Fake Universities List 2022: UGC warns against taking admission in Bible Open University Of India

UGC Fake Universities List 2022: Another 21 universities have been declared fake. The UGC has warned students against taking admission in them.

Fake Universities List 2022: UGC warns against taking admission in Bible Open University Of India UGC cautions students against enrolling in "self-styled" universities. (Source: Shutterstock)
Ishaan Arora | Aug 25, 2022 - 6:54 p.m. IST
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New Delhi: In a public notice issued on Thursday, higher education regulator, the University Grants Commission has warned students against taking admission in “self-styled” Bible Open University of India, operating in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The institution is offering degree programmes and courses in “gross violation” of the UGC Act 1956.

The UGC Act stipulates that only universities established through central, provincial or state laws and standalone institutions designated as deemed-to-be universities will be allowed to confer degrees upon students. Bible Open University of India does not meet any of these requirements and, therefore, is not authorised to offer degree programmes.

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“Therefore, the general public, students, parents and other stakeholders are cautioned through this public notice not to take admission in the above mentioned self-styled institution, taking admission in such self-styled institution may jeopardize the career of the students,” the UGC public notice says.

UGC fake university list 2022 by state

Also on Thursday, the UGC issued a list of 21 fake universities it has identified across nine states and union territories. The large number, eight, are in Delhi, followed by Uttar Pradesh with four. Andhra Pradesh has another one – Christ New Testament Deemed University. However, the Bible Open University of India is not listed in this.

The full list of fake universities is given below:

Fake universities in DeIhi

1. All India Institute of Public & Physical Health Sciences (AIIPPHS), State Govemment University, Office Kh. No. 608-609, 1" Floor, Sant Kripal Singh Public Trust Building, Near BDO Office, Alipur, Delhi-l 10036.

2. Commercial University Ltd. Dar;,aganj, 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 Institution of Science and Engineering, New Delhi

7. Viswakarma Open University for Self-employment, India" Rozgar Sewasadan, 672, Sanjay Enclave, Opp. GTK Depot, New Delhi - 110 033

8. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), 351-352, phase-I, Block-A, Vijay Vihar, Rithala, Rohini, Delhi - I l0 085.

Fake university in Karnataka

9. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokalq Belgaum (Karnataka)

Fake university in Kerala

10. St. John's University, Kishanattam. Kerala

Fake university in Maharashtra

I l. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur

Fake universities in West Bengal

12. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, 80, Chowringhee Road, Kolkata -20

13. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, 8-A Diamond Harbor Road Builtech inn, 2nd Floor, Thakurpukur, Kolkata- 700 063

Fake universities in Uttar Pradesh

14 Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad (UP)

15. National University of Electro complex Homeopathy, Kanpur

16. Netaji Subhash chandra Bose Univirsity (open university), Achaltal,_Aligarh (UP)

17. Bhartiya Shiksha parishad, Bharat Bhawan, tvtatiyari Chinhat, Faizabad Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Fake Universities in Odisha

18. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Plot No.242, Pani Tanki Road, Shakti Nagar, Rourkela -769 014

19. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, University Road Baripada, District Mayurbhanj, Odisha - 7 57 003

Fake University in Puducherry

20. Shree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, No. I E6, Thilaspet, Vazhuthavoor Road, Puducherry - 605 009

Fake university in Andhra Pradesh

21. Christ New Testament Deemed University, # 32-23-2003, 7h Lane, Kakumanuvarithota, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh - 522 002 002 or # fit No. 301, Grace Villa APts., 7/5, Srinagar, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

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