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Fake universities list put out, UGC warns students not to enrol in them

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has put out a list of 24 fake universities in the country, including eight in Delhi itself, and warned students and public not to enrol in these 24 ‘self-styled’ fake universities.

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released a list of 24 “self-styled” and fake varsities across the country including eight in the national capital.

As per the official notice, “Students and public at large are hereby informed that such 24 self-styled, unrecognised institutions functioning in contravention of the UGC Act have been declared as fake and not entitled to confer any degrees. The detailed list is at UGC website, ugc.ac.in.”

The fake universities which have been found functioning in Delhi include Commercial University, United Nations University, Vocational University, ADR-Centric Juridical University, Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, Viswakarma Open University for Self-employment, Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya and Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya.

The UGC said, “The University Grants Commission Act, 1956 under Section 22(1) provides that a degree can be awarded, only by a University established under a central, State/Provincial Act or an institution deemed to be university under section 3 of the UGC Act or an Institution especially empowered by an Act of Parliament to confer the degree.”

“Further, Section 23 of the UGC Act prohibits the use of word “University” by any institution other than a university established as stated above,” it added.

It said that at present following 24 self-styled, unrecognized institutions are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act in various parts of the country.

Here’s a list of 24 fake universities by UGC:

  1. Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga, Bihar.
  2. Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj, Delhi.
  3. United Nations University, Delhi.
  4. Vocational University, Delhi.
  5. ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower, 25 Rajendra Place, New Delhi – 110 008.
  6. Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, New Delhi
  7. Viswakarma Open University for Self-employment, India, Rozgar Sewa sadan, 672, Sanjay Enclave, Opp. GTK DEPOT, New Delhi – 110033
  8. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), 351-352, Phase-I, Block-A, Vijay Vihar, Rithala, Rohini, Delhi-110085
  9. BadaganviSarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum (Karnataka)
  10. St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala
  11. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur
  12. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, 80, Chowringhee Road, Kolkata- 20.
  13. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, 8-A, Diamond Harbor Road Builtech inn, 2nd Floor, Thakurpukur, Kolkata-700063.
  14. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi, UP/Jagatpuri, Delhi.
  15. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University) Prayag, Allahabad ( UP )
  16. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad (UP)
  17. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur
  18. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh, (UP).
  19. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, KosiKalan, Mathura (UP).
  20. Maharana Partap Shiksha NiketanVishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh (UP).
  21. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area, Khoda, Makanpur, Noida , Phase-II, (UP)
  22. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, AnupoornaBhawan, Plot No. 242, PaniTanki Road, Shaktinagar, Rourkela-769014.
  23. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, University Road Baripada, Distt. Mayurbhanj, Odisha-757003
  24. Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, No. 186, Thilaspet, Vazhuthavoor Road, Pondicherry-605009

* Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow, UP – the matter is subjudice before the District Judge –Lucknow

These  institutions  have  been  declared  as  “Fake  Universities”  and  they  are  not  entitled  to  confer  any  degree.  The  detailed  list  is  also  available at UGC website www.ugc.ac.in

The public at large is cautioned not to take admission in these Fake Universities.

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