UGC listed 24 Universities as fake
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced a list of fake universities. The UGC listed 24 “self-styled, unrecognised institutions” in the country, terming them 'fake'. Uttar Pradesh, followed by Delhi has the highest numbers of these varsities. While eight of these universities are from Uttar Pradesh, Delhi has seven, and Odisha and West Bengal two each.
UGC Secretary Rajnish Jain says, “Students and public are informed that currently 24 self-styled, unrecognised institutions are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act, which have been declared as fake universities and these are not empowered to confer any degree.”
Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Puducherry and Maharashtra have one such fake university each. The full list of fake universities shared by the UGC:
1. Commercial University Ltd. Daryaganj, Delhi
2. United Nations University, Delhi
3. Vocational University, Delhi
4. ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower, 25, Rajendra Place, New Delhi — 110 008
5. Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, New Delhi
6. Viswakarma Open University for Self-employment, India, Rozgar Sewasadan, 672, Sanjay Enclave, Opp. GTK Depot, New Delhi — 110 033
7. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), 351-352, Phase-1, Block-A, Vijay Vihar, Rithala, Rohini, Delhi — 110 085
8. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum
9. St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala
10. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur
11. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, 80, Chowringhee Road, Kolkata — 20
12. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, 8-A, Diamond Harbor Road Builtech inn, 24 Floor, Thakurpukur, Kolkata — 700 063
13. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyala, Varanasi, U.P./Jagatpuri, Delhi
14. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University) Prayag, Allahabad (U.P.)
15. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad (U.P.)
16. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur
17. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh (U.P.)
18. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura (U.P.)
19. Maharana Partap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh (U.P.)
20. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area, Khoda, Makanpur, Noida Phase-2, (U.P.)
21. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Plot No. 242, Pani Tanki Road, Shakti Nagar, Rourkela — 769 014
22. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, University Road Baripada, Distt. Mayurbhanj, Odisha — 757 003
23. Sree Bodhi academy of Higher Education, No. 186, Thilaspet, Vazhuthavoor Road, Puducheey — 605 009
24. Christ New Testament Deemed University, # 32-23-2003, 7" Lane, Kakumanuvarithota, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh — 522 002 or # fit No. 301, Grace Villa Apts., 7/5, Srinagar, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh — 522 002
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