Eligible Foreign Higher Educational Institutions are invited to set up their campuses in India, may apply on the portal at https://fhei.ugc.ac.in/ | Invitation of applications from eligible colleges for Deemed to be University status, may apply on the portal at https://deemed.ugc.ac.in/ | Invitation of applications from eligible colleges for conferment/extension of Autonomous status, colleges may apply on the portal at https://aucollege.ugc.ac.in


About University Grants Commission

The University Grants Commission (UGC) came into existence on 28th December, 1953 and became a statutory Organization of the Government of India by an Act of Parliament in 1956, for the coordination,determination and maintenance of standards of teaching, examination and research in university education.


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The University Grants Commission (UGC) was established by an Act of Parliament in 1956 to coordinate, determine, and maintain standards of teaching, examination, and research in university education. Now, UGC has become an important pillar of higher education.

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Notices
UGC Public regarding: Removal of Sangai International University, Churachandpur, Manipur from UGC list of Universities under Section 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956.
Published on : 29/05/2024
UGC Public Notice regarding: Extension on Empanelment of Agencies/Venders for Multimedia related works for SWAYAM on rate contract basis for the period from 08-03-2024 to 31-07-2024.
Published on : 27/05/2024
UGC letter regarding: Prevention of Caste-Based Discrimination in Higher Education Institutions.
Published on : 27/05/2024
UGC Public Notice regarding: Clarification on extension of date beyond 31-12-2018 for participation in Orientation/Refresher Courses in respect of Assistant Registrar under Career Advancement Scheme.
Published on : 16/05/2024
GC letter regarding: Promotion of Public Private Partnership (PPP) beginner's e-course among official dealing with infrastructure projects.
Published on : 14/05/2024
UGC letter regarding: Publishing of Map of India in conformity with maps provided by survey of India.
Published on : 14/05/2024
UGC letter regarding: Live Webinar on SWAYAM Plus Portal on 13th May 2024 from 10:00 AM onwards.
Published on : 10/05/2024
UGC letter regarding: Implementation of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal ) Act, 2013
Published on : 07/05/2024
UGC Public notice regarding: Provision of UGC (ODL Programmes and Online Programmes) Regulations, 2020 regarding enrolment of foreign/international learner in Online programmes.
Published on : 06/05/2024
UGC Public Notice: Invitation of application from ELIGIBLE HIEs for recognition to offer programmes under Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode an/or Online mode for academic year 2024-25, academic session beginning September, 2024 (revised from July-August, 2024) and onwards.
Published on : 06/05/2024
UGC letter regarding: Prohibition of use of electronics cigarettes in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).
Published on : 06/05/2024
UGC letter regarding: Implementation of Guidelines for Gender Champions in Higher Educational Institutions.
Published on : 02/05/2024
UGC letter regarding: Removal of Ministers photographs on the Central Government websites.
Published on : 01/05/2024
UGC letter regarding: NEP SAARTHI
Published on : 30/04/2024
UGC public notice regarding: Non-enrolment of foreign national in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Programmes as per UGC (ODL Programmes and Online Programmes) Regulations, 2020.
Published on : 26/04/2024
UGC public notice regarding: Guidelines for Admission and Supernumerary seats of International Students in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes in Higher Educational Institutions in India.
Published on : 26/04/2024
UGC letter regarding: Constitution of Anti-Ragging Committee at district level.
Published on : 26/04/2024
UGC Letter regarding :"Curbing the menace of ragging in Higher Educational Institutions"
Published on : 25/04/2024
UGC public notice regarding: Fake online programmes with misleading abbreviations, e.g., BBA, MBA, etc.
Published on : 23/04/2024
UGC letter regarding: An online meeting under the Chairmanship of JS(TEL), MoE, regrading the outreach and awareness for the SWAYAM Programme.
Published on : 22/04/2024
Circulars
Circular regarding: Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government Pensioners/Family Pensioners revised rate effective from 01-01-2024
Published on : 20/03/2024
Circular regarding: Revision of rates of Dearness allowance to Central Government Employees effective from 01-01-2024.
Published on : 15/03/2024
Circular regarding: Declaration of immovable/movable property etc. by the UGC employees under Regulation 18(1) of the UGC employees (Conduct) Regulations, 1967.
Published on : 16/01/2024
Office Memorandum: Withdraw the circular regarding "Coverage under Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, in place of the National Pension System, of those Central Government employees.
Published on : 07/11/2023
UGC Circular regarding: Vigilance Awareness Week from 30th October 2023 to 5th November, 2023.
Published on : 27/10/2023
UGC Circular regarding: Revision of rates of Dearness Allowance to Central Government Employees effective from 01-07-2023 shall be enhanced from 42% to 46% of the Basic Pay.
Published on : 30/10/2023
UGC Circular regarding: Amendment in the CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972 consequent upon the implementation of the recommendation of 7 CPC.
Published on : 27/10/2023
Circular regarding: Coverage under Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, in place of the National Pension System, of those Central Government employees who were recruited against the posts/vacancies advertised/notified for recruitment, on or before 22-12-2003
Published on : 21/03/2023
Circular regarding: Applicability of Payment of Gratuity Act 1972 to educational institutions under the Ministry of Education
Published on : 17/01/2023
UGC Notice regarding Options under Central Civil Services (Implementation of National Pension System) Rules 2021.
Published on : 17/11/2022
Options under Central Civil Services (Implementation of National Pension System) Rules, 2021 to avail benefits under the old pension scheme on the death of a Government servant covered under the National Pension System during service or his discharge from service on account of invalidation or disabl
Published on : 03/11/2022
UGC Circular regarding: Ceiling of Rs. 5 lakh on subscription to General provident Fund (GPF) in a financial year.
Published on : 28/10/2022
Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners- revised rate effective from 01-07-2022 shall be enhanced from 34% to 38%
Published on : 14/10/2022
UGC Circular regarding: Grant of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners - Revised Rates effective from 01.01.2022 shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 3l% to 34%.
Published on : 11/04/2022
UGC Circular regarding: Grant of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees - Revised Rates effective from 01.01.2022 shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 3l% to 34%.
Published on : 07/04/2022
Declaration of immovable/movable property etc. by the UGC employees under Regulation 18(1) of the UGC employees (Conduct) Regulations, 1967
Published on : 24/11/2021
Grant of Dearness Allowance (DA) to the employees of the Central Government Revised Rates effective from 01-07-2021 shall be enhanced the existing rate of 28% to 31%
Published on : 01/11/2021
UGC Circular reg.: Grant of transport allowance at double the normal rates to Deaf and Dumb employed in Central Government.
Published on : 12/10/2021
UGC Circular reg.: Govt. of India circular relating to Central Government employees retired during the period from January, 2020 to June, 2021- Calculation of Gratuity and cash payment in lieu of leave.
Published on : 11/10/2021
Grant of Dearness Allowance (DA) to the employee of Central Government - Revised Rates effective from 01-07-2021.
Published on : 23/07/2021
International Cooperation
UGC Public Notice regarding: Extension of date for submission of nominations for the 2024 UNESCO Prize for Girls' and Women's Education.
Published on : 29/05/2024
List of Eligible Indian institutions to collaborate as per Regulations on Academic Collaboration between Indian and Foreign HEIs to offer Twinning, Joint Degree and Dual Degree Programmes in 2022 with foreign institutions.
Published on : 14/05/2024
Public Notice regarding: Extension of date for submission of nominations for the 2024 UNESCO prize for Girls' and Women's Education.
Published on : 06/05/2024
Public notice regarding: Call for Candidates for the 2024 UNESCO International Centre of Martial Arts (ICM) for Youth Development and Engagement.
Published on : 19/04/2024
UGC public notice regarding: Call for Applications for the ASEM DUO-Sweden Programme 2024.
Published on : 12/04/2024
Public Notice regarding: Romanian Government offers scholarship to Indian Students.
Published on : 12/04/2024
Public Notice regarding: Admission Notice of South Asian University for the Academic Year 2024-25.
Published on : 05/04/2024
Call for nominations for the 2024 UNESCO Prize for Girls and Women's Education
Published on : 28/03/2024
Call for Application for DUO-Belgium/Wallonia-Brussels 2024.
Published on : 01/03/2024
UGC Public Notice regarding: The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship for 2024-25.
Published on : 29/01/2024
Call for Proposals for Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration SPARC Phase III
Published on : 03/01/2024
Public Notice regarding: Call for nominations for the UNESCO-Carlos J. Finlay Prize for Microbiology 2023.
Published on : 06/10/2023
Public Notice regarding: Call for Applications for UNESCO Young Professionals Program-2023.
Published on : 27/09/2023
Call for proposals for India-Taiwan joint Research Projects to be conferred in 2024.
Published on : 20/07/2023
Result under Stipendium Hungaricum Programme for the Year 2023-24.
Published on : 17/07/2023
Call for nomination for the 2023 edition of the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science.
Published on : 14/07/2023
Public Notice regarding: [ASEM-DUO] DUO-Sweden 2023 Call for Application.
Published on : 10/05/2023
UGC Public Notice regarding: Adoption of Guidelines for Admission and Supernumerary seats of International Students in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes in Higher Educational Institutions in India.
Published on : 21/04/2023
UGC Public Notice for Inviting Applications for Participation in International Seminars on Bulgarian Language and Culture.
Published on : 13/04/2023
UGC letter regarding: Registration on EducationINdia Portal (educationindia.gov.in)
Published on : 29/03/2023

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UGC Office Helpline:011-23604446
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Covid -19 Helpline:1800-111-657
Email: covid19help.ugc@gov.in

Scholarship/Fellowship Helpline:011-23604505
Email: netjrf-ugc@gov.in

National Scholarship Portal Helpline:0120-6619540
Email: helpdesk@nsp.gov.in

UGC e-Samadhan Portal:1800-111-656 (General Inquiry)
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+91 79-2326-8279 (For Technical Queries)

Anti-ragging Helpline:1800-180-5522
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