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DUTA march against UGC policies

The teachers were detained at Parliament Street and Mandir Marg police stations. Their demands included restoring the 200-point roster, absorption of ad hoc and temporary teachers, and implementation of the reservation system.

UGC holding scholarship grants of researchers, alleges Mamata Banerjee

We have received complaints from various colleges and universities about UGC stopping grants for the scholarship for PhD projects under National Eligibility Test (NET), the West Bengal chief minister said.


UGC panel to probe allegations against MANUU V-C, Chancellor

The three-member panel, constituted on December 28, 2018, is headed by S K Singh, former V-C of Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, and includes UGC joint secretary Jitendra K Tripathi and V Vijayakumar, V-C of National Law University, Bhopal.

V-Cs, colleges need to act responsibly to prevent ragging cases: UGC chief

As per UGC’s latest regulations, every university or college is mandated to constitute an anti-ragging committee and also have an anti-ragging squad to perform surprise checks of hostels, canteens, bus-stands, washrooms and recreational rooms.

Fake university: UGC tells state govts to take appropriate actions

"No fake Universities have been identified in the State of Rajasthan. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur has been identified as fake University in the state of Maharashtra," HRD Minister of State Satya Pal Singh mentioned

4,305 journals removed from UGC-approved list: Satya Pal Singh

The UGC currently recognises three categories of journals -- journals indexed in "Web of Science or Scopus", those recommended by the Standing Committee and the Language Committee, and journals recommended by the universities, Satya Pal Singh said


UGC, AICTE have cleared backlog of scholarships: Javadekar

Javadekar also said the government is “positive” about the demand by research scholars for a hike in the scholarship amount.

AICTE suggests Indian authors books for engineering students, UGC promotes

Books by Indian authors and publishers will contextualise the engineering course content for students for better understanding, said UGC circular. Students, however, prefer foreign authors stating better content quality. Academicians ask for more technical books by Indian writers and focused incentivized initiatives from the government.

UGC asks varsities to observe December 7 as Armed Forces Flag Day

In a letter sent to the heads of such institutions, the commission asked them to acknowledge the 'supreme sacrifices' made by our valiant Armed Forces personnel

UGC tells colleges to hold exam on women's rights laws, toppers to get cash prize

The top prize for the test has been decided to be Rs 2,000. The second runner-up will be Rs 1,500 and subsequently there will be five prizes of Rs 1,000 each, to be given to each college

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UGC NET 2017: OMR sheet released, check answer keys at

CBSE has on Tuesday released the answer keys of UGC NET 2017 November exam