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Tag: University Grants Commission

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. […]

UGC Reply to SC
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
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 […]

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 […]

Ramesh Pokhriyal
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 […]

UGC NET JUNE 2020 Result
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 […]

UGC Seeks Correct Degree Verification Reports From Universities

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all the universities to correctly, within a time bound period, send degree verification reports to Indian Missions abroad. This move of the UGC was in line with the concerns expressed by the Secretary of Overseas Indian Affairs over delay in degree verification by Indian universities. He raised the issue during his […]

UGC Issues Warning Over EAT Adoption, Gives Deadline

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) today issued strict warning to institutions for not adopting the Expenditure, Advance and Transfer (EAT) Modules of the Public Financial Management System (PFMS). The UGC has reportedly implemented the PEMS to ensure complete tracking of funds released to the grantee institutions and their further expenditure up to the […]

UGC-NET-2019 Exam
UGC NET Exam 2019: Big Change In Application Process Candidates Should Know

UGC NET December 2019: The online registration process for UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) December exam 2019 started on September 9, 2019. The process will continue till October 9, 2019 while the application fees can be paid till October 10, 2019. Candidates can apply online for the UGC NET December 2019 at the official website […]

UGC scholarship guidelines and changes from October
UGC Scholarships: See Guidelines & Changes Effective From October 1

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has been disbursing scholarship/fellowship under various schemes through online system developed by Canara Bank which is integrated with Public Financial Management System (PFMS) platform for payments through DBT mode. The payments to the awardees are generated automatically on the portal for all awardees linked by Universities/Institutions based on […]

UGC Takes Big Step To Improve Quality Of Higher Education System's Standard

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) will soon announce the first batch of mentor institutions under its ‘Paramarsh’ scheme, an official said on Wednesday. As part of the scheme that aims to improve the quality standards in higher education system, top institutions will mentor five non-accredited institutes to secure the National Assessment and Accreditation […]

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
UGC NET Exam 2019: Registration From Tomorrow; New Guidelines Released

UGC NET December 2019: The online registration process for UGC NET December exam 2019 will begin from tomorrow, September 9, 2019. Candidates can apply by visiting the official website, nta.ac.in or ntanet.nic.in till October 9. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting the National Eligibility Test (NET) exam from December 2 to 6, 2019. […]

Higher Education
Sale Of Fake Degrees by Universities: HRD Ministry Directs UGC For Probe

Bhubaneswar: Taking cognizance of media reports, HRD Ministry on Thursday directed University Grants Commission (UGC) to probe into the allegations regarding sale of fake degrees by certain universities. As per reports, HRD Minstry has directed UGC to constitute a high-level committee to enquire into the allegations regarding sale of fake degrees by certain universities. “The […]

UGC expects to get 100 proposals for 'Paramarsh Scheme'

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) is expecting to receive around 100 proposals from the higher education institutions for its ‘Paramarsh Scheme’. As part of the scheme, top institutions will mentor five non-accredited institutes to secure National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) grade. “The last date for submitting proposals by the mentors is September […]

UGC Asks Universities And Colleges To Prepare Fitness Plan For Students

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, the University Grants Commission (UGC) directed university and colleges to chalk out a detailed strategy regarding the fitness of students and concerned staff. In a letter to vice-chancellors and principals of their affiliated colleges, the UGC has directed them to promote the Fit India Movement which will be launched by […]

UGC Mulls Over Creation Of Humanities Research Board

New Delhi: To bring research in social sciences on par with science subjects, the University Grants Commission has recommended creation of a Humanities research board with special funding. Termed as Social Science/Humanities research board, the panel has recommended it to be autonomous and obtain special budgetary allocation for conducting research in humanities and social sciences. […]

UGC Plans To Make Hindi Compulsory Subject

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has sought suggestions from universities whether Hindi can be included as a compulsory subject at undergraduate (UG) level despite protests from some political parties of the southern parts of India after the Commission’s initial draft policy mentioned Hindi to make compulsory in UG courses. The Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh […]

UGC likely to make big announcement for degree students

Bhubaneswar: Good news for students. The University Grants Commission (UGC) may allow students to pursue multiple degrees simultaneously from different universities or the same university. As per sources, UGC has set up a panel headed by its vice chairman Bhushan Patwardhan. The panel has been constituted to examine the issue of pursuing two degree programmes […]