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Take Strong Measures to Become a "Ragging Free State": UGC to States

The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India has directed states to adopt strong measures to implement the Anti Ragging Regulations and take stringent actions against those flouting the guidelines. The UGC has further instructed states to ensure that concerns pertaining to “Ragging” are addressed in a time-bound manner to make them a “Ragging Free State” with utmost dispatch.

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UGC Announces Maternity Leave for Women Students

The University Grants Commission (UGC) released a notice announcing the provision of Maternity Leave for Women Students pursuing M.Phil./Ph.D. The details of it are enshrined in the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./ Ph.D. Degrees) Regulations, 2016.

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UGC Introduces Apprenticeship/Internship Embedded Degree Program for Fresh Graduates

The University Grants Commission, in continuation to its letter dated 7th December 2020 on ‘UGC Guidelines for Higher Education Institutions to Offer Apprenticeship/Internship Embedded Degree Programme’ for integrating apprenticeship/internship with general degree programmes of universities called for the promotion of the initiative.

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UGC Issues Educational Framework for Global Citizenship in Higher Education

University Grants Commission (UGC) issued a notice on Educational Framework for Global Citizenship in Higher Education. The framework aims to provide conceptual clarity on corelating the higher educational institution and global citizenship among students encouraged by teachers, pedagogy and research along with inputs relating to knowledge, skills and value system for becoming a global-citizens. 

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UGC Issues New Guidelines for Examinations for the Academic Year 2021-22

16th July 2021, the University Grants Commission (UGC), in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, announced the issue of new guidelines for the conduct of examinations and the academic calendar for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) for the academic year 2021-22 — UGC Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar.

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UGC Proposes Framework for Joint, Dual, & Twinning Program with Foreign Higher Educational Institution

The University Grants Commission (UGC) based on a report shared by a Committee constituted by it proposed ‘Draft UGC (Academic collaboration between Indian and foreign Higher Education Institutions to offer Joint Degree, Dual Degree and Twinning Programme) Regulations, 2O21.’  The Draft Regulations further the objective of the National Education Policy (NEP) towards recognizing credits acquired in foreign countries, for awarding degrees, providing a regulatory mechanism to permit dual degrees, joint degrees and twinning arrangements.

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