India: UGC declared 24 universities fake

The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India has recently declared 24 “self-styled” institutes as fake. These institutes are unrecognized and are found functioning in violation of the UGC Act, 1956. Among the 24 fake universities, 8 are in Uttar Prade

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Accreditation revoked from three universities in Kazakhstan

According to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, three universities have had their accreditation revoked: Central Asian University (Орталық Азия университеті), Aktau Humanitarian and Technical University (Ақтау гуманитарл

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Ghana Tertiary Education Council (GTEC) established in 2020

The Ghana Tertiary Education Commission has recently replaced the previous National Accreditation Board. The GTEC resulted in combining the previous National Council for Tertiary Education (NTEC) and the National Accreditation Board (NAB) to form one gov

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UGC publishes updated list of fake universities (India)

The University Grants Commission (UGC) in India has published an updated list of fake universities (that is, institutions operating as universities, but without official degree-granting authority as defined in the UGC Act of 1956). This is an update from

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Only Mirpur campus of Prime University recognized by UGC (Bangladesh)

Prime University, a private institution located in Mirpur, Dhaka, is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh. Other campuses with the name of Prime University, including one located in Uttara, Dhaka, are under different ownersh

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