New Delhi, Apr 24:  The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Tuesday has released a list of 24 self-styled and fake universities across the country including eight in the national Capital.

Take a look at the name of the fake varsities which have been found functioning in Delhi:

  • Commercial University
  • United Nations University
  • Vocational University
  • ADR-Centric Juridical University
  • Indian Institution of Science and Engineering
  • Viswakarma Open University for Self-employment
  • Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya
  • Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya

Other universities which have been identified as fake include one each from Pondicherry, Aligarh, Bihar, Rourkela, Odisha, Kanpur, Pratapgarh, Mathura, Kanpur, Nagpur, Kerala, Karnataka, Bihar and two universities in Allahabad.

Here is the complete list:

1. Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga, Bihar.

2. Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj, Delhi.

3. United Nations University, Delhi.

4. Vocational University, Delhi.

5. ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower, 25 Rajendra Place, New Delhi – 110008.

6. Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, New Delhi

7. Viswakarma Open University for Self-employment, India, Rozgar Sewasadan, 672, Sanjay Enclave, Opp. GTK DEPOT, New Delhi110033

8. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), 351-352, Phase-I, Block-A, Vijay Vihar, Rithala, Rohini, Delhi-110085

9. BadaganviSarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum (Karnataka)

10. St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala

11. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur

12. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, 80, Chowringhee Road, Kolkata- 20.

13. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, 8-A, Diamond Harbor Road Builtech inn, 2nd Floor, Thakurpukur, Kolkata-700063.

14. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi, UP/Jagatpuri, Delhi.

15. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University) Prayag, Allahabad ( UP )

16. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad (UP)

17. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur

18. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh, (UP).

19. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, KosiKalan, Mathura (UP).
20. Maharana Partap Shiksha NiketanVishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh (UP).

21. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area, Khoda, Makanpur, Noida , Phase-II, (UP)

22. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, AnupoornaBhawan, Plot No. 242, PaniTanki Road, Shaktinagar, Rourkela-769014.

23. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, University Road Baripada, Distt. Mayurbhanj, Odisha-757003

24. Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, No. 186, Thilaspet, Vazhuthavoor Road, Pondicherry-605009

UGC issued a notice which stated,”Students and public at large are informed that at present following 24 self-styled and unrecognised institutions are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act in various parts of the country.”

“These universities have been declared as fake and are not entitled to confer any degrees,” it added.

Last year, UGC had released a list of 22 fake varsities.