UGC Releases List of Fake Universities in Delhi; UP, Maharashtra, Among Other States Included

UGC Releases List of Fake Universities in Delhi; UP, Maharashtra, Among Other States Included

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Mayank Uniyal
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New Delhi, Updated on Jul 9, 2024 12:25 IST

A list of fake universities in Delhi, Maharashtra, UP, West Bengal and other states has been released by UGC to inform students regarding the authenticity of the university before applying for admission.

UGC Releases List of Fake Universities

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recently released a list of fake universities in India. Illegitimate universities in Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal, and Uttar Pradesh among other states have been notified by the commission in order to make students aware of the authenticity of a university before getting admission to a university.  Besides, it is essential to check every detail of the university or the college thoroughly before investing hard-earned money in scamming universities. Students can check the list of fake universities in Delhi, Mumbai, West Bengal, UP and other states here. 

UGC Identifies Eight Fake Universities in Delhi

The web portal of a fake university can look as similar to a genuine university. Hence, the UGC has released a list of fake universities in India to aware students beforehand. UGC has identified the list of fake universities across different states of India. Among them, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Puducherry each have one fake university. West Bengal and Kerala have two fake universities while Delhi topped the list with eight fake universities. 

UGC Fake University List 2024 

Students can check the fake universities list by UGC from below: 

State  Name of Fake Universities 
  • All India Institute of Public & Physical Health Sciences (AIIPHS)
  • Commercial University Ltd.
  • United Nations University
  • Vocational University
  • ADR-Centric Juridical University
  • Indian Institute of Science and Engineering
  • Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment
  • Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University)
Uttar Pradesh
  • Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad
  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh
  • Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow
  • Mahamaya Technical University, Noida
  • St. John’s University, Kishanattam
  • International Islamic University of Prophetic Medicine (IIUPM), Kunnamangalam, Kozhikode
West Bengal
  • Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata
  • Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, Kolkata
  • Raja Arabic University, Nagpur
  • Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education
  • Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum

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