The University Grants Commission (UGC) today it declared 24 “self-styled” institutions bogus and found two more in violation of the rules. State details of fake universities are available on UGC website ugc.ac.in.
Delhi has the top eight fake universities: All India Institute of Public & Physical Health Sciences, Commercial University Ltd. Daryaaganj, United Nations University, Vocational University, ADR-Centric Juridic University, Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, Viswakarma Open University for Self-employment, Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University).
Uttar Pradesh has seven fake universities: candhi Hindi Vidyapith, National University of Electro complex Homeopathy, Netaji Subhash chandra Bose Univirsity (open university), Bhartiya Shiksha parishad.
Apart from these, universities from Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Odisha, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh are also listed.
“Students and the general public are hereby informed that at present 21 self-styled and unrecognized institutions which are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act, have been declared as bogus universities and these are not empowered to award any degree,” the document said official .