UGC grants 62 higher educational institutions full autonomy

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted full autonomy to 62 higher educational institutions, including five central and 21 state universities, which maintained high standards, Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said.

Ministry of Human Resource Development

The institutions granted full autonomy will be free to decide their admission procedure, fee structure and curriculum.

"In line with the vision of PM Narendra Modi towards the liberalized regulatory regime, 62 Higher Education institutions, which maintained high standards, have been granted autonomy by the UGC today, (sic)," he posted on Twitter yesterday. 

Five central universities, 21 state universities, 26 private universities besides 10 other colleges have been granted autonomy under the Autonomous Colleges Regulation, the minister added.

 

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