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UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION NEWS

UGC proposes to regulate fee charged by deemed universities

November 29, 2019 2:40 am

The higher education regulator is working on a regulation that proposes to set up a high-powered committee to determine the “reasonableness” of the fee charged by private deemd-to-be universities.

Bengal to implement new UGC pay scale from January 1: CM Mamata Banerjee

November 05, 2019 10:26 pm

Urging the teachers to accept it wholeheartedly, Banerjee said, "Very few states have implemented the revised UGC pay scale. But, we have done it."

Indian perspective missing in global university rankings: UGC

October 01, 2019 8:08 pm

As per the 'Times Higher Education World University Rankings' announced recently, no Indian university figured in the list of top 300 academic institutions.

UGC revises curriculum of UG/ PG programmes

September 03, 2019 10:06 am

Recently, the University of Delhi has revised the curriculum of all the undergraduate programmes based on learning outcomes based curriculum framework (LOCF)

UGC panel endorses re-introduction of four-year undergraduate programme

August 05, 2019 5:32 am

The recommendation has been made by a four-member panel headed by Professor P Balaram, former director, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

UGC may allow pursuing multiple degrees simultaneously, sets panel to revisit the idea

July 21, 2019 8:32 pm

This is not the first time the commission is examining the issue. The UGC had set up a committee in 2012 as well and consultations were held on the same but ultimately the idea was junked.

UGC to review quality of PhD thesis for doctoral degrees awarded in last 10 years

May 28, 2019 7:52 pm

The move comes following concern raised by various quarters about degrading the quality of research in the country and duplication of subjects on which PhDs are pursued.

Explained: Why some are concerned about the undergraduate ‘LOCF’ curriculum

April 26, 2019 9:50 am

What is changing, why, and why is a section of teachers — most vocally at Delhi University — opposed to the idea?

Maharashtra: University tag for Fergusson

January 23, 2019 3:24 am

The college, run by the Deccan Education Society and established by stalwarts like Lokmanya Tilak and Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, had earlier received the nod from the University Grants Commission for the new tag.

‘UGC working to reduce gap between private, public varsities’

January 04, 2019 1:15 pm

Prof Bhushan Patwardhan, Vice-Chairman, UGC said: “The UGC is concerned with the quality and affordability of education in India and is working to reduce the gap between public and private universities.”