The University Grants Commission (UGC) has declared 24 institutions claiming to be fake universities, based on complaints received from students, parents, the general public, and through electronic press.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has stepped up its efforts against fake institutions and has declared 24 “self-proclaimed” institutions “fake”. Most operate in Uttar Pradesh, followed by Delhi. Higher education institutions also found that two institutions violate the standards.
Federal Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradun informed him by answering a written question to Lok Sabha. “Based on complaints received from students, parents, the general public and through the electronic press, the UGC has declared 24 institutions claiming the university is bogus,” Pradhan said. He also claimed that the two universities violated the UGC Act of 1956. Pradan said: “The case of Lucknow’s Baltiya Siksha Parishad and New Delhi’s IIPM is a court ruling.”
According to the government, eight universities in Uttar Pradesh, seven universities in Delhi, two universities in Orissa and two universities in West Bengal are bogus. There were also bogus universities in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Pondicherry and Maharashtra. List of fake universities in India:
Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi
Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Allahabad
National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur
Mahila Gram Vidyapith, Allahabad
Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Mathura
Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Open University, Aligarh
Pratapgarh and Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Noida
Commercial University Ltd, Delhi
Vishwakarma Open University for Self Employment, Delhi
ADR Centric Juridicial University, Delhi
Vocational University, Delhi
Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), Delhi
Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, Delhi
United Nations University, Delhi
Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, Kolkata
Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata
Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Rourkela
North Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Mayurbhanj
Christ New Testament Deemed University, Guntur
Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, Puducherry
Raja Arabic University, Nagpur
St John’s University, Kishanattam
Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Belgaum
Pradan detailed the actions taken by UGC against bogus and unaccredited universities, stating: “UGC has published notices on the list of bogus universities / institutions in newspapers. my national newspaper in hindi and english. Regarding actions UGC has taken against unaccredited or bogus universities, Pradan said: “UGC published a public notice on the list of bogus universities / institutions in national newspapers in Hindi and English.
The commission also notified state agencies to take action against these agencies, he said. “If a self-proclaimed organization is found or operates in violation of the UGC Act of 1956, an unauthorized authority that issues an invalid title will receive a notice of reason and a warning. “
The Education Ministry added in a statement to Lok Sabha that UGC said the following actions will be taken against these bogus / unaccredited universities:
- UGC is a national English, Hindi and English language newspaper.
- UGC will send letters to Secretary of State, Secretary of Education and Secretary of Education to take action against dishonest universities / institutions under their jurisdiction.
- Reasons / Notices issued to unauthorized organizations Notifications are invalid if the self-proclaimed organization is found / recorded in violation of the UGC Act of 1956.