UGC Latest News – List of Fake Universities Released, Beware!

UGC Latest News - List of Fake Universities

Attention Candidates! 

UGC NET Official Website has come up with an awareness notification for you all. As per this latest release, the website has declared that only those universities can confer the degree to the candidates, which were established either–


Under a central, State/Provincial Act

Or an institution deemed to be university under section 3 of the UGC Act

Or an institution especially empowered by an Act of Parliament.

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But there are many universities, who are functioning in contravention or violation of the UGC Act, 1956. So, in order to make people aware of such fake universities, UGC has released a list of 22 ‘self-styled, unrecognized” institutions.

UGC has said that “section 23 of the UGC Act prohibits use of the word ‘University’ by institutions established other than by norms.”

Amongst the universities declared as fake by UGC, 9 are from Uttar Pradesh, 5 from Delhi, 2 from West Bengal and one each from Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Odisha.


Please scroll down and mark these universities as fake ones.



Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga, Bihar.



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.



Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum, Karnataka.



John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala.



Raja Arabic University, Nagpur, Maharashtra.


Tamil Nadu

D.B. Sanskrit University, Putur, Trichi, Tamil Nadu.


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.

Gurukul Vishwavidyala, Vridanvan, Uttar Pradesh.



Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Plot No. 242, Pani Tanki Road,Shaktinagar, Rourkela-769014.



To take admission in UGC affiliated universities, one must definitely appear in CBSE UGC NET Exam! Know more about the exam by clicking on the link.



To spread awareness amongst candidates, HRD Ministry and Indian Government has started a portal “KnowYourCollege” and a Mobile App providing details about universities and colleges. There is also an inbuilt mechanism for redressal in this portal.

If any person register his complaint in the portal, then the UGC will definitely take an action against it.



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