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UGC Releases The List Of 23 Fake Universities Operating Across The Country


UGC Releases The List Of 23 Fake Universities Operating Across The Country

Admissions are going on in the universities across the nation and this news might come as a shock to many. The University Grants Commission (UGC) released the list of 23 fake universities on Tuesday. What’s even more surprising is most of the fake universities are in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.

Eight universities labeled as fake by UGC are situated in UP while seven are in the national capital Delhi. The listed fake universities include open universities, one women university, one spiritual university, and even some medical universities.

Have a look at the fake universities before applying to any colleges.

Uttar Pradesh

1. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur

2. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University),

3. Aligarh Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura

4. Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh

5. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya,

6. Varanasi Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University), Allahabad

7. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad

8. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area, Khod


8. ADR-Centric Juridical University

9. Indian Institute of Science and Engineering

10. Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment

11. Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj

12. United Nations University

13. Vocational University

14. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University)

15. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya


16. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Rourkela

17. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology

West Bengal

18. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata

19. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, Kolkata


20. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society

21. Belgaum St John’s University, Kishanattam


22. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur


23. Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education

Last year also UGC identified 24 fake universities including Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya- Darbhanga (Bihar), Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya- Varanasi (UP), Commercial University Ltd- Daryaganj (New Delhi), United Nations University- Delhi and Vocational University- Delhi.

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