Beware students! These 24 universities are fake

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The season of college admissions has begun. So before you rush to apply for admission, don’t forget to check whether the college/university is authorised to give you degrees or not. In the interest of students, University Grants Commission (UGC) recently released a list of 24 fake universities. The commission warned students that these 24 self-styled, unrecognised institutions are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act and are not entitled to confer any degrees.

Below is the state-wise list of these fake universities:

Bihar

  1. Maithili University / Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga

Delhi

  1. Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj
  2. United Nations University
  3. Vocational University
  4. ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower, 25 Rajendra Place
  5. Indian Institute of Science and Engineering
  6. Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment, Rozgar Sewasadan, 672, Sanjay Enclave, Opp. GTK Depot
  7. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), 351-352, Phase-I, Block-A, Vijay Vihar, Rithala, Rohini

Karnataka

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

Kerala

  1. John’s University, Kishanattam

Maharashtra

  1. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur

West Bengal

  1. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata.
  2. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research,8-A, Diamond Harbour Road, Builtech inn, 2nd Floor, Thakurpurkur

Uttar Pradesh

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

Meanwhile, as far as the institution, Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow, UP, is concerned, the matter is subjudice before the District Judge, Lucknow.

Odisha

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

Puducherry

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

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