UGC declares 24 universities as fake; Two from Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Wednesday announced a list of 24 “self-styled, unrecognised institutions” in the country.

Out of 24 fake universities, Odisha has two such universities .

Here is the state-wise list of fake universities across India, declared by the UGC.


Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Rourkela
North Orissa University o Agriculture and Technology, Mayurbhanj

Uttar Pradesh

Varnaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyala, Varanasi
Mahila Gram Vidyapith/ Vishwavidyalya
Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag
National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (open university), Achaltal, Aligarh
Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura
Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Paratpgarh
Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Noida


Commercial University Ltd Daryaganj Delhi
United Nations University, Delhi
Vocational University, Delhi
ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House
Indian Institute of Science and Engineering, New Delhi
Viswakarma Open University for Self-employment, India
Adhyatmik Vishwavidyala (Spiritual University)

West Bengal

Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata
Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, Kolkata


Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak


Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education

Andhra Pradesh

Christ New Testament Deemed University


St John’s University, Kishanattam


Raja Arabic University, Nagpur

“Students and public are informed that currently 24 self-styled, unrecognised institutions are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act, which have been declared as fake universities and these are not empowered to confer any degree,” UGC Secretary Rajnish Jain said.

“The UGC Act, 1956 provides that a degree can be awarded, only by a university established under a central, state, provincial Act or an institution especially empowered by an Act of Parliament to confer the degree,” he added.

You might also like
Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.