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Tag: University Grants Commission

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CUET: UGC To Write To Edu Ministers Of All States; Hold Meetings With VCs Of Public Funded Varsities

Kumar had last week announced that CUET scores, and not Class XII scores, will be mandatory for admission to 45 central universities and the central universities can fix their minimum eligibility criteria.

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Jagadesh Kumar Appointed UGC Chairman

The post of the UGC chairman fell vacant on December 7 after Prof D P Singh, who had taken charge in 2018, resigned upon turning 65. The post of the vice-chairman of the higher education regulator is also vacant.

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Govt Apathy: Dearth Of Professors Mars Quality Education In Koraput Central University

Koraput Central University has been struggling to impart quality education to it students, thanks to the administrative apathy that has rendered it terribly short of teaching staff.

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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: Universities Can Offer 40 % Courses Per Semester Online; Check Details

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked Universities to adopt India’s national Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) through the SWAYAM platform for the benefit of the students. Apart from this, the UGC has also allowed universities and well as colleges to offer up to 40 per cent of the syllabus of a programme in […]

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 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 […]

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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 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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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 […]

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 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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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/ […]

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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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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 […]

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Relaxation In University Fee Payment: Supreme Court Allows Petitioner To Move HC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday allowed a petitioner to move the High Court seeking directions to the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the University Grants Commission (UGC) to issue directions to universities and institutions across India to give reasonable time to students to deposit the fee. A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R. […]

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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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UGC Recruitment 2020: Assistant Posts' Vacancy Announced, Salary Over Rs 35,000

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released a recruitment notification inviting applications for the positions of Senior Statistical Assistant. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions before the deadline. The last date to apply for the positions is August 17, 2020. UGC Recruitment 2020 Vacancy Details Post and Vacancies Name of Post: Senior […]

COVID-19: UGC directs to set up mental health helplines for students
UGC Asks Universities To Set Up Grievance Redressal Cell For COVID-19 Related Concerns

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all varsities in the country to set up a cell for handling grievances of students related to examinations and other academic activities arising due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The commission has also constituted a task force to monitor the redressal of grievances and concerns raised by […]

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Students Should Stay Prepared For Exams Post Lockdown: Odisha Govt After UGC Guideline

Bhubaneswar: A day after the University Grants Commission (UGC) chalked out new guideline allowing Universities to chart out their own plan of action for conducting exams which were put on hold due to COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent nationwide lockdown, Odisha government today informed that the State might conduct exams any moment post lockdown after duly […]

UGC releases exam guidelines in varsities across country

New Delhi: Allowing the universities to chart out their own plan of action, the University Grants Commission (UGC) on Wednesday suggested grading intermediate semester students on internal assessment of the present and previous semesters. In states where the COVID-19 situation has normalized, there will be exams in July, the UGC recommended. The UGC-issued guidelines were […]

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Hold exams in July, begin academic sessions in varsities from Sept: UGC Panel

New Delhi: The nationwide lockdown amid the coronavirus scare has pushed back the start of academic sessions in universities across the country, which will now begin in September 2020. It is one of the recommendations made by a seven-member committee set up by the University Grants Commission so as to give recommendations on the start […]

COVID-19: UGC directs to set up mental health helplines for students
COVID-19: UGC directs universities to set up mental health helplines for students

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities and colleges to set up mental health helplines to address psychosocial concerns of students during the lockdown imposed to combat coronavirus. Advisory for Universities & Colleges regarding Mental Health, Psychosocial Concerns and Well being of students during and after #COVID-19 outbreak. #IndiaFightsCorona @PMOIndia @DrRPNishank […]

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UGC Warns Universities, Educational Institutions Over 'Unspecified' Degrees

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has warned universities and other educational institutions against conferring or granting ‘unspecified’ degrees. In a letter to vice chancellors of all universities, UGC said that the right of granting degrees shall be exercised only by a varsity established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, a Provincial […]

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UGC Says No To These Distance Education Programmes

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has prohibited distance education programmes in Hotel Management and Real Estate. The commission has released an official order stating the same. “In accordance with communication received from various regulatory bodies, programmes in Hotel Management, Culinary Studies and valuation of Real Estate, will not be recognised from academic session […]

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UGC, AICTE Merger: Know What HRD Ministry Says

New Delhi: No final decision has been taken yet on merging the University Grants Commission and the All India Council of Technical Education, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said on Thursday. “Till now no final decision has been taken on this issue,” Nishank said in response to a written question in Rajya Sabha. Last […]

University Grants Commission Brings In Good News, Revises Fellowship Amount

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has increased the fellowship amount awarded to SC, OBC, and minorities. A notification in this regard has been issued by the UGC on its official website www.ugc.ac.in. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and Ministry of Minority Affairs have revised the amount of fellowship granted under the National […]

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UGC Exam Guidelines, Colleges Get Strict Order

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has come up with a new decision to stop unfair means during exams. The Commission has ordered universities and higher educational institutions to strictly comply with the government’s policy during installation of jammers in exam centres to check unfair means being adopted by students. It is worth mentioning […]

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