MPhil course derecognised by UGC but West Bengal Govt plans to continue with it

While the University Grants Commission (UGC) released a notification alerting the students for not enrolling in the MPhil (Master of Philosophy) programme stating that it is not a recognised degree, the West Bengal government has refused to follow the guidelines. Universities in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are reportedly planning to offer MPhil courses in the … Read more

UGC: College principal and university registrar will be answerable for any case of ragging or suicide

NEW DELHI: Urging all the higher education institutions (HEIs) to step up anti-ragging measures, the University Grants Commission said that for extreme ragging and suicide cases, principal of the college and registrar of the university will be called and will be answerable to the National Anti-Ragging Monitoring Committee for the reasons of non-compliance of the … Read more

UGC revises grant amount for fellowship programmes

NEW DELHI: University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to revise the amount of junior research fellowship and senior research fellowship for science, humanities and social sciences with effect from January 1, 2023. This will benefit around 31,000 students.As per the revised rates, the existing per month fellowship amount for JRF and SRF have been increased … Read more