The UGC plans to introduce CBCS in varsities across India starting this year.
Delhi Police registered an FIR against Arindam Chaudhuri, founder of IIPM, on the basis of a complaint by the UGC of “misleading, cheating and fooling” students as its courses were not recognised by authority.
CAT had ordered NDA to follow UGC guidelines while calculating past services of civilian academic officers.
Students at the protest said they were opposed to the Central Universities Act as it would compromise the autonomy of universities.
It is seen as a tacit endorsement of the UPA regime’s decision.
The committee observed that the UGC has ‘not been able to deal with emerging diverse complexities’.
The UGC has recently granted Rs 1 crore fund to the VNSGU for setting up of the Hindi department.
Students said like the FYUP, the CBCS dilutes the quality of Honours courses & overburdens students
Visva-Bharati University Vice-Chancellor Sushanta Dutta Gupta’s decision to abolish the quota system last year had sparked protests.
The guideline issued by UGC in 2011 was based on Wildlife Protection Act 1972 sans 2001 amendments.
It has also pointed at a large number of vacancies for teaching staff and irrational recruitment.
‘The new methodology being adopted by the institute was more expensive as two sets of examiners had to be hired.’
There is a glaring disparity in the orders issued for teachers at the main campus and those working in affiliated colleges.
The ministry had earlier directed all central varsities to implement the system from coming academic session.
State universities, meanwhile, are governed by state Acts with most universities having their own Act.