University Grants Commission (UGC) on Wednesday Released the List of 24 Fake Universities. A list of Fake Universities is released to create awareness among students.
UGC advised students not to take admission in these universities. As these are self-styled Universities/Vishwavidayalaya. These Universities are not under UGC Act, 1956.
The majority of Universities are from a State and a Union Territory i.e Uttar Pradesh and Delhi. Uttar Pradesh has 8 fake Universities while Delhi has 7 Fake Universities. Odisha has 2 fake universities. West Bengal also have 2 fake universities. Andhra Pradesh has one Fake University but on two different addresses. Other states such as Puducherry, Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka have only fake one university.
UGC releases the list of fake universities every year. In 2020 also UGC releases the list of fake universities.
UGC Secretary after releasing the list of Fake Universities says – “Students and public are informed that 24 self-styled, unrecognized institutions are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act, which have been declared as fake universities and these are not empowered to confer any degree”
He Further Said that – “Aspiring students are advised not to pursue higher education courses with such self-styled universities/Vishwavidyalaya. Presently, there are 24 such self-styled fake universities/Vishwavidyalayas on the records of the commission which are functioning in contravention of the provisions of the UGC Act, 1956”.
List of 24 Universities which are declared Fake by UGC in 2020.
1. Commercial University Ltd. Daryaganj, Delhi
2. United Nations University, Delhi
3. Vocational University, Delhi
4. ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower, 25, Rajendra Place, New Delhi — 110 008
5. Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, New Delhi
6. Viswakarma Open University for Self-employment, India, Rozgar Sewasadan, 672, Sanjay Enclave, Opp. GTK Depot, New Delhi — 110 033
7. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), 351-352, Phase-1, Block-A, Vijay Vihar, Rithala, Rohini, Delhi — 110 085
8. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum
9. St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala
10. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur
11. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, 80, Chowringhee Road, Kolkata — 20
12. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, 8-A, Diamond Harbor Road Builtech inn, 24 Floor, Thakurpukur, Kolkata — 700 063
13. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyala, Varanasi, U.P./Jagatpuri, Delhi
14. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University) Prayag, Allahabad (U.P.)
15. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad (U.P.)
16. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur
17. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh (U.P.)
18. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura (U.P.)
19. Maharana Partap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh (U.P.)
20. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area, Khoda, Makanpur, Noida Phase-2, (U.P.)
21. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Plot No. 242, Pani Tanki Road, Shakti Nagar, Rourkela — 769 014
22. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, University Road Baripada, Distt. Mayurbhanj, Odisha — 757 003
23. Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, No. 186, Thilaspet, Vazhuthavoor Road, Puducherry — 605 009
24. Christ New Testament Deemed University, # 32-23-2003, 7″ Lane, Kakumanuvarithota, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh — 522 002 or # fit No. 301, Grace Villa Past., 7/5, Srinagar, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh — 522 002
*Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow, U.P. — the matter is subjudice before the District Judge – Lucknow
Students are advised not to take admission in these above fake universities. Degree Provided by these fake universities are not eligible.