University Grants Commission Issues Warning with Updated Fake Unaccredited University List
University Grants Commission Sounds Alarm on Fake Universities. Check State-Wise List of Fake Universities.
Educational News: As the academic year’s admission season, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has sounded the alarm by flagging close to 20 ‘fake’ universities nationwide.
A Word of Caution for Prospective Students
In a proactive move to guard students against enrolling in unauthorized institutions, the UGC urges students to cross-check with the official UGC website before committing to any university.
The University Grants Commission’s primary objective is to equip students with the knowledge of both recognized and fraudulent universities, ensuring they make informed decisions when seeking higher education.
Understanding What Qualifies as a University
The UGC, in its official notification, highlighted the criteria a university must meet. Notably, degrees can only be conferred by institutions established under a State, Central, or Provincial Act. Alternatively, institutions should be specifically empowered to bestow degrees according to the UGC Act of 1956.
Direct Communication to Unrecognized Entities
Adding gravity to the situation, the UGC has directly reached out to the vice chancellors of these flagged ‘fake universities’. Their letter explicitly states, “Your institution is not a ‘University’ as defined by Sections 2(f) and 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. Yet, you continue to mislead students by issuing degrees, exploiting the ‘University’ title, and causing widespread deception.”
The UGC’s central concern revolves around innocent students falling prey to these unaccredited establishments. Emphasizing the severity of the issue, the commission clarified that degrees granted by these institutions would neither hold validity nor be recognized for higher studies or employment.
The concluding note from UGC demands a swift response. These universities have been given a 15-day window to provide a compliance report, asserting they have ceased awarding any degrees.
State-Wise List of Fake Universities as on September , 2023 ( List of Fake Universities)
UGC has written to the concerned States Govt. Departments of Higher Education/ Principal Secretaries and States for take appropriate action against the fake Institutions. Check the list.
List of Fake Universities in Andhra Pradesh 2023
Here’s the 2023 list of fake universities operating in Andhra Pradesh. Ensure you cross-check before making any academic decisions.
|Christ New Testament Deemed University, Guntur
|Bible Open University of India, Visakhapatnam
List of Fake Universities in Delhi 2023
Here’s the 2023 compilation of fake universities operating in Delhi. Ensure you check this list before considering enrollment or affiliations.
|All India Institute of Public and Physical Health Sciences (AIIPHS) State Government University
|Commercial University Ltd, Daryaganj
|United Nations University, Delhi
|Vocational University, Delhi
|ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House
|Indian Institute of Science and Engineering
|Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment, Rozgar Sewasadan
|Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University)
List of Fake Universities in Karnataka 2023
Stay informed and be cautious: Here’s the 2023 list of unaccredited universities in Karnataka. Ensure you double-check before enrolling!
|Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society
List of Fake Universities in Kerala 2023
Stay informed: Here’s the 2023 list of unaccredited institutions in Kerala. Ensure you cross-check with UGC’s official notifications before considering enrollment.
|St John’s University, Kishanattam
List of Fake Universities in Maharashtra 2023
In 2023, Maharashtra witnessed the unveiling of fake educational institutions. Raja Arabic University in Nagpur found its name on the dubious list issued by the UGC.
|Raja Arabic University, Nagpur
List of Fake Universities in Puducherry 2023
In 2023, Puducherry has witnessed the identification of dubious educational institutions. Stay informed and be cautious of the following fake university operating in the region.
|Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education
List of Fake Universities in Uttar Pradesh 2023
Here’s the 2023 list of fake universities in Uttar Pradesh. Ensure your academic choices are legitimate and recognized
|Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad
|National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur
|Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh
|Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Bharat Bhawan
List of Fake Universities in West Bengal 2023
Stay informed and vigilant! Here’s the updated 2023 list of fake universities operating in West Bengal.
|Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata
|Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, Kolkata
A Timely Reminder
For students on the brink of deciding their academic future, this timely update serves as a crucial reminder. Always ensure thorough research, validate institutional credentials, and be wary of falling into the trap of these “Fake Universities” loopholes.
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