The UGC has sought suggestions and feedback from various stakeholders on the draft concept note by June 6.
The UGC’s policy fruition should put stereotypes to rest and kickstart autogenous launches for its policy missiles to fire in the right direction.
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.
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"
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.
Prakash Javadekar hailed as "historic" the UGC move which will enable the selected institutes to decide their admission procedure, fee structure and curriculum.