UGC declared few universities from UP, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Odisha, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh as ‘fake’ universities.
The University Grants Commission, declared 21 self-styled institutions as fake universities. In addition to that, two other institutions are declared fake for violation of norms. However, the details of the universities from every state can be found on UGC’s website ugc.ac.in.
The notice according to the UGC says, “Students and Public at large are hereby informed that presently following 21 self-styled, unrecognized institutions which are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act, have been declared as fake universities and these are not empowered to confer any degree.”
@ugc_india’s Public Notice regarding Fake Universities .
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— UGC INDIA (@ugc_india) August 26, 2022
The following universities are declared fake by UGC
Delhi is the capital of the country but has the highest number of fake universities. The institutions are -All India Institute of Public and Physical Health Sciences, Commercial University Ltd. Daryaganj, United Nations University, Vocational University, ADR-Centric Juridical University, Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, Viswakarma Open University for Self-employment, Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University).
Uttar Pradesh — Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (open University), Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad.
Apart from these universities few more universities are listed from Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, WB, Odisha, Puducherry & Andhra Pradesh.