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123 Deemed-To-Be-Varsities Asked By UGC To Drop “University” From Their Namewww.Opasis.com
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a notice to 123 institutions of higher education for seemingly inappropriate / unauthorized use of the word “University” in their name as these are “Deemed To Be Universities”.
The notice comes in the backdrop of Hon’ble Supreme Court orders dated 3 Nov 2017, Para 53 (XII) which specifies “The UGC is further directed to take appropriate steps and implement Section 23 of the UGC Act and restrain Deemed to be Universities from using the word 'University' within one month from today”
The UGC notice dated 10 Nov 2017 directs “… the Institution is hereby directed to restrain from using the word 'University' with its name failing which necessary action would be initiated against the Deemed to be University in accordance with the UGC (lnstitutions Deemed to be Universities) Regulations, 2016. Instead, the Institution may mention the word "Deemed to be University" within parenthesis.”
The notice further specifies “In those cases, where the Government of India Notification is with the word 'University', the Deemed to be University may submit a proposal with alternative name (without using the word 'University') to the UGC/Ministry of HRD so that necessary amendment can be made by the Ministry of HRD.”
The institutes have been directed to submit compliance within 15 days of receipt of the notice.
List of institutes
1. Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM), Visakhapatman, Andhra Pradesh.
2. Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh.
3. Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.
4. Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh.
5. Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology and Research, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh.
Note –2 more Andhra Pradesh institutes listed at #109 (International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad) and #110 (ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Hyderabad)
6. North Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.
7. Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, Nalanda, Bihar.
8. Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh
9. Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi
10. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Qutub Institutional Area, New Delhi
11. Indian Law Institute, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi
12. Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), New Delhi
13. Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
14. National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Musicology, New Delhi
15. National University of Educational Planning & Administration, New Delhi
16. Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthana, Janakpuri, New Delhi
17. Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapith, New Delhi
18. TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi
19. Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
20. Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, District - Vadodara, Gujarat.
21. Lingaya’s University, Faridabad, Haryana.
22. Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Ambala, Haryana.
23. Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad, Haryana
24. National Brain Research Centre, Gurgaon, Haryana
25. National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana.
26. National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship & Management (NIFTEM), Sonepat, Haryana.
Jammu & Kashmir
27. Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Leh (Ladakh), Jammu & Kashmir
28. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand.
29. B.L.D.E. University, Karnataka
30. Christ University, Bangalore, Karnataka.
31. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka.
32. International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka.
33. Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara University, Mysore, Karnataka
34. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, Karnataka
35. Jain University, Bangalore, Karnataka
36. K.L.E. Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belgaum, Karnataka
37. Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka
38. NITTE University, Mangalore, Karnataka
39. Sri Devraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, Kolar, Karnataka.
40. Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education, Tumkur District, Karnataka.
41. Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore, Karnataka.
42. Yenepoya University, Mangalore, Karnataka
43. Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth, Ernakulam, Kerala.
44. Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
45. Kerala Kalamandalam, Cheruthuruthy, Kerala
46. Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education, Gwalior, M.P.
47. Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune, Maharashtra.
48. Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Fisheries, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
49. D.Y. Patil Educational Society, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
50. Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur, Maharashtra
51. Deccan College Postgraduate & Research Institute, Pune, Maharashtra.
52. Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, Maharashtra.
53. Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics, Pune, Maharashtra.
54. Homi Bhabha National Institute, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Central Complex, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
55. Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
56. Institute of Armament Technology, Girinagar, Pune, Maharashtra.
57. International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
58. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, Maharashtra
59. Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad, Distt. Satara
60. MGM Institute of Health Sciences, Navi Mumbai
61. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Maharashtra
62. Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patl Vidyapeeth, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.
63. Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, District Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.
64. SYMBIOSIS International University, Pune, Maharashtra.
65. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
66. Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
67. Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune, Maharashtra.
68. Kalinga Insitute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha.
69. Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
70. Shiksha ‘O’ Anusandhan, Bhubaneswar, Orissa
71. Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology (SLIET), District Sangrur, Punjab
72. Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab.
73. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Pondicherry
74. Banasthali Vidyapith, Banasthali, Rajasthan.
75. Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, Rajasthan.
76. Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, Distt. Churu, Rajasthan.
77. I.I.S. (Deemed to be University), Jaipur, Rajasthan.
78. Jain Vishva Bharati Institute, Nagaur, Rajasthan.
79. Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth, Udaipur, Rajasthan.
80. LNM Institute of Information Technology, Dist. – Jaipur, Rajasthan.
81. Academy of Maritime Education and Training, Chennai
82. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.
83. Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science & Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.
84. Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research, Chennai, Tamilnadu.
85. B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
86. Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai, Tamilnadu
87. Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE), Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu.
88. Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul, Tamilnadu.
89. Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS), Kancheepuram District, Tamilnadu.
90. Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Higher Education, Virudhunagar, Tamilnadu.
91. Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
92. Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.
93. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute, Chennai, Tamilnadu.
94. Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamilnadu.
95. Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education, Dt. Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
96. Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science & Technology (PMIST), Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
97. Ponnaiyah Ramajayam Institute of Science & Technology (PRIST), Thanjavur, Tamilnadu
98. S.R.M Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu.
99. Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
100. Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
101. Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA), Thanjavur, Tamilnadu.
102. Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Vishwa Mahavidyalaya, Kancheepuram, Tamilnadu.
103. Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, TamilNadu
104. St. Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamilnadu.
105. Vel’s Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies (VISTAS), Chennai, Tamilnadu
106. Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamilnadu.
107. Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation, Salem, Tamilnadu.
108. Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R & D Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu.
109. International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
110. ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
111. Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences, Allahabad, U.P.
112. Bhatkhande Music Institute, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
113. Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
114. Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
115. Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Uttar Pradesh.
116. Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, U.P.
117. Nehru Gram Bharati Vishwavidyalaya, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
118. Shobit Institute of Engineering & Technology, Meerut, U.P.
119. Santosh University, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.
120. Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, Uttrakhand.
121. Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, Uttrakhand.
122. Graphic Era University, Dehradun, Uttrakhand.
123. Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, Distt Howrah, West BengalFollow us on Follow us on