UGC Declares New List of Fake Universities

The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday released on its website a list of 22 “self styled, unrecognised” institutions which it claimed were functioning in contravention of the UGC Act.

In a public notice on ‘fake universities’ posted on its website, it said that section 23 of the UGC Act prohibits the use of word University by institutions other than established by norms.

Here is the UGC list of 22 fake universities in India:

  1. Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga, Bihar.
  2. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi, UP/Jagatpuri, Delhi.
  3. Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj, Delhi.
  4. United Nations University, Delhi
  5. Vocational University, Delhi.
  6. ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower, 25 Rajendra Place, New Delhi.
  7. Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, New Delhi.
  8. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum (Karnataka)
  9. St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala
  10. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur
  11. D.D.B. Sanskrit University, Putur, Trichi, Tamil Nadu.
  12. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, 80, Chowringhee Road, Kolkata.
  13. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, 8-A, Diamond Harbor Road, Builtech inn, 2nd Fioor, Thakurpukur, Kolkata.
  14. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University) Prayag, Allahabad( UP )
  15. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad (UP)
  16. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur.
  17. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh (UP)
  18. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, KosiKalan, Mathura (UP).
  19. Maharana Partap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh (UP).
  20. lndraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area, Khoda, Makanpur, Noida Phase-II, (UP)
  21. Gurukul Vishwavidyalaya Vrindavan, Mathura, (UP).
  22. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad Anupoorna Bhawan, Plot No. 242, Pani Tanki Road, Shaktinagar, Rourkela.