UGC declares 21 Universities Fake: Check all universities

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Recently, University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday i.e. 26, August 2022 declared 21 universities Fake and these universities found two more in violation of norms. Majority of universities from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.

In India, there are 21 self styled and unrecognized universities which are functioning in contravention of UGC Act, this is why UGC has declared 21 universities as Fake and also has said that all these 21 universities or institutes don’t have any power to offer degrees to students.


In the list of UGC Fake universities, Eight universities are from Delhi and Odisha and West Bengal both state have two fake universities. While four universities from Uttar Pradesh. On the other hand, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Karnataka, and Maharashtra have one.

Statement of UGC: 21 Fake Universities:

As per the UGC statement, these all universities can confer degrees only if universities were established under the state or central provincial act or by the institution which is deemed to be a university. The statement also adds these institutions especially if empowered by an Act of parliament and offered degrees to students.  


Students at large are hereby informed that presently following 21 self styled and unrecognized universities which were functioning wrongly and in contravention of the UGC Act, this is why UGC has declared all these universities as Fake. These universities also are not empowered to offer any degree.

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Name of 21 Fake Universities:

  1. ADR-Centric Juridical University,
  2. Vocational University,
  3. United Nations University,
  4. Indian Institution of Science and Engineering,
  5. All India Institute of Public and Physical Health Sciences (AIIPPHS),
  6. AdhyatmikVishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University),
  7. Commercial University Ltd., and
  8. Viswakarma Open University are declared as fake institutions from Delhi.

Uttar Pradesh.

  1. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag;
  2. Bharat Bhawan,
  3. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur;
  4. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University these are four universities declared as fake institutes of U.P.

West Bengal

  1. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine
  2. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research


  1. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad and
  2. North Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology
  1. Where as, Raja Arabic University, Nagpur, Maharashtra,
  2. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society of Karnataka;
  3. John’s University, Kishanattam Kerala;
  4. Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education Puducherry, and
  5. Christ New Testament Deemed University from Andhra Pradesh have been declared as fake universities.

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