Friday, Sep 30, 2022

University Grants Commission (UGC)


Create student-friendly portal for admission via CUET PG score: UGC to varsities

September 26, 2022 9:19 am

UGC has urged all participating universities (state, private, deemed-to-be universities) to create student-friendly websites and web portals that will help ease the admission process for all postgraduate courses in which the CUET PG 2022 score will be considered as an eligibility criteria.

Panel formed for UGC, AICTE to work together on higher education policies

September 22, 2022 9:22 am

The development comes at a time when the government is planning to introduce the Bill to set up HECI in the winter session of Parliament.

UGC reiterates anti-ragging regulations, ask to ensure all necessary measures in place, changes procedure to file complaints

September 20, 2022 9:23 am

Students in distress can call on the National Anti-Ragging Helpline– 1800-180-5522, or email at In cases of emergency UGC’s monitoring agency, Centre for Youth (C4Y) can be contacted on 09818044577.

After failing to get 'National Importance' status, NCERT vies for ‘deemed university’ tag

September 13, 2022 10:44 am

NCERT, an autonomous academic body advising the Centre on matters of school education, is learned to have applied to the University Grants Commission (UGC) for the “deemed university” status under the de novo category.

Here's how the UGC identifies fake universities

September 14, 2022 11:53 am

University Grants Commission (UGC) chairman Jagadesh Kumar requests the general public to get in touch with the higher education regulator if they find any institution offering degrees in contravention of its rules.

These 21 universities are 'fake', highest number from Delhi: UGC

September 16, 2022 4:22 pm

Apart from Delhi, universities from UP, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Odisha, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh are also listed.

Former UGC chairman Dhirendra Pal appointed education adviser to CM Yogi Adityanath

August 22, 2022 3:07 am

Singh, who served as the UGC chairman from 2018 to 2021, also remained vice-chancellor of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi; Dr HS Gour University, Sagar; and Devi Ahilya University, Indore, the state government said in a press release. 

Refund full fees if student cancels admission: UGC to universities

August 04, 2022 5:43 pm

Most universities' academic sessions commence in mid-August and September. With this new directive, the fee refund policy will be extended to October 31 for the current academic session.

AICTE and UGC to be merged? Govt revives plan for a new higher education regulator

July 31, 2022 12:42 pm

The previous draft of the Bill — Higher Education Council of India (Repeal of University Grants Commission Act) Bill’ — was introduced in January, 2018. But it was never finalised, and within two years, the NEP, 2020, was announced.

CBSE Results 2022: Board asks UGC to order varsities to await Class 12 results for admissions

July 11, 2022 2:47 pm

The CBSE letter came in the wake of Mumbai University (MU) starting admissions to undergraduate programmes at degree colleges without waiting for the Indian School Certificate (ISC) exam, which is administered by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), and the CBSE Class 12 results.


CUET 2022 registration begins today: Websites to check

April 07, 2022 12:19 am

The registration process for CUET, which started on April 6, will continue till May 6, 2022. The exam is scheduled to take place in July, but the final date has not been announced yet.