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List of Fake Universities in India 2021 declared by UGC

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Fake Universities in India 2021

University Grants Commission (UGC) has released a list of fake universities in India. UGC has black-listed a total of 24 institutions and tagged them as ‘Fake Universities’. These ‘self-styled, unrecognized institutions’ are functioning in various parts of the country in contravention of the UGC Act. There are many fraud universities in India that are cheating and making a profit from students. We bring you the list of Fake Universities in India in accordance with the UGC list announced in October 2020 which is functioning against the rules of UGC.

What is a Fake University in India?

Universities that offer degrees that are not approved by the University Grant Commission (UGC) are considered to be the fake universities in India. Like any other universities, these fake universities provide Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) degrees/ certificates to students for various courses. But these degrees/ certificates are not approved by the UGC. The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) also releases the list of Fake Universities in India on their website.

Who provides recognition to a University?

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The University Grants Commission Act, 1956 under Section 22 (1) provides that a degree can be awarded only by a University established 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 to confer the degree. In other words, University Grants Commission (UGC) is a statutory organization of the Government of India under the Ministry of Education (MoE) that provides recognition to universities in India. Without UGC recognition, no university in India can grant a degree.

Complete List of Fake Universities in India 2021 declare by UGC

According to the UGC list, 8 universities are in Uttar Pradesh, 7 in Delhi, 2 in Odisha and West Bengal each, and 1 each in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Puducherry, Kerala, and Maharashtra.

Below mentioned is the list of 24 self-styled, unrecognized institutions are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act, which has been declared as fake universities in India 2021, and these are not empowered to confer any degree.

  1. Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj, Delhi
  2. United Nations University, Delhi
  3. Vocational University, Delhi
  4. ADR-Centric Juridical University, Rajendra Place, New Delhi
  5. Indian Institute of Science and Engineering, New Delhi
  6. Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment, Rozgar Sewasadan, Sanjay Enclave, Delhi
  7. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), Rithala, Rohini, Delhi
  8. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi (UP)
  9. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University) Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
  10. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
  11. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
  12. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
  13. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
  14. Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh
  15. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area, Khoda, Makanpur, Noida Phase-II, Uttar Pradesh
  16. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur, Maharashtra
  17. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum, Karnataka
  18. St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala
  19. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata
  20. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, Diamond Harbour Road, Thakurpurkur, Kolkata
  21. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Shaktinagar, Rourkela
  22. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Odisha
  23. Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, Thilaspet, Vazhuthavoor Road, Puducherry
  24. Christ New Testament Deemed University, Kakumanuvarithoto, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

* Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow, UP – the matter is sub judice before the District Judge – Lucknow

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State-wise List of Fake Universities in India 2021

Below mentioned is the state-wise list of fake Universities along with their address.

Delhi

  • Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj, Delhi
  • United Nations University, Delhi
  • Vocational University, Delhi
  • ADR-Centric Juridical University, Rajendra Place, New Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Science and Engineering, New Delhi
  • Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment, Rozgar Sewasadan, Sanjay Enclave, Delhi
  • Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), Rithala, Rohini, Delhi

Uttar Pradesh

  • Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi (UP)
  • 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

Maharashtra

  • Raja Arabic University, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Karnataka

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

Kerala

  • St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala

West Bengal

  • Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata
  • Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, Diamond Harbour Road, Thakurpurkur, Kolkata

Odisha

  • Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Shaktinagar, Rourkela
  • North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Odisha

Puducherry

  • Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, Thilaspet, Vazhuthavoor Road, Puducherry

Andhra Pradesh

  • Christ New Testament Deemed University, Kakumanuvarithoto, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

How to check if University is UGC approved or not?

It is the students’ duty to check if the university is fake or not. Some points mentioned below will help you to find whether the University/ Institution is recognized with UGC or not.

  • Students must always check the official website of the Institute/University for UGC or AICTE accreditation.
  • To check the authenticity, candidates must check the original seal on the certificate/ degree awarded by the university.
  • If possible, candidates must visit the official address of the concerned University/ Institute.

If you find anything wrong, please contact the University Grants Commission (UGC)

Address Contact No. Website and Email
University Grants Commission (UGC)
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi – 110002
011-23604446

011-23604200

https://www.ugc.ac.in

[email protected]

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That was all about the list of fake Universities in India 2021. We hope this article helps you in selecting the recognized universities and beware of fraud/ fake universities. If you have any questions, comment below and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.”

FAQ’s related to Fake Universities in India 2021

How many fake universities are there in India?

As per the UGC list of fake universities in India announced in October 2020, there are 24 fake universities in India.

How many fake universities are there in Delhi?

As per the UGC list of fake universities in India announced in October 2020, there are 7 fake universities in Delhi.
  1. Commercial University Ltd.
  2. United Nations University
  3. Vocational University
  4. ADR-Centric Juridical University
  5. Indian Institute of Science and Engineering
  6. Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment
  7. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University)

How many fake universities are there in Uttar Pradesh?

As per the UGC list of fake universities in India announced in October 2020, there are 8 fake universities in Uttar Pradesh.
  1. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya
  2. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University)
  3. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith
  4. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy
  5. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University)
  6. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya
  7. Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya
  8. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad

How many fake universities are there in Odisha?

As per the UGC list of fake universities in India announced in October 2020, there are 2 fake universities in Odisha.
  1. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad
  2. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology

How many fake universities are there in West Bengal?

As per the UGC list of fake universities in India announced in October 2020, there are 2 fake universities in West Bengal.
  1. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine
  2. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research

How many fake universities are there in Andhra Pradesh?

As per the UGC list of fake universities in India announced in October 2020, there is 1 fake university in Andhra Pradesh.
  1. Christ New Testament Deemed University

How many fake universities are there in Puducherry?

As per the UGC list of fake universities in India announced in October 2020, there is 1 fake university in Puducherry.
  1. Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education

How many fake universities are there in Kerala?

As per the UGC list of fake universities in India announced in October 2020, there is 1 fake university in Kerala.
  1. St. John’s University

How many fake universities are there in Karnataka?

As per the UGC list of fake universities in India announced in October 2020, there is 1 fake university in Karnataka.
  1. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society

How many fake universities are there in Maharashtra?

As per the UGC list of fake universities in India announced in October 2020, there is 1 fake university in Maharashtra.
  1. Raja Arabic University

Who provides recognition to universities in India?

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is a statutory organization of the Government of India under the Ministry of Education (MoE) provides recognition to universities in India.


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