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UGC issues quality mandate for improving higher education system

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has in its efforts to retain the morale and ..

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UGC asks universities to observe May 21 as Anti-Terrorism Day

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed varsities and higher educational institutions to observe 21 May as Anti-Terrorism ..

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Poetry plagiarism by Deepa Nisanth: UGC issues notice to college principal

Thrissur: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a notice to the principal of Sree Kerala Varma College in connection with ..


UGC bans distance learning degree programmes in agriculture

New Delhi: The Delhi University Wednesday said it has undertaken the process of revising its undergraduate programmes, a move that ..


4,305 journals removed from UGC-approved list: Minister

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has removed 4,305 journals from its list of approved journals based on "careful ..


UGC asks varsities to announce guidelines for re-evaluation of answer sheets

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all universities to bring out clear guidelines detailing the procedure ..


Tamil Nadu opposes repeal of UGC Act

Chennai:Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday strongly opposed the draft bill on Higher Education Commission of India ..


Academicians give thumbs down to Centre's move to scrap UGC

New Delhi: The Centre's decision to scrap the University Grants Commission (UGC) and bring in a new regulatory body in the higher ..

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CM opposes Centre's move to replace UGC with HECI

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today came out against the Centre's decision to replace the University ..


UGC grants full autonomy to 62 higher educational institutes; JNU, BHU, AMU in the list

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) today approved full autonomy for 62 higher educational institutions, including JNU, ..


Centre rejects rules for reservation in university lecturer appointments

Thiruvananthapuram: The Centre has rejected the rules employed by Kerala government for appointment of lecturers in universities in ..

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Distance education courses to be equalized to regular courses

New Delhi: The Central government on Friday declared that the degree, diploma and certificate courses of the distance education institutions ..


UGC directs to design courses to enable students face crises

Thiruvananthapuram: University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed the state universities that the courses should be designed to make ..

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'Eminent' govt institutes free to admit extra foreign students

New Delhi: The government 'Institutions of Eminence' will be free to admit extra foreign students, fix their fees and ink collaborations ..


ODL programmes: UGC invited applications from institutions

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has invited online applications in the prescribed format from all eligible Higher Educational ..


Upload accurate data on KYC portal, VCs told

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has directed vice-chancellors of all the universities to upload accurate data about their ..


Call for Atal incubation centres

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has today invited applications from universities and colleges affiliated to universities ..


National fellowship for SC students: Revised list published

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has cancelled the list of selected candidates for National Fellowship for SC students published ..


Call for proposals under Star College scheme

New Delhi: The Department of Biotechnology has invited applications from colleges of all the states and union territories of India ..


UGC directions on Med admissions in Deemed Varsities

Kozhikode: The University Grants Commission has addressed the Vice-Chancellors of all Deemed Universities offering Medical/Dental Courses, ..


HRD Ministry to organise programmes to popularise Yoga

New Delhi: Ahead of Yoga Day, the Ministry of Human Resource Development is busy in organising various programmes to popularise Yoga ..


Govt not to allow cash fees payments in varsities, colleges

New Delhi: The government has directed all universities and higher educational institutions across the country to ensure that no fees ..


UGC, AICTE to be history soon; govt to bring HEERA

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) are soon going to be a thing ..

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UGC Faculty Development Programme

Thiruvananthapuram: The University of Kerala has directed the colleges affiliated to it to invite applications for the UGC's Faculty ..


Don't publish Aadhaar number of Ph.D scholars: UGC

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has directed the Vice Chancellors of all Universities not to publish or display the Aadhaar ..


Panel formed to review UGC pay review recommendations: Javadekar

New Delhi: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said a committee has been formed to look into University Grants Commission ..


UGC releases list of over 35,000 approved journals

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved over 35,000 journals and the research work published in them would be ..


Release overdue grant of Rs 11 cr for fellowships: JNU to UGC

New Delhi: The JNU administration has written to University Grants Commission (UGC) demanding that grant worth Rs 11 crore, which is ..


UGC asks VCs to ensure proper training for Yoga Day events

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has written to universities across the country, asking them to ensure an "elaborate ..


UGC brings fellowship schemes brought under DBT

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has brought its fellowship schemes under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to ensure ..


UGC announces scholarships, fellowships

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has today announced the list of award of Scholarship and Fellowship for the year 2016-17 ..


UGC directs varsities to include photograph, Aadhar in degrees

New Delhi: The UGC has directed all universities and educational institutions to introduce identification mechanisms like student's ..


Endeavour scholarships, fellowships

Kozhikode: The Australian Government has invited applications for 'Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships' from high achieving ..


UGC for revision of syllabi

Kochi : The University Grants Commission has directed all the universities throughout the country under its ambit to ensure compliance ..


Ph.D via distant mode is not valid: UGC

Kochi: The University Grants Commission has clarified that Ph D. degrees which are pursued either full time or part time will be treated ..


UGC identifies 5 varsities to commence yoga dept

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has identified five universities to start the Yoga Department and courses on Yoga ..


AMU, Allahabad university identified as non-performers by HRD

New Delhi: Prestigious varsities such as Aligarh Muslim University and Allahabad University have been identified as "non-performers" ..


Upload details of Ph.D scholars on website: UGC

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has today directed the universities to upload details of Ph.D scholars on their websites ..


UGC notification on scholars binding, JNU tells Delhi HC

New Delhi: The Jawaharlal Nehru University administration on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that the UGC notification that a professor ..


Universities will be asked to provide information on website

Coimbatore: In order to know the authentic details about the universities across the country, the UGC has asked them to upload all ..


Applications invited for UGC chairmanship

Kochi: Applications have been invited for the post of Chairman of University Grants Commission. A Search-Cum-Selection Committee constituted ..


Kerala gets another "Deemed" varsity

Kochi: As against the prevailing rules and the stipulations, the University Grants Commission has granted deemed to be university status ..


UGC asks central varsities to revise their curricula

New Delhi: The central varsities have been asked by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to review and revise their curricula, at ..


HRD to bring 'graded regulatory mechanism' in UGC

New Delhi: The HRD ministry will bring in a "graded regulatory mechanism" as part of key reforms in the University Grants ..


JNU Academic Council approves several proposals

New Delhi: The Academic Council of JNU today approved several proposals including adoption of a UGC gazette notification(May 5,2016) ..