UGC asks 12 stand-alone institutions to get University status for offering Distance and Open Education

UGC asks 12 stand-alone institutions to get University status for offering Distance and Open Education

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has published a notice and sent to 12 stand-alone institutions to get them converted as a university or Deemed to be University if they are willing to offer programs through Distance and Online Mode.

However in recent Supreme Court order also states that Deemed to be Universities are not allowed to run Distance Learning Course from 2018-2019. Moreover Deemed Universities have been asked to remove the “University” within one month of issuance of the order. read more