List of Fake Universities released by UGC

The University Grants Commission has released the list of Fake Universities across the country. The list has the names of 24 universities that have been termed as fake.  As per the UGC, these universities are not empowered to confer any degree. 


Eight of these fake universities are from Uttar Pradesh and seven from Delhi. Odisha and West Bengal have two fake universities each while Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh have one each.

As per the statement released by the commission, these 24 self-styled, unrecognized institutions are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act, which have been declared as fake universities and these are not empowered to confer any degree. 

List of Fake Universities

StateName of the Universities
Delhi 
  • Commercial University Limited, Daryaganj
  • United Nations University
  • Vocational University
  • ADR-Centric Juridical University
  • Indian Institution of Science & Engineering
  • Viswakarma Open University for self employment
  • Adhyatmik University
Uttar Pradesh
  • Varanaseya Sanskrit Viswavidyalaya
  • Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Viswavidyalaya
  • Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith
  • National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy
  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University)
  • Uttar Pradesh Viswavidyalaya
  • Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Viswavidyalaya
  • Indraprastha Shiksha
Karnataka
  • Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society
Kerala
  • St. John’s University
Maharashtra
  • Raja Arabic University
West Bengal
  • Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine
  • Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research
Odisha
  • Nababharat Shiksha Parishad
  • North Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology
Puducherry
  • Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education
Andhra Pradesh 
  • Christ New Testament Deemed Univeristy