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TN CM writes to Centre, opposes MHRD’s plan to disband UGC

“There is no need to disband the University Grants Commission and replace it with Higher Education Commission of India with only regulatory powers,” Palaniswami said

Higher education regulator cannot afford to be distracted by responsibility of giving grants, says Education Secretary

The government is not averse to extending the deadline for receiving feedback on the proposal to restructure UGC, but the ministry has already got many sincere responses from people, says higher education secretary R. Subrahmanyam

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Scrapping of UGC: No final decision on shifting funds-sanctioning power, says HRD Ministry

The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry had last week announced its decision to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) with the Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) by repealing the UGC Act, 1951

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An over-regulator

Draft law on revamping higher education governance raises fears of micro-management, more curbs on autonomy

UGC Act: Direct interference of govts will increase if Higher Education commission is set up, says DUTA

The HRD Ministry has asked all educationists, stakeholders and the general public to give comments and suggestions before 5 pm on July 7 on the draft, which has been released on its website.

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Govt seeks to overhaul UGC, take over its funding role

The draft Act proposes to rechristen UGC as the Higher Education Commission of India (HECI). The regulator, in its new avatar, will only focus on setting, maintaining and improving academic standards in universities. The ministry will take over its grant-giving function.

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UGC responds to Bihar plea, will inspect BIT Mesra’s Patna campus

The higher education regulator on November 9, 2015, had directed 10 deemed universities, including the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) in Pilani and the BIT in Mesra, to shut down their off-campus centres as they were “unauthorised” and set up without its permission.

Chandigarh: Coaching centres run as usual, say school-goers only attend evening classes

New entrant in UGC list of autonomous institutes: Sion’s SIES college

Apart from Mithibai and  Jai Hind, Nagindas Khandwala, Ramnarain Ruia, VJTI,  Jamnalal Bajal, KJ Somaiya and St Xavier’s colleges also enjoy autonomous status.

Recognise open, distance degrees for recruitments: Govt to PSUs

UGC scraps 100% weight for interview in PhD, MPhil, brings in test

The University Grants Commission on Thursday scrapped oral interviews, or viva voce, as the sole criterion for admission to Ph.D and M.Phil programmes

Government asks UGC to seek legal help on St Stephen’s autonomy

Representatives of Hindu College pointed out that no institution affiliated to DU can become autonomous unless the university Act is amended.

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Flawed, unjust

New reservation norms in faculty appointments threaten to diminish opportunities for Dalits, tribals and OBCs.

UGC seeks info on CBCS implementation, curriculum revision

22 DU colleges flouted UGC norms in setting up complaints panel: Survey

The survey showed that not even half of the respondents knew about the ICC in their college.

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List of fake universities running in India

Out of these twenty-four fake universities, eight are from Delhi. The list is available at the official website of University Grants Commission,

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UGC invites DU principals to talk autonomy

The Delhi University Teachers’ Association has, meanwhile, decided to stage a protest, claiming that the autonomous college scheme is a move towards privatisation.

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UGC releases fake universities list, 8 from Delhi

Last year too, UGC had released a list of such fake universities which included Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga (Bihar), Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi (UP), Commercial University Ltd Daryaganj (New Delhi), United Nations University, Delhi and Vocational University, Delhi.