Grants Commission Act, 1956 under section 22(1) provides that a degree can be
awarded, only by a University established under a central, State/Provincial Act
or an institution deemed to be university under section 3 of the UGC Act or an
Institution especially empowered by an Act of Parliament to confer the degree.
23 of the UGC Act prohibits the use of word “University” by any institution
other than a university established as stated above. Students and public at
large are hereby informed that at present following 22 self-styled,
unrecognized institution are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act in
various parts of the country.
1. Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga, Bihar.
2. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi, UP/Jagatpuri, Delhi.
3. Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj, Delhi.
4. United Nations University, Delhi.
5. Vocational University, Delhi.
6. ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower, 25 Rajendra
Place, New Delhi – 110 008.
7. Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, New Delhi.
8. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum
9. St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala
10. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur
11. D.D.B. Sanskrit University, Putur, Trichi, Tamil Nadu.
12. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, 80, Chowringhee Road, Kolkata-
13. Institute of Alternative Medicine an Research, 8-A, Diamond Harbor Road,
Builtech inn, 2nd Floor, Thakurpukur, Kolkata- 700063.
14. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University) Prayag,
Allahabad( UP )
15. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad (UP)
16. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur.
17. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh
18. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, KosiKalan, Mathura (UP).
19. Maharana Partap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh (UP).
20. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area, Khoda, Makanpur, Noida
21. Gurukul Vishwavidyalaya Vrindavan, Mathura, (UP).
22. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Plot No. 242, Pani Tanki
Road, Shaktinagar, Rourkela-769014.
* Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow, UP – the matter is subjudice before the
District Judge -Lucknow
These institutions have been declared as Fake Universities and they are not
entitled to confer any degree. The detailed list is also available at UGC
website www.uqc.ac.in The public at
large is cautioned not to take admission in these Fake universities.