In Bengaluru, Christ University will now be known as only “Christ”, and Jain University has been renamed “Jain”.
Universities either accredited by NAAC with a score of at least 3.5 or ranked in the top 50 institutions of National Institutions Ranking Framework (NIRF) for two consecutive years will be parked in ‘Category I’.
UGC Chairman: NAAC director, Professor DP Singh, has been appointed as UGC’s new chairman.
UGC HRD: By March-April 2018, 20 institutions will be accorded the eminence status with a mandate to achieve the world-class status over a period of 10 years.
The new advertisement has set a month’s deadline to accept applications for the vice chairman’s post. UGC also does not have a regular chairman.
The Commission directed varsities to engage students in events like the reading of the preamble in morning assemblies and organising lectures on fundamental duties.
JRN Rajasthan Vidyapeeth, Allahabad Agricultural Institute (AAI), Institute of Advanced Studies in Education (IASE), Rajasthan and Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation, Tamil Nadu are under a probe.
The Armed Forces Flag Day falls on December 7 and the defence ministry had sent a communication to the UGC on the need to promote this event.
The Supreme Court heard in a case that a number of deemed-to-be universities were calling themselves universities and asked the UGC to prevent this.
Universities running courses in Life Sciences and Zoology and having facilities for animal dissection are mandated to register themselves with the committee to ensure that the rules are not violated.
CBSE UGC NET 2017: The examination will be conducted at test centres in 91 cities across the country. UGC NET will be held in three shifts.
The letter, sent to all central universities on November 2, asks institutes to submit the fund utilisation certificates in the format provided by the commission.
Teesta Setalvad also wondered why there had been no reports of lynching in the previous regime. “The storm troopers on the streets function with an understanding and belief that the regime at the top protects them,” she said.
The UGC’s Standing Committee examined 10 court judgments on the subject and recommended that the Allahabad High Court’s verdict should be applied to all universities.
UGC NET admit card 2017: The paper will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on November 5, 2017. It will be held at centres in 91 cities across the country.