The higher education regulator, University Grants Commission (UGC), has released the list of fake universities in India. The Commission has released a total of 24 fake universities list by UGC. In a public notice, UGC has informed that students and the public at large with these universities.
In the total 24 fake universities, seven of these from Delhi and eight from Uttar Pradesh. There are two fake universities in Odisha and West Bengal. Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Puducherry have one each fake university. Check the complete list of 24 fake universities of India.
Fake Universities List By UGC
Fake Universities In Delhi
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-110008.
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-110033.
7. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), 351-352, Phase-1, Block-A, Vijay Vihar, Rithala, Rohini, Delhi-110085.
Fake Universities In Karnataka
8. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum (Karnataka)
Fake Universities In Kerala
9. St. John's University, Kishanattam, Kerala
Fake Universities In Maharashtra
10. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur
Fake Universities In West Bengal
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 2nd Floor, Kurpukur, Kolkata-700063
Fake Universities In Uttar Pradesh
13. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi (UP)/Jagatpuri, Delhi.
14. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women's) University, Prayagraj, (U. P.)
15. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh.
16. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
17. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh, (UP).
18. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Koshi Kalan, Mathura (UP).
19. Maharana Partap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh (UP).
20. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area, Kohoda, Makanpur, Noida Phase-II, (UP).
Fake Universities In Odisha
21. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupooma Bhawan, Plot No. 242, Pani Tanki Road, Shaktinagar, Rourkela-769014.
22. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, University Road Baripada, Distt. Mayurbhanj, Odisha-757003.
Fake Universities In Puducherry
23. Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, No. 186, Thilaspet, Vazhuthavoor Road, Puducherry-605009.
Fake Universities In Andhra Pradesh
24. Christ New Testament Deemed University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
According to the official notice, ''The University Grants Commission Act, 1956 under Section 22(1) provides that a degree can be awarded, only by a University established under a Central, State/Provincial Act or an institution deemed to be university under Section 3 of the UGC Act or an Institution especially empowered by an Act of Parliament to confer the degree.''
UGC mentioned that the recognition of Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh is subjudice before the District Judge-Lucknow.