Online degree plan gets UGC approval

By - 15 March 2021


15 March 2021

The higher education regulator has approved plans to allow 37 universities, including Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), to offer online degrees, almost six months after it started the process of recognizing such qualifications.

The move will give formal recognition to online degrees and cash in on the momentum built during the covid disruptions. This may also help boost enrolment in higher education besides allowing varsities to generate more revenue and better utilize resources.

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