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UGC Extends Mandatory Requirement of Ph.D for Appointment of Assistant Professors to 2023

UGC Extends Mandatory Requirement of Ph.D. for Appointment of Assistant Professors to 2023

14.10.2021 | Education News | EduLegaL  | www.edulegal.org | mail@edulegal.in

The University Grants Commission, through a letter, announced the amendment to the UGC (Minimum Qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and other Academic Staff in Higher Education) Regulations 2018. As per the amendment, the UGC, owing to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has extended the date of applicability of mandatory Ph.D. qualification for direct recruitment of Assistant Professors. The earlier date of applicability was 01.07.2021; the revised date is now 01.07.2021.

Accordingly, the UGC has notified the amendment in the Regulations through a Gazette notification dated 11.10.2021. The amended Act is now revised to UGC (Minimum Qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges and other Measures for the Maintenance of Standards in Higher Education) Amendment Regulations, 2021.

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