UGC Caution About Unauthorised University and Board2023-04-20
In a Public notice dated 28 March 2023, UGC has cautioned that the following two self styled institutions are offering degree courses/programs in gross violation of UGC Act 1956:
1. Open International University for Alternative Medicines, 60, Mela Chetty Street, Kuttalam – 609801 and
2. National Board of Alternative Medicines, 60, Mela Chetty Street, Kuttalam – 609801
UGC has clarified that the above entities are not listed in Section 2(f) or Section 3 in the list of universities and are not empowered to award any degree as per Section 22 of the UGC Act.
As the final word of caution, UGC has advised as below:
“Therefore, the general public, students, parents and other stake holders are cautioned through this public notice NOT TO TAKE ADMISSION in the above mentioned self-styled institutions, as taking admission in such self styled institutions may jeopardize the career of the students.”