Epaper
Follow us:
Home > Topic > UGC
    UGC

    UGC

    The University Grants Commission of India is a statutory body set up by the Indian Union government in accordance to the UGC Act 1956 under Ministry of Human Resource Development, and is charged with coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of higher education.

    Read more
    SC seeks response from centre on plea moved by mothers of Rohith Vemula, Payal Tadvi
    National

    SC seeks response from centre on plea moved by mothers of Rohith Vemula, Payal Tadvi

    The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Central government and University Grants Commission (UGC) on a petition filed by mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi seeking a direction to stop the caste-based discrimination in universities and higher learning institutions across the country.

    JGU bags 'Institution of Eminence' status
    National

    JGU bags 'Institution of Eminence' status

    O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has been recognised as an 'Institution of Eminence' (IoE) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

    Jindal Global University bags IoE status
    National

    Jindal Global University bags IoE status

    The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has been recognised as the 'Institution of Eminence' (IoE) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

    UGC allows Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Sports varsity to award degrees
    National

    UGC allows Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Sports varsity to award degrees

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) has added Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's flagship Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University in Patiala to its list of universities and allowed it to award degrees, the government said on Monday.

    DU, IITs Madras, Kharagpur declared Institutions of Eminence
    National

    DU, IITs Madras, Kharagpur declared Institutions of Eminence

    The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has declared five institutions, including IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University and the University of Hyderabad as the Institutions of Eminence (IoE).

    UGC asks varsities to ban single-use plastic
    National

    UGC asks varsities to ban single-use plastic

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued guidelines to higher education institutions across the country to impose a ban on single-use plastic.

    UGC expects to get 100 proposals for 'Paramarsh Scheme'
    National

    UGC expects to get 100 proposals for 'Paramarsh Scheme'

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) is expecting to receive around 100 proposals from the higher education institutions for its 'Paramarsh Scheme'.

    UGC panel wants creation of Humanities research board
    National

    UGC panel wants creation of Humanities research board

    To bring research in social sciences on par with science subjects, the University Grants Commission has recommended creation of a Humanities research board with special funding.

    UGC recommends IoE tag for DU, Madras, Kharagpur IITs
    National

    UGC recommends IoE tag for DU, Madras, Kharagpur IITs

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday recommended that Institutes of Eminence (IoE) be granted to IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur and the Delhi University.

    Varsities urged to spread awareness on draft Education Policy
    National

    Varsities urged to spread awareness on draft Education Policy

    Calling for their contribution in the making of the country's education policy in 21st century, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked the higher educational institutions to organise a series of discussions on draft National Education Policy.

    Most Popular Stories