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Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
19-March-2018 17:38 IST
Deemed to be University shall not engage in commercialization of education

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has informed that it has notified UGC (Institutions Deemed to be Universities) Regulations, 2016. TheseRegulations are available at http://www.egazette.nic.in/WriteReadData/2016/170661.pdf. As per these Regulations no institution Deemed to be University shall charge any fee for an admission test other than an amount representing the reasonable cost incurred by it in conducting such test. Further, as per the Regulations, an institution Deemed to be University shall not engage in commercialization of education in any manner whatsoever, and shall provide for equity and access to all deserving students.

 

Private Universities are regulated by UGC (Establishment and Maintenance of Standards in Private Universities) Regulations, 2003. Fees for admission test and tuition and other fees are decided either by the Private Universities themselves or by the State Government concerned.

 

This information was given by the Minister of State (HRD), Dr. Satya Pal Singh today in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question.

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