The University Grants Commission (UGC), which is believed to be the higher education regulator, has released the list of fake universities in the country. The Commission has released a total of 23 fake universities when the admission process is on the swing. In a public notice, UGC has informed students and the public at large with these universities.
In the total 23 fake universities, eight of these from Uttar Pradesh followed by seven from Delhi. There are two fake universities in Odisha and West Bengal. Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Puducherry have one each fake university. Check the complete list of 23 fake universities in India.
Fake Universities In India
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.
8. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum (Karnataka),
9. St. John's University, Kishanattam, Kerala.
10. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur.
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.
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).
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.
23. Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, No. 186, Thilaspet, Vazhuthavoor Road, Puducherry-605009.
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.