University Grants

Common entrance test for central varsities to be conducted in 2022-23: UGC

There are 41 central universities in India and the University Grants Commission under the Union education ministry plans to streamline the admissions in these institutions.

published on : 18th July 2021

Offer NCC as elective, UGC tells varsities

The option of pursuing NCC as an academic subject is currently being offered to students who are enrolled as NCC cadets.

published on : 13th July 2021

UGC asks educational institutions to put up banners thanking PM for free vaccination: Sources

In a WhatsApp message sent to various university officials Sunday, UGC Secretary Rajnish Jain also asked the institutions to share the banners on their social media pages.

published on : 21st June 2021

UGC questions Christ University over online exams

In a letter to the university, the UGC South West Regional Office also brought into question the institute’s mode of evaluation.

published on : 21st June 2021

UGC panel prepares draft guidelines for 'blended teaching' in universities, colleges

The UGC has sought suggestions and feedback from various stakeholders on the draft concept note by June 6.

published on : 21st May 2021

UGC’s 'Tenet' moment

The UGC’s policy fruition should put stereotypes to rest and kickstart autogenous launches for its policy missiles to fire in the right direction.

published on : 11th April 2021

COVID-19: UGC grants six months extension to MPhil, PhD students for thesis submission

The UGC had on April 29 issued guidelines on examination and academic calendar for the universities in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown.

published on : 4th December 2020

HRD Ministry’s move to scrap UGC evokes mixed response

Former Vice Chancellor of the University of Madras, says, “Like in many foreign countries, the Centre should have a single regulatory body replacing various regulatory bodies like UGC"

published on : 28th June 2018

Centre to scrap UGC, bring in Higher Education Commission of India

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said a draft act is in accordance with the commitment of the government to reform the regulatory mechanism to provide "more autonomy" to higher education institutes.

published on : 27th June 2018

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

Prakash Javadekar hailed as "historic" the UGC move which will enable the selected institutes to decide their admission procedure, fee structure and curriculum.

published on : 21st March 2018