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University Grants Commission


CUCET for undergraduate admissions not to be implemented from 2021-22 session: UGC

July 19, 2021 9:22 am

The Ministry of Education had earlier announced that the admission to the universities will be based on a common entrance test.

From JEE Main, NEET-UG 2021 exam dates to reopening colleges, schools: Top education news this week

July 20, 2021 2:30 pm

Top education new this week: The NTA announced exam dates for JEE Main (April and May) 2021, NEET-UG 2021. Several states announced class 10 board exam results and the UGC also released a fresh academic calendar for the 2021-22 session.

UGC finalises draft for Indian, global institutions offering joint or dual degrees

February 21, 2021 10:58 am

According to the draft UGC regulations 2021, higher education institutions of India can collaborate with foreign counterparts for credit recognition and transfer, twinning arrangement as well as offer degrees

UGC asks varsities to encourage students to take ‘cow science’ exam

February 18, 2021 9:46 am

Apart from English and Hindi, the exam will be conducted in 10 regional languages — Gujarati, Sanskrit, Punjabi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Bengali, Telugu and Odia.

No proposal to relax UGC-NET requirement for lectureship posts: Nishank

February 11, 2021 9:35 pm

"The University Grants Commission (UGC) has informed that there is no proposal at present to relax the UGC NET exam for lectureship posts," Nishank said

UGC extends master's degree completion date for NET-2018 batch

January 24, 2021 9:45 am

ln the interest of the affected candidates, UGC has taken a decision to extend the last date for completing the Master's degree or equivalent course with requisite percentage of marks as per the eligibility of NET till  December 31, as per the official notice.

Indian students now have Academic Bank of Credit, Liberal education degrees based on self-chosen curriculum on offer

January 22, 2021 5:26 pm

Students can also choose the entire course as per their choice. If a student does that without falling in a particular subject domain and earns total credits required for a UG degree to be awarded by a university. Such UG degree may be specified as Bachelor of Liberal Education (B. LE.)

Celebrate Subhash Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary as Prakram Diwas: UGC tells varsities

January 21, 2021 2:24 pm

On the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, UGC in a letter addressed to vice-chancellors of higher education institutes across India asked to organise seminars, lectures, sports, cultural activities etc dedicated to Bose around the year.

There is no doubt that Indian higher education requires reforms

January 16, 2021 9:09 am

Legal action against Scihub and Libgen frames problem of control and governance of knowledge in a globalised world.

UGC paves way for IoEs to set up campuses abroad

January 09, 2021 9:10 am

The functioning of the off shore campuses shall be reviewed by an Empowered Experts Committee “independently and/or along with the IOE”.