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February 16, 2022

M. Jagadesh Kumar appointed University Grants Commission (UGC), India, Chairman


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Photo:(Left to Right) Mr. Jagadesh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, and the Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu presenting the degrees to students, at the 3rd annual convocation of Jawaharlal Nehru University, in New Delhi on November 11, 2019. [File Photo]


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New Delhi, February 4 — Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Vice-Chancellor Mr. M. Jagadesh Kumar has been appointed as Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC), officials said on Friday.

Kumar is currently holding the charge as acting VC of JNU after his tenure expired last year.

“Jagadesh Kumar has been appointed the new UGC chairman,” a senior official of the Ministry of Education (MoE) confirmed.

The post of the UGC chairman fell vacant on December 7 after Prof D P Singh, who had taken charge in 2018, resigned.

Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar is an academician, administrator, and author who has been the acting Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) since January 2021.

Sources: PIB, PTI, UGC

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• UGC notifies Rights of Women in Higher Education Institutions •


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New Delhi, February 10, 2022 — The Minister of State for Education, Dr. Subhas Sarkar, today presented the following written statement in the Rajya Sabha (Upper House of Parliament):

Source: Ministry of Education, Government of India

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• Colleges, Universities can Re-open for Offline Classes, Exams following Covid Protocols •


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The University Grants Commission (UGC), India’s higher education regulatory body, has directed the colleges and universities to re-open campuses for classes and examinations offline, online, or in blended mode following Covid protocols.


New Delhi, February 11, 2022 — The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued the following instructions to all Vice-Chancellors on re-opening of Universities and Colleges Post Lockdown:

Source: UGC

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• UGC has issued the following UPDATE concerning UGC-NET •

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February 16, 2022

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conduct of December-2020 UGC-NET could not occur. Consequently, the UGC-NET of December 2020 and June 2021 Cycles were conducted together by National Testing Agency (NTA) between November 20, 2021, and January 5, 2022.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted the UGC-NET in 81 subjects in 837 centers spread across 239 cities. More than 12 lakh candidates registered for UGC-NET. The processing of the results is underway. The Chairman, UGC, Prof. M. Jagadesh Kumar, said that UGC is working closely with National Testing Agency (NTA) and is making all efforts to declare the UGC-NET results in a day or two. He wished the candidates all the best.

— Secretary, UGC

Source: UGC

[The National Eligibility Test (NET), also known as UGC NET or NTA-UGC-NET, is the examination for determining the eligibility for the post of assistant professor or Junior Research Fellowship award in Indian universities and colleges. National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the test on behalf of the University Grants Commission.]

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