Easier UGC eligibility norms for some higher education institutions

By - 5 November 2022

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5 November 2022

Higher education institutions which focus on addressing strategic needs of the country, preserving Indian cultural heritage or languages will qualify to receive the Deemed to be University status without the need to comply with eligibility norms laid down for other institutions.

The University Grants Commission on Friday invited stakeholder comments on its draft UGC (Institutions Deemed to be Universities) Regulations, 2022 which will replace the 2019 regulations. In a public notice, it said comments could be submitted by November 18.

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