Jagadesh Kuma

Common University Entrance Test to replace existing college admission methods from July

There are 45 central universities funded by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The syllabus of the CUET will be mirrored with the Class 12 model syllabus of the NCERT.

published on : 22nd March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022: Today's youth want to be lifelong learners, NEP can meet their needs, says UGC chief

"How we make higher educational institutions relevant to the aspirations of the youth is the challenge that we have in front of us and the NEP lays down the pipeline to realise this," he said

published on : 8th March 2022

JNU VVice-Chancellor Jagadesh to head UGC

The appointment orders, issued on Friday, said that his term will begin from the date of assumption of charge, or till he attains the age of 65 years, or until further orders.

published on : 5th February 2022

JNU Students' Union, Teachers' Association question appointment of Jagadesh Kumar as UGC head

Moushumi Basu, secretary of JNU Teachers' Association (JNUTA), said she was "shocked" by the decision.

published on : 5th February 2022

JNU Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar appointed as University Grants Commission​ chairman

Kumar, whose tenure at JNU was marred with controversies, is currently holding the charge as acting VC of the varsity, after his tenure expired last year.

published on : 4th February 2022