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Two Bengal varsities on ‘fake’ list

The UGC announced a list of 24 ‘self-styled, unrecognised institutions’ in the country, with the maximum of them operating from Uttar Pradesh
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PTI   |   New Delhi   |   Published 08.10.20, 01:22 AM

The University Grants Commission on Wednesday announced a list of 24 “self-styled, unrecognised institutions” in the country, terming them as “fake” with the maximum of them operating from Uttar Pradesh followed by Delhi.

“Students and public are informed that currently 24 self-styled, unrecognised 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,” UGC secretary Rajnish Jain said.

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The majority of eight of these universities are from Uttar Pradesh. Delhi has seven alleged fake universities.

Bengal and Odisha have two such universities each. In Bengal, the alleged fake universities are Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine and Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research in Calcutta.

Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra and Puducherry have one fake university each.



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