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Take Strong Measures to Become a “Ragging Free State”: UGC to States

The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India has directed states to adopt strong measures to implement the Anti Ragging Regulations and take stringent actions against those flouting the guidelines. The UGC has further instructed states to ensure that concerns pertaining to “Ragging” are addressed in a time-bound manner to make them a “Ragging Free State” with utmost dispatch.

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UGC Issues New Guidelines for Examinations for the Academic Year 2021-22

16th July 2021, the University Grants Commission (UGC), in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, announced the issue of new guidelines for the conduct of examinations and the academic calendar for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) for the academic year 2021-22 — UGC Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar.

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UGC Proposes Framework for Joint, Dual, & Twinning Program with Foreign Higher Educational Institution

The University Grants Commission (UGC) based on a report shared by a Committee constituted by it proposed ‘Draft UGC (Academic collaboration between Indian and foreign Higher Education Institutions to offer Joint Degree, Dual Degree and Twinning Programme) Regulations, 2O21.’  The Draft Regulations further the objective of the National Education Policy (NEP) towards recognizing credits acquired in foreign countries, for awarding degrees, providing a regulatory mechanism to permit dual degrees, joint degrees and twinning arrangements.

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