This was revealed by University Grants Commission chairman Jagadesh Kumar at an interaction on Monday.
It has also issued an advisory to all the educational institutions to protect the students from bullying and harassment.
Public universities will offer the add-on courses during different semesters of UG programmes
The chief secretary advised for relocation of higher secondary schools to the nearest high schools or any other location with separate construction plans.
The Higher Education department asked the new universities to immediately get the affiliation fee already paid by colleges transferred from the parent affiliating universities.
However, the audit noticed that no specific policy on college affiliation has been formulated yet by Higher Education department.
A reply to a Right to Information query, provided by the Higher Education Department, showed that Jacob John was appointed to the post with effect from August 8, 2017.
The revised structure comes as a relief to many students in the current academic year.
Devaraj said a complaint has been lodged with the regional joint director of collegiate education R Pon Muthuramalingam, who assured them to intervene in the issue.
Given that these missing certificates could be used to forge PG certificates, the university authorities promptly initiated an inquiry into the matter.
The academic session for first year undergraduate students of government arts and science colleges will commence on July 3, the higher education department announced on Wednesday.