Deemed institutions told to drop the word ‘university’NDTV.
The letter cites a Supreme Court order dated 3 November and says that the use of the word 'University' by Deemed-to-be-Universities is in violation of Section 23 of the University Grants Commission Act. The court has asked Deemed-to-be-Universities to stop using the word within one month of the issue of the court order.
The Supreme Court had also said then that no Deemed-to-be-University can run open and distance learning courses from the next academic year (2018-19) unless it is permitted to do so by the authorities concerned.
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