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UGC asks Mumbai academy to withdraw its courses

National Academy of Event Management and Development (NAEMD) has come under scanner for offering undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in various disciplines of event management, which are not recognised by the UGC under the UGC Act, 1956.

Maharashtra: Centre’s digital database to aid UGC in fight against fake degrees

While 10 lakh degrees of MU students have already been uploaded on the portal, participation drive for other educational institutions is underway, and is likely to be completed in six months.


Implement UGC norms while selecting assistant professors: Madras HC to TN govt

The apex court said the state must ensure that all selections and appointments are done strictly as per UGC rules, as well as with reference to the statute and rules of the state government.

Research published in pay-and-publish journals won’t count: UGC panel

The four-member panel was formed by the UGC late last year after The Indian Express published a series of investigative reports on how India has emerged as one of the biggest markets for “predatory” publishers of substandard research journals.

Follow last year’s criteria for admissions, extend registration deadline, HC tells Delhi University

A bench of Justice Anu Malhotra and Justice Talwant Singh asked the university to extend its registration till June 22. As of Friday night, 2.34 lakh students had signed up for various courses.

UGC writes to VCs of all varsities to observe Yoga Day on June 21, hold mass demonstration

UGC asked colleges and universities to follow a protocol prescribed by the Ayush Ministry. Also, the higher education institutes are asked to upload the events of the day on the UGC portal.


UGC asks institutes to fill teaching vacancies, puts a cap of 6 months on hiring process

The HEIs need to update all the vacant posts, reservation detail et al on the website of the National Higher Education Research Center (NHERC) -

UGC to review quality of PhD thesis for doctoral degrees awarded in last 10 years

The move comes following concern raised by various quarters about degrading the quality of research in the country and duplication of subjects on which PhDs are pursued.

Universities to observe Anti-Terrorism day on May 21: UGC

"Every year May 21 is observed as Anti-Terrorism day in India to wean away the youth from terrorism and showing as to how it is prejudicial to the national interest," the commission said in a letter to vice chancellors

UGC proposes initiative paving way for inter-varsity degrees

UGC vice-chairman professor Bhushan Patwardhan, speaking on the sidelines of the ongoing three-day Training of Teachers (ToT) for Student Induction Programme (SIP)here, said the proposal was similar to that existing in some foreign universities.

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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