24 Fake Universities: UGC Tells State Govts to Take Appropriate Actions (Download PDF)


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The University Grants Commission has directed chief secretaries and other respected officers of the states to take appropriate actions against the fake universities that are still running in the states. Specifically UGC issues public notice against the unrecognized status of Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), New Delhi

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  • Illegal status of Bio-Chemic Education Grant Commission, Nadia, West Bengal.

  • Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow, UP is also not recognized by the UGC under Section 2 (f) of the UGC Act, 1956.

  • 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.

Other Highlights

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.

State-Wise Fake University List

  • Uttar Pradesh

    • National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur

    • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Aligarh

    • Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura

    • Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh

    • Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi

    • Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University), Allahabad

    • Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad

    • Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area, Khod

  • Delhi

    • 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

    • Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University)

    • Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya

  • Odisha

    • Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Rourkela

    • North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology)

  • West Bengal

    • Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata

    • Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, Kolkata

  • Bihar

    Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhang

  • Karnataka

    • Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Belgaum

    • St John’s University, Kishanattam

  • Maharashtra

    Raja Arabic University, Nagpur

  • Puducherry

    Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education

The list of 24 fake universities is available on the official website — ugc. ac. in

- Published/Last Modified on: April 8, 2019


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