SC raps UGC over deemed universities reports. UGC is not waking up. You are a statutory body but unfortunately you are not doing your duty. Certain standards must be maintained by these universities and categorization will happen accordingly.
“Approval Process Handbook (2013-14) is presently in force and the same has been extended and made applicable for the Academic Year 2014-15 as well. AICTE shall now proceed in accordance with the Approval Process Handbook for the Academic Year 2014-15. Necessary orders shall be issued by AICTE within 10 days,” the order issued by the bench comprising justices L M Lodha and Kurien, stated.
The ultimatum was issued by a division bench of the court comprising Justice Ravi Malimath and Justice K L Manjunath. The bench also slammed the government for not implementing the act for the past eight years.