While admitting that mushrooming of fake universities was a matter of great concern, the UGC reiterated that the identified institutions were not established as per Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 and so did not have the right to issue degrees.
Once again figuring in the list are three institutes from the Capital. The Commercial University, United Nations University and Vocational University continue to operate from the city. Also in the list are the Delhi Vishwa Vidyapeeth in Model Town and ADR Centric Juridical University at Gopala Tower in Rajender Place here.
The others listed include Maithili University, Darbanga, Bihar; Mahila Gram Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad; Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi; Indian Educational Council of U.P. in Lucknow; Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag; and National University of Electro Complex Homoeopathy, Kanpur.
The other institutes in the list are Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University) Chantal, Aligarh; DDB Sanskrit University, Putur, Tiruchi, Tamil Nadu; St.John's University, Krishnattam; Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura; Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh; Raja Arabic University, Nagpur; Kesarwani Vidyapith, Jabalpur; Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Belgaum; Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow; and Handwriting University India, Bangalore.
In case of doubt, students can check their university's credentials with the UGC office on Bahadurshah Zafar Marg or log on to the UGC website www.ugc.ac.inSome universities may be approved Check for updated list at UGC website
Wednesday, Aug 03, 2005
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