University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the list of 24 fake Universities, which are available on its website www.ugc.ac.in. In addition, UGC issues public notice against the unrecognized status of Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), New Delhi and illegal status of Bio-Chemic Education Grant Commission, Nadia, West Bengal. Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow, UP is also not recognized by the UGC under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956.
No fake Universities have been identified in the State of Rajasthan. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur has been identified as fake University in the state of Maharashtra. In addition, UGC has issued Show Cause / Warning notices to the following three Institutes in the State of Maharashtra during the current year: Indian Institute of Alternative Medicines & Natural Healing, Andheri(W), Mumbai. ii. National Institute of Event Management, Andheri(W), Mumbai. Indian Board of Health Education & Research, Pune. UGC has sent letters on 13th November, 2018 to Chief Secretaries / Education Secretaries / Principal Secretaries to the respective State /UT Governments for taking appropriate action against these fake Universities which are functioning / operating in the respective States.
This information was given by the Minister of State (HRD), Dr. Satya Pal Singh today in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha question
State-wise List of fake Universities as on April, 2018 (Hindi Version)
Bihar Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga, Bihar. Delhi Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj, Delhi. United Nations University, Delhi. Vocational University, Delhi. ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower, 25 Rajendra Place, New Delhi - 110 008. Indian Institute of Science and Engineering, New Delhi. Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment, Rozgar Sewasadan, 672, Sanjay Enclave, Opp. GTK Depot, Delhi-110033. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), 351-352, Phase-I, Block-A, Vijay Vihar, Rithala, Rohini, Delhi-110085 Karnataka Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum, Karnataka. Kerala St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala. Maharashtra Raja Arabic University, Nagpur, Maharashtra. West Bengal Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkatta. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research,8-A, Diamond Harbour Road, Builtech inn, 2nd Floor, Thakurpurkur, Kolkatta - 700063 Uttar Pradesh Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi (UP) Jagatpuri, Delhi. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University) Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area,Khoda,Makanpur,Noida Phase-II, Uttar Pradesh. Odisha Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Plot No. 242, Pani Tanki Road,Shaktinagar, Rourkela-769014. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Odisha. Puducherry Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, No. 186, Thilaspet, Vazhuthavoor Road, Puducherry-605009
- Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow, UP – the matter is subjudice before the District Judge – Lucknow