UGC: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

24 Universities declared fake by UGC

Published: October 8, 2020

On October 7, 2020, the University Grants Commission announced a list of 24 unrecognised universities. These Universities have been termed as fake. This has been done by UGC to maintain the standards of higher education in the country. Highlights The maximum number of these universities are operating from the states of Uttar Pradesh followed by ..

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Expert Committee constituted by UGC

Published: April 13, 2020

On April 12, 2020, the University Grants Commission has constituted an expert committee to recommend the use of e-resources and enhance online education system in the country. Highlights The committee will recommend solutions to gather e-resources in a single platform and also to enhance online education in the country. This will help students staying home ..

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Corona Virus: UGC reschedules exams; International airlines banned temporarily

Published: March 19, 2020

On March 19, 2020, the University Grants Commission directed all the affiliated colleges and universities to postpone the ongoing examinations. The evaluation works have also been directed to be rescheduled. The GoI has also ordered other bodies operating under Ministry of HRD such as AICTE, NIOS, NTA, NCTE and CBSE to reschedule their exams. Highlights ..

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Five Documents developed by UGC released

Published: December 27, 2019

On December 26, 2019, the Union Human Resource Development Ministry released five documents that were developed by UGC covering five verticals of quality mandate. The documents covered eco-friendly and sustainable university campuses, evaluation reforms, human values and professional ethics, academic research integrity and faculty induction. Highlights The document provides new guidelines for values and ethics ..

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5 Documents developed by UGC launched by Union HRD Minister

Published: December 26, 2019

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has developed 5 documents that cover the 5 vertical mandate of Quality. The five documents for higher education institutions cover professional ethics & human values, evaluation reforms, academic research integrity among higher education institutions, faculty induction programs, sustainable and eco-friendly university campuses. The Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Ramesh ..

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