The University Grants Commission (UGC) came into existence on 28th December 1953 and became a statutory Organization of the Government of India by an Act of Parliament in 1956, for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of teaching, examination and research in university education. UGC approved universities in 2020. These universities are private, deemed, state and central list, they are:
- Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur
- Adikavi Nannaya University, East Godavari
- Andhra University, Walter
- Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam
Professional councils are responsible for recognition of courses, promotion of professional institutions and providing grants to undergraduate programmes and various awards. The statutory professional directorates are All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) Medical Council of India (MCI).
UGC campaigns enable companies to reach consumers in a fundamentally new way. With the right approach and strategy, brands of all sizes can engage customers with an unprecedented sense of authenticity. By doing so, companies can drive huge attention from consumers and also get positive business results.
Due to the pandemic that has hit the world, the HRD minister Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal announced that the University Grants Commission (UGC) has been advised to revisit guidelines for intermediate and Terminal Semester examinations, the UGC panel on Thursday recommended scrapping the final year examinations. This decision was taken after a large no. of educational institutions showed their inability to conduct the examination on the scheduled date. The recent announcements and decisions advise the UGC council and panel to grade students on the basis of their internal examinations. Meanwhile, four majorly populated states – Maharashtra, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, and Haryana – have already scrapped the university and college exams in their states.
Higher Education System has always been exceptional in our country, India. The system testified to be grown higher in the post-independence period. Many of us are not informed of the fact that India has developed so miraculously that today, we can take the pleasure of acquiring in the world’s third-largest education system. The system is being controlled by UGC, the main governing body of tertiary education. Now attaining higher education is not a dream to some people. It is a reality for one and one.
UGC in India provides recognition to universities in India, and expenses of funds to such recognized universities and colleges. The main aim and motto of UGC in higher education is to provide endowments to universities and equal, determine and maintain the ethics in organisations of higher education. The commission upholds the interpretation among the academies, government and the association. UGC also offers unbiased and honoured expert guidance to the Government on the strategic development and resource requirements of higher education in Hong Kong.
Higher studies hold a lot of importance in today’s times. With the world changing into a technological hub, higher studies stand very important. With the help of UGC, many aspiring students are getting the opportunity to go in for a higher level of education and make their career strong. India is growing and so is the 3rd largest educational system in the world.