The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed chief secretaries and other officers of the states to take appropriate actions against the fake universities that are still running in the states.
“UGC issues public notice against the unrecognized status of Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), New Delhi and illegal status of Bio-Chemic Education Grant Commission, Nadia, West Bengal. BhartiyaShikshaParishad, Lucknow, UP is also not recognized by the UGC under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956,” Union HRD Minister of State Satya Pal Singh informed the LokSabha on Thursday, January 3, 2019.
“No fake universities have been identified in the State of Rajasthan. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur has been identified as fake university in the state of Maharashtra,” HRD Minister of State added.
The University Grants Commission has warned and sent notices to these three universities running in Maharashtra- Indian Institute of Alternative Medicines & Natural Healing, Andheri(W), Mumbai, National Institute of Event Management, Andheri(W), Mumbai, Indian Board of Health Education & Research, Pune.
The list of 24 fake universities is available on the official website — www.ugc.ac.in
- National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur
- NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Aligarh
- Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, KosiKalan, Mathura
- MaharanaPratapShikshaNiketanVishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh
- Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi
- Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University), Allahabad
- Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad
- IndraprasthaShikshaParishad, Institutional Area, Khod
- ADR-Centric Juridical University
- Indian Institute of Science and Engineering
- Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment
- Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj
- United Nations University
- Vocational University
- AdhyatmikVishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University)
- Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya
- NababharatShikshaParishad, AnupoornaBhawan, Rourkela
- North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology)
- Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata
- Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, Kolkata
Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga
- Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Belgaum
- St John’s University, Kishanattam
Raja Arabic University, Nagpur
Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education