New Delhi: The Union Minister of Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank in the Parliament said that UGC has identified 24 fake universities.

“Based on the complaints received from students, parents, general public and also through electronic and print media, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the list of 24 so-called universities which are offering degree programmes without recognition under Section 2(f) and Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956.”

The Union Minister of Education also said that out of these 24 so-called universities, three had been identified in the last three years.

List of fraudulent universities in India

Delhi

1. Commercial University Ltd. Daryaganj, Delhi

2. United Nations University, Delhi

3. Vocational University, Delhi

4. ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower,
25, Rajendra Place,

New Delhi – 110 008

5. Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, New Delhi

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

7. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), 351-352,
Phase-1, Block-A, Vijay Vihar, Rithala, Rohini, Delhi – 110 085

Karnataka

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

Kerala

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

Maharashtra

10. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur

West Bengal

11. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, 80, Chowringhee
Road, Kolkata – 20

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

Uttar Pradesh

13. Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyala, Varanasi, UP/Jagatpuri,
Delhi

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

15. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad (UP)

16. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur

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

18. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura (UP)

19. Maharana Partap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh
(UP)

20. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area, Khoda,
Makanpur, Noida Phase-2, (UP)

Odisha

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

22. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology,
University Road Baripada, Distt. Mayurbhanj, Odisha – 757 003

Puducherry

23. Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, No. 186, Thilaspet,
Vazhuthavoor Road, Puducherry – 605 009

Andhra Pradesh

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

*Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow, UP – the matter is subjudice before the District Judge – Lucknow.

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