The government had in 2016 allowed statutory examination conducting bodies to deploy low powered jammers in examination halls in order to prevent use of unfair means through radio frequency-based devices
“Ten different teams have been set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to look into the suggestions. One such proposals from Gujarat for sector-based universities would be looked into and will reflect in the final draft,” UGC Chairman DP Singh said.
A Letter of Intent for granting the IoE status has been issued to five private universities including Amrita Vidyapeetham, Tamil Nadu; Jamia Hamdard University; Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Odisha; and Bharti Institute, Mohali
The UGC's comments comes in the wake of a row triggered by allegations from Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU), which on Monday said the varsity was trying to impose Hindi by making it a compulsory subject at the undergraduate BA and B Tech courses.