University of Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, has passed its approval to function 34 deemed universities which were previously blacklisted. In the year 2009, the central government had blacklisted 44 deemed universities across the nation, of which 34 have received a green signal from UGC. Also Read - Will You Send Your Kids to School If They Reopen in October? 71% Parents Say No; Reveals Survey

Out of the remaining Universities only 7-8 remains to be blacklisted due to inadequate infrastructure facilities. UGC has formulated a committee for this particular task which is headed by vice chairman H Devraj. A show-cause notice is soon going to be issued to these universities by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry. Also Read - Inspiring! Meerut Woman Who Left Home To Avoid Forced Marriage Returns As PCS Officer 7 Years Later

The report will be submitted in Supreme Court on September 30, 2014. Two deemed universities, on the other hand have already approached the court complaining about UGC’s failure to follow the inspection process. Also Read - Before Reporting For Duty, This Bengaluru Cop Teaches Children of Migrant Workers Everyday For An Hour

Nine parameters were taken into consideration while evaluating  the list such as whether all their present academic activities and programmes could have been carried out without being a deemed university; conformity to the provisions of the UGC Act and UGC guidelines; aspects of governance; quality of and innovations in teaching-learning process; research output; doctoral and other research degree programme; faculty resource, admission processes and award of degrees.

click here to see the UGC’s list of fake universities released recently on the official website 

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