In large public interest and as a pro students measure ahead of admissions season, University Grants Commission has listed 24 fake universities
In large public interest and as a pro students measure ahead of admissions season, University Grants Commission has listed 24 fake universities

UGC releases list of 24 fake universities with majority of them spread in North India

In the interest of students and public at large, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the list of 24 fake Universities. UGC has said that these 24 self-styled, unrecognised institutions functioning in contravention of the UGC Act have been declared as fake and are not entitled to confer any degrees.

State-wise List of fake Universities

Bihar

  1. Maithili University / Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga, Bihar.

Delhi

  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 Institute of Science and Engineering, New Delhi.
  6. Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment, Rozgar Sewasadan, 672, Sanjay Enclave, Opp. GTK Depot, Delhi-110033.
  7. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), 351-352, Phase-I, Block-A, Vijay Vihar, Rithala, Rohini, Delhi-110085

Karnataka

  1. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum, Karnataka.

Kerala

  1. St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala.

Maharashtra

  1. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur, Maharashtra.

West Bengal

  1. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata.
  2. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research,8-A, Diamond Harbour Road, Builtech inn, 2nd Floor, Thakurpurkur, Kolkatta – 700063

Uttar Pradesh

  1. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi (UP) Jagatpuri, Delhi.
  2. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University) Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
  3. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
  4. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
  5. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.
  6. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
  7. Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh.
  8. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area,Khoda,Makanpur,Noida Phase-II, Uttar Pradesh.

Odisha 

  1. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Plot No. 242, Pani Tanki Road,Shaktinagar, Rourkela-769014.
  2. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Odisha.

Puducherry 

  1. Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, No. 186, Thilaspet, Vazhuthavoor Road, Puducherry-605009

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

The University Grants Commission Act, 1956 under Section 22(1) provides that only a University established by a Central, State/ Provincial Act or an institution deemed to be university under section 3 or an institution especially empowered by an Act of Parliament to confer UGC specified degrees under section 22(3) of the Act. Sub.:- Public Notice on Fake Universities Further, section 23 of the UGC Act prohibits the use of word “University” by any institutions other than a university established as stated above.

 

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