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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Institution Renamed: Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (India)

According to the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University has been renamed Pandit Deendayal Energy University, with effect from 18 January 2021. This private university was established by an act of the state of G

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RV University established (India)

RV University is a state private university in Karnataka. It was established under the RV University Act, 2019 passed by the Karnataka Legislature. The university has opened its doors for 2021 admissions within three schools: School of Liberal Arts and S

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University of Delhi awards digital degrees (India)

At its 97th convocation ceremony, the University of Delhi awarded the first digital degree certificates to its graduating students. Eligible students can now download their digital degree certificate via the university website.

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CBSE 2021 exams cancelled (India)

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the 2021 examinations administered by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for Class 10 and Class 12 have been cancelled. The decision to cancel Class 10 examinations was made in April. At that time, Class 12 exa

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