UGC Released A List of 24 Fake Universities Functioning In India


University Grants Commission has released a list of 24 Fake universities /colleges who have been operable but not under their guidance. What does it mean, you ask? Well! It basically means that the degree that these 24 institutions offer is nothing but plain pieces of paper with no real value.

Fake Universities

Now, the list includes institutions from all over the country but the majority of it is from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, with 7 and 8 fake university counts respectively.

The right to provide degrees can be only given to the Universities that follow the proper law under section 22 of the  University Grants Commission Act, 1956Which says that UGC, Central Body, Deemed to be Universities under Act Three of the same rule or an Act of Parliament can be the only men’s by which an institution reserves the right to pass on valid degrees.

The list of institutions is long and you might want to go through it to check that you or someone you know, is not being fooled by these fake universities. The list is as follows:

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    1. Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj, Delhi.
    2. United Nations University, Delhi.
    3. Vocational University, Delhi.
    4. ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower, 25 Rajendra Place, New Delhi – 110 008.
    5. Indian Institute of Science and Engineering, New Delhi.
    6. Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment, Rozgar Sewasadan, 672, Sanjay Enclave, Opp. GTK Depot, Delhi-110033.
    7. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), 351-352, Phase-I, Block-A, Vijay Vihar, Rithala, Rohini, Delhi-110085 Karnataka
    8. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum, Karnataka Kerala
    9. St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala Maharashtra
    10. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur, Maharashtra West Bengal
    11. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkatta.
    12. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research,8-A, Diamond Harbour Road, Builtech inn, 2nd Floor, Thakurpurkur, Kolkatta – 700063

Uttar Pradesh

    1. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi (UP) Jagatpuri, Delhi.
    2. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University) Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
    3. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
    4. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
    5. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.
    6. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
    7. Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh.
    8. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area, Khoda, Makanpur, Noida Phase-II, Uttar Pradesh.


    1. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Plot No. 242, Pani Tanki Road,Shaktinagar, Rourkela-769014.
    2. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Odisha.


    1. Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, No. 186, Thilaspet, Vazhuthavoor Road, Puducherry-605009

Andhra Pradesh

  1. Christ New Testament Deemed University, #32-32-2003, 7th Lane, Kakumanuvarithoto, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh-522002 and another address of Christ New Testament Deemed University, Fit No. 301, Grace Villa Apts., 7/5, Srinagar, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh-522002

Checked out the full list? If you’ve found that any person known to you is affiliated with these universities, then you should share the article ahead with them. It might save them in time.

Rest, UGC frequently keeps on presenting a list of such universities and the current season is the peak one for new admissions so there are high chances of fraud. Aware those around you and save someone’s hard-earned money from being thrown down the well.

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