UGC News

UGC revises curriculum of UG/ PG programmes

Recently, the University of Delhi has revised the curriculum of all the undergraduate programmes based on learning outcomes based curriculum framework (LOCF)

HRD directs UGC to set up panel to inquire into allegations of varsities selling fake degrees

The directive has been issued following media reports alleging that a racket is prevailing in several parts of the country where agents would claim to arrange degrees of recognised universities without the need for students to attend classes


UGC asks all faculty, students to walk 10,000 steps as PM Modi to launch Fit India movement

The higher educational institutes have been directed to prepare and implement a fitness plan, incorporate sports, exercise, physical activities for fitness into the daily routine.

UGC targets 30% enrollment in higher education by 2020 from present's 25.4%

The number of students enrolled in higher education system has gone up to about 3.66 crore in 2017-18. The GER rose to 25.4 per cent in 2017-18, while the aim is to increase it to 30 per cent by 2020

UGC releases fake universities list running in India

The eight educational institutions from Uttar Pradesh are labelled as fake, while seven are from Delhi. Every year, UGC releases a list of fake universities ahead of the college admissions

UGC lists this varsity as 'fake', director says 'only non-affiliated'

UGC's list has names of eight fake universities in the national capital. We visited one of them -- Vishwakarma Open University for Self Employment (VOUSE) -- to check out the manner of its functioning.


UGC committee recommends four-year undergraduate courses to boost research

The NEP panel led by former ISRO chief K Kasturirangan, which submitted its report to the new HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank', has recommended re-introduction of the four-year course as part of the undergraduate reforms

UGC names 14 more names for Institute of Eminence tag

AMU, Ashoka University, KREA University fail to make the cut

UGC may allow pursuing multiple degrees simultaneously, sets panel to revisit the idea

The UGC has set up a panel headed by its Vice Chairman Bhushan Patwardhan to examine the issue of pursuing two degree programmes simultaneously from the same university or different universities either through distance mode, online mode or part time mode.

HRD Minister releases 'Deeksharambh', an UGC guide to student induction programme

To spread awareness about Deeksharambh - Student Induction Programme (SIP) in Higher Education Institutions and its stakeholders, UGC has decided to conduct awareness programmes and training programme for teachers in different regions of the country

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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