University Grant Commission (UGC) has released a list of fake universities and institutes which were found to functioning without any proper license and in contravention of the UGC Act.
Total number of Universities that were found to be fake is 23 and total number of institutes stands at mind boggling 279. Maximum numbers of fake universities were found from the capital of the country, Delhi with seven. Also Delhi has most number of fake technical institutes which were found to be functioning without any guidelines or rules.
Last year, Uttar Pradesh was on the top of this list with 9 fake institutions, followed by 6 institutes in the Delhi. Other states including Bihar, Kerala, Karnataka, and Maharashtra had one fake institute each in this list.
The list has been released by UGC to protect students from falling into trap laid by these fake institutes and also to allow the government to take a legal course against them. Many students who were victims of these fake universities can register their complaint with the officials.
The list of universities declares illegal or fake by UGC is listed on the page and the students can check the following list to make sure that they don’t fall victim of such universities. The students are also advised to make their decision for higher studies in a planned manner and to do a research about such colleges/universities before joining them.
A state wise list of fake universities is given below:
|1. United Nations University
2. Indian Institute of Science and Engineering
3. Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj,
4. Vocational University, Delhi
5. ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower, 25 Rajendra Place
6. Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment, Rozgar Sewasadan, 672, Sanjay Enclave, Opposite GTK Depot,
|Karnataka||7. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum|
|8. Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga|
|Maharashtra||9. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur|
|Odisha||10. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology
11. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Plot No. 242, Pani Tanki Road,Shaktinagar, Rourkela
|West Bengal||12. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research,8-A, Diamond Harbour Road, Builtech inn, 2nd Floor, Thakurpurkur, Kolkata
13. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata
|Kerala||14. St. John’s University, Kishanattam|
|Uttar Pradesh||15. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University) Prayag, Allahabad
16. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi (UP) Jagatpuri, Delhi
17. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad
18. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh
19. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur
20. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura
21. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area,Khoda,Makanpur,Noida Phase-II
22. Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh
23. Gurukul Vishwavidyala, Vridanvan