UGC, have created “fresh uncertainty” regarding the conduct of final year exams, according to Prof. Sukhadeo Thorat, former Chairman of the commission.

The timeline for holding the exam has been relaxed so far with Universities having the option to hold the pending examinations by end of September 2020.

The academic session in universities and higher educational institutions can be started from September instead of July in view of the COVID-19 situation in the country, a panel appointed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended.

UGC directs all universities, colleges to set up mental health helplines

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities and colleges to set up mental health helplines to address psychosocial concerns of students during the lockdown imposed to combat coronavirus.

Mentioning that West Bengal is a talent pool as it has given so many Nobel laureates to the country, the chief minister said, "The talent of Bengal is the envy of the entire world."

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has indulged in yet another political war with the Centre over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s special address to the university students across the country on September 11. The WB CM has ordered the universities of her state not to make arrangements for the live telecast of PM’s address, …

In the first call made last year, the Aayog had elicited a total of 3,658 applications -- including from institutions in government and private sector, and academic and non-academic ventures -- from across the country