Under the UGC Act, the HRD ministry has the power to declare any institution a “deemed to be university” (DU).
Directors of IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay had earlier specified that since the IITs and the UGC are two separate systems.
The UGC must leave the IIT ecosystem alone.
Two professors write to President, allege violation of Central Universities Act.
At present, 16 IITs across the country function as “apex institutions for engineering education and research” under the HRD.
In 2013-14 academic year, 4,709 students had enrolled in first year BMM across various affiliated colleges of Mumbai University.
IISc’s FYUP, also introduced in 2011, is for BS degrees.
Because this government’s actions are brewing potential education sector troubles
GU got its first NAAC accreditation in 2007 after Parimal Trivedi took over as vice-chancellor in 2006.
The initiative aims at transparency in admissions and prevention of unfair practices in colleges.
The notice comes five days after the UGC sent a letter to AMU asking it to comment on the girl’s complaint.
DU administration has constituted a committee to look into the issue, UGC too has constituted a committee.
Wait for admissions at Delhi University, boasting the country’s premier educational institutions, becomes longer every year.
It was this licence raj that prevented Kapil Sibal from allowing 1,500 new universities to be built.
More awareness needed for UGC approved courses, say authorities.