List of Fake Universities in India 2018 Declared by UGC

Fake University means that these universities those are not approved by the UGC. These universities are likely as an institution class.The University Grants Commission (UGC) is the nodal regulator of higher education in the country. It is the responsibility of the UGC to keep a check on the quality of the universities across the country.Because of its rigorous approach and work in this regard, UGC has been able to list fake universities in India that had been functioning without an approval. These universities provide to the student Under Graduate  (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) courses in the various subjects and scheme. But there degree and certificate are not approved by Indian govt and University Grant Commission (UGC).

In order to ensure that the students don't fall prey to fake universities, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has released a list of 22 fake universities on its website.

The following 22 universities are fake as per UGC:


Institute Name               


Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga (Bihar)


Varanaseya SanskritVishwavidyalaya, Varanasi (UP)


Commercial University Ltd Daryaganj (New Delhi)


United Nations University, Delhi


Vocational University, Delhi


ADR-Centric Juridical University, Rajendra Place, New Delhi


Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, New Delhi


Badaganvi Sarkar, World Open University Education Society, Gokak Belgaum, Karnataka


St John's University, Kerala


Raja Arabic University, Nagpur


D.D. B.Sanskrit University, Putur, Tamil Nadu


Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata


Institute of Alternative Medicine an Research, Kolkata


Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya(Women's university), Allahabad


Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Allahabad


National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur


NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Aligarh (UP)


Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Mathura (UP)


MaharanaPratapShikshaNiketanVishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh (UP)


IndraprasthShikshaParishad, Noida (UP)


GurukulVishwavidyalaya, Mathura (UP)


NababharatShikshaParishad, Rourkel

 UGC has released a notification that these institutions have been declared as 'fake universities' and are not entitled to confer degrees.

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