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University Grants Commission


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.

Fix last date of UG admissions after CBSE Class 12 Board result: UGC to varsities

July 14, 2022 9:30 am

UG Admission Deadline for Undergraduate Admissions, CBSE Class 12th Results 2022 Updates: “It has come to the notice that some universities have started registration in UG courses for the season 2022-23. In this scenario, the students from CBSE will be deprived of admission in the undergraduate courses if the last date is fixed by the universities prior to CBSE result declaration,” UGC Secretary Rajnish Jain said.

Common entrance test for admission to PG courses too, but not must: UGC

May 21, 2022 9:58 am

The two-hour-long entrance test will be held in the last week of July, UGC chairperson Prof M Jagadesh Kumar said, as he launched the application window for the test which will be anchored by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

UGC announces CUET for admissions to postgraduate programmes; registration begins

May 19, 2022 6:51 pm

The application window will close on June 18 while the test will be held in the last week of July, the UGC Chairman announced on Twitter.

Fee structure, funding mechanism unclear: Experts express concerns over UGC regulations for international collaborations

May 11, 2022 9:33 am

In the draft regulations, the benchmark was kept at the top 500 universities in global rankings, which has been stretched to the top 1000. UGC chairman Jagadesh Kumar said, "It is only to allow more institutes to partner and offer more choices to the students."  

Islamabad seeks clarification on UGC notice saying it won’t recognise degrees from Pakistan

April 25, 2022 8:05 pm

In the notice issued on April 22, the UGC and the AICTE said Indians who intend to take admission in any educational institution of Pakistan 'shall not be eligible for seeking employment or higher studies in India'.

Explained: UGC rules for tie-ups between Indian and foreign universities

April 23, 2022 2:54 pm

The amended UGC regulations will expand the ambit of academic collaborations between Indian and foreign higher educational institutions.

UGC eases norms for dual, joint degrees with foreign universities

April 21, 2022 9:47 am

Students enrolling in the jointly-offered programmes will be able to earn a specific percentage of the course credit, depending on the type of programme, at a foreign university. The amendments would allow them to have the study abroad experience while being in a course in India.

Explained: How to pursue 2 university degrees at once

April 13, 2022 9:05 am

The University Grants Commission is allowing students to pursue two academic programmes simultaneously at the higher education level. What are the subject combinations that a student will be allowed to take up? How practical is the idea?

AICTE, UGC to organise crossword contest: Check how to apply, eligibility

March 19, 2022 9:09 am

This year, the National Inter-college Crossword Contest 2022 (NICE-22) will be held in a hybrid mode and candidates can register on