Exams In Odisha: Decision Likely Today

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Higher Education department will hold a high-level meeting today to chalk out plans to conduct the final semester examinations of Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) courses. According to sources, the meeting scheduled for 3 pm today will be chaired by Higher Education minister Arun Sahoo. Vice-chancellors, controllers of examinations of state […]

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Final Year Exams Before Sept 30: SC Verdict On UGC Directive Tomorrow

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on Friday on a bunch of petitions challenging the UGC directive to universities across the country to conduct final year exams by September 30. A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, R. Subhash Reddy and M.R. Shah reserved the judgement on whether final year degree examinations in […]

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UGC Says Final Year Exams Cannot Be Cancelled; Verdict On Odisha & Other State's PILs Reserved

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its judgement on examinations after the University Grants Commission (UGC) informed the top court that the final year exams should not be cancelled. The top will soon decide whether the final year degree examinations in universities should be held before September 30, in accordance with the UGC guidelines. […]

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SC Says No To Interim Order On Pleas Opposing UGC Exam Guidelines

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday declined to pass an interim order on a batch of pleas opposing the UGCs July 6 guidelines mandating universities across India to conduct their final-year examinations by September-end. Advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava requested the top court to pass an interim order as many students are stuck in flood-affected regions […]

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Cancellation Of Final Year Exams Will Damage Students' Future: UGC To SC

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has told the Supreme Court that it is not possible to alter its July 6 guidelines mandating universities across India to conduct their final year examination by September end. The UGC informed the court that the expert committee, headed by Prof R.C. Kuhad, submitted a report recommending that […]

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Cancellation Of Final Year Exams: SC Seeks UGC's Response On Plea

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from University Grants Commission (UGC) on a batch of pleas seeking quashing of its guidelines dated July 6, whereby all the universities/colleges have been instructed to conduct final-year examinations by September 30. A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing […]

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