UGC declares State wise list of fake universities
New Delhi: As per a recent list prepared by the University Grants Commission (UGC), 22 universities have been declared as fake university across the nation.
Uttar Pradesh has emerged with maximum number of nine fake universities followed by Delhi with six.
One each in Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal has also been declared fake by the UGC.
Besides, recognition of degrees like B. Ed / M. Ed awarded by the Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow is still subjudice.
The universities that have been declared fake in Uttar Pradesh are Mahila Gram Vidyapith / Vishwavidyalaya, Prayag (Allahabad); Indian Education Council of U..P (Lucknow); Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag (Allahabad); National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy (Kanpur); Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal (Aligarh); Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan (Mathura); Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya (Pratapgarh); Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area Khoda, Makanpur (Noida) and Gurukul Vishwavidyala (Vridanvan).
Fake institutions in Delhi are Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi, Jagatpuri (Delhi); Indian Institute of Science and Engineering (New Delhi); Commercial University Ltd, Daryaganj (Delhi); United Nations University (Delhi); Vocational University (Delhi) and ADR-Centric Juridical University, Rajendra Place (New Delhi).
In addition to universities in UP and Delhi following universities have been declared fake by the UGC, Maithili University/ Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga (Bihar); Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum (Karnataka); St Johns University, Kishanattam (Kerala); Kesarwani Vidyapith, Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh); Raja Arabic University, Nagpur (Maharashtra); DDB Sanskrit University, Putur, Trichi (Tamil Nadu) and Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine (Kolkata).