UGC suspends degrees awarded by four universities - distance mode.

 SMTV Desk 2017-11-24 20:23:49  UGC, suspends, degrees, awarded, four, universities, distance, mode.
UGC suspends degrees awarded by four universities - distance mode.

India Nov 24: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has suspended engineering degrees awarded by four deemed to be universities through distance mode.Earlier this month the Supreme court has restrained universities across the country from continuing any distance learning courses from the 2018-19 without prior approval of the regulatory authorities and ordered a CBI probe into granting of retrospective approvals to four of them.In view of restraining order of SC the UGC has taken this step and suspended degrees.The four universities are --JRN Rajasthan Vidyapeeth, Institute of Advanced Studies in Education (IASE), Rajasthan, Allahabad Agricultural Institute (AAI) and Vinayaka Mission s Research Foundation, Tamil Nadu."AICTE Regulations, do apply to deemed to be universities and the four varsities were not justified in introducing any new courses in Technical Education without the approval of AICTE.""Consequent to this..all the degrees in Engineering awarded by concerned deemed to be universities stand suspended," UGC Secretary PK Thakur said.