The University Grants Commission (UGC) published a list of 21 fake universities across the country for the benefit of students. The list of these fake Universities was revealed on Wednesday (1st July, 2015). Among these 21 fake Universities 8 are in Uttar Pradesh which is the highest number in the country while 6 others are in Delhi. Along with these regions, there are other regions in which Fake Universities are running. These are: Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar and West Bengal have one fake university each.
Section 22 of the UGC Act of 1956 makes authorizes only a University established by a Central/State act or an institution deemed to be university under Section 3 of the UGC act or an institution empowered by an act of parliament, to grant degrees.
Therefore, any institution that does not comply with the above rule is prohibited from using the term ‘university’ under Section 23 of the Act.
“Students and public at large are informed that such 21 self-styled and unrecognized institutions, functioning under the contravention of the UGC Act are declared as fake, and are not entitled to confer any degrees further,” the UGC said in its notice.
So, here is the list of those 21 Fake Universities across the India. Check out, it may be the University in which your are studying-
1. Maithili University, Darbhanga, Bihar
2. Varanseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Delhi
3. Commercial University Ltd, Delhi
4. United Nations University, Delhi
5. Vocational University, Delhi
6. ADR- Central Juridical University, Delhi
7. Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, Delhi
8. Badagnavi Sarkar World Open Educational Society, Belgaum, Karnataka
9. St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala
10. Kesarwani Vidyapith, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
11. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur, Maharashtra
12. D D B Sanskrit University, Putur, Trichy, Tamil Nadu
13. Indian institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata, West Bengal
14. Mahila Gram Vidyapith, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
15. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
16. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
17. Netaki Subhash Chandra Bose University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
18. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Uttar Pradesh
19. Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vidyalaya, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh
20. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Noida-Phase II, Uttar Pradesh
21. Gurukul Vishwavidyalaya, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh