Action against 21 fake universities
These universities are carrying out their functions in violation of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956. According to investigations by the University Grants Commission, or UGC, these 21 universities are running several undergraduate and postgraduate programmes which are not accredited by either the state, central government, UGC or any other authority capable of granting accreditation. These institutions do not have the capacity to award any degrees.
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