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No final decision yet on merger of UGC, AICTE: HRD minister

University Grants Commission regulates the universities across the country and AICTE acts as a regulator for engineering, pharmacy, management and other technical education colleges.

JNU fee hike: Committee to start dialogue between JNUSU, administration; submit report to HRD

The committee, to be funded by the UGC, consists of VS Chauhan, former chairperson, University Grants Commission (UGC); Anil Sahasrabudhe, chairperson of All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE); and Rajnish Jain, secretary of UGC.


Lt governor Jammu Kashmir asks for job-oriented higher education at vice-chancellor's meet

Murmu observed that higher education institutions must introspect to bring reforms in their curriculum that would enable graduates to acquire the competencies required by employers or the skills required to be self-employed.

UGC NET admit card 2019: Don't forget to carry these five things to exam centre

Check here how to download the admit card for UGC NET 2019 and list of documents that you need to carry on the exam day

Ask students to wear khadi for convocation, special occasions: UGC to varsities

"The use of Khadi and other handlooms will not only give a sense of pride of being Indian but also be more comfortable in hot and humid weather," the UGC said.

Social media etiquettes, pranayam part of UGC's 'life skills' curriculum

The commission had recently launched "Jeevan Kaushal", a life skills programme in the curriculum for under-graduate courses across the country


UGC declares this decade-old institute 'not-recognised'

National Institute of Management Solutions (NIMS), Janakpuri, New Delhi is fake and cannot impart any undergraduate or postgraduate courses in either distance or regular mode, claims UGC.

Award credit points, promotions on basis of 'quality' of published work, not quantity: UGC tells VCs

Credit-allotment and award of research degrees must be based on the quality of the published work rather than just numbers,” a UGC letter sent to VCs of all the universities read.

Indian perspective missing in global university rankings: UGC

As per the 'Times Higher Education World University Rankings' announced recently, no Indian university figured in the list of top 300 academic institutions.

UGC should act as enablers rather than regulators: Former DU VC Dinesh Singh

The former DU VC said the formulation of policies reflects a “leftist and socialist” mindset and there is a fascination with forming policies

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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