The universities have been asked to submit annual accounts, status of accreditation and statistics of students admitted below minimum qualification.
In a letter dated July 17, 2015, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked universities across India to furnish information on the status of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan on their campuses.
UGC has asked universities to avoid “elements” in the syllabus which may “advance the agenda of terrorism” to telling them to use “handloom fabric” for ceremonial dresses in their new notification.
According to the PU administration, principals are appointed on the basis of their seniority.
A ministry statement after the meeting also stated that ‘all VCs assured that their preparations are complete and they will be starting CBCS this academic session’.
The portal also covers 35,000 colleges conducting at least 20,000 programmes in non-technical education.
The complainant in connection with the alleged molestation case involving her professor at St Stephen’s college, has refused to appear before the ICC so far, saying she is “seeking redress elsewhere”.
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Tawde, holds the significant portfolio of Ministry of School, Higher and Technical Education, along with Culture.
The notice also says an online essay competition can be organised and the best students shall be awarded with prizes and certificates.
While UGC has asked all central universities to implement the new format from the upcoming session, DU is yet to direct its colleges.
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.
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