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UGC declared list of fake universities and colleges in India

In a major event, last month educational body UGC and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in their annual review has declared list of 23 fake universities and 279 technical institutes on their websites (also find below these universities) and issued warning to students ahead of the new academic session.

The step was taken in order to safeguard the life of students who are passing this year. Therefore, this warning will help class 12th students to be vigilant about all such colleges, universities/institutions.

States which topped the list of having fake universities, colleges or institutes are:

1> Uttar Pradesh -  9 Fake Universities/Colleges/Instittues 

2> Delhi - 6 Fake Universities/Colleges/Instittues

3> Odisha and West Bengal - 2 each Fake Universities/Colleges/Instittues

4> Maharashtra. Kerala, Karnataka and Bihar - 1 each Fake Universities/Colleges/Instittues

Find list of approved colleges / Universities / school list - here

Both bodies have also issued Public notices in newspapers cautioning the students not to take admission in such unapproved institutions, Public notices are also published in newspapers cautioning the students not to take admission in such unapproved institutions.

Extra measures were also taken by asking States to initiate proceedings against those involved in defrauding and cheating students “by misrepresenting themselves as ‘universities’ awarding degrees with their name”, Pandey told the Rajya Sabha.

Both UGC and AICTE had taken the Measures :

  • In order to ensure students don't apply to such colleges/universities, the AICTE has also issued notices to these schools for not taking its approval
  • Also, public notices have been published in newspapers cautioning the students not to take admission in such unapproved institutions

The details of fake universities and fake technical institutes are : 


1.     Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya, Darbhanga, Bihar.


2.     Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj, Delhi.

3.     United Nations University, Delhi.

4.     Vocational University, Delhi.

5.     ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower, 25 Rajendra Place, New Delhi - 110 008.

6.     Indian Institute of Science and Engineering, New Delhi.

7.     Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment, Rozgar Sewasadan, 672, Sanjay Enclave, Opp. GTK Depot, Delhi-110033.


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


9.     St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala.


10.   Raja Arabic University, Nagpur, Maharashtra.

West Bengal

11.   Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkatta.

12.   Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research,8-A, Diamond Harbour Road, Builtech inn, 2nd Floor, Thakurpurkur, Kolkatta – 700063

Uttar Pradesh

13.   Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi (UP) Jagatpuri, Delhi.

14.   Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University) Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

15.   Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

16.   National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Find list of approved colleges / Universities / school list - here

17.   Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.

18.   Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

19.   Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh.

20.   Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area,Khoda,Makanpur,Noida Phase-II, Uttar Pradesh.

21.   Gurukul Vishwavidyala, Vridanvan, Uttar Pradesh.


22.   Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Plot No. 242, Pani Tanki Road,Shaktinagar, Rourkela-769014.

23.   North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Odisha.

Find list of approved colleges / Universities / school list - here

Note: Also, the list of fake universities and fake technical institutes are available on the UGC website www.ugc.ac.in and AICTE website www.aicte-india.org

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