UGC releases the list of fake universities running in India

25 Jul, 2019
UGC releases the list of fake universities running in India

University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the list of fake universities running in the country. On March 23, UGC has released a list of 23 fake universities that are operational across the country. UGC has released the list as the admission process in the country is almost done.

Among them, most of the fake universities are situated in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi. The eight educational institutions in the former are labeled as fake, while seven are from Delhi.

The fake universities which have been found functioning in Delhi include Commercial University, Vocational University, ADR-Centric Juridical University, United Nations University, Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, Viswakarma Open University for Self-employment, Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya and Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya.

The name of the fake universities are listed below:

Uttar Pradesh

  • Aligarh Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya, Kosi Kalan, Mathura
  • Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad
  • Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad, Institutional Area, Khod
  • Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya, Pratapgarh
  • National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur
  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University),
  • Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya,
  • Varanasi Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya, (Women’s University), Allahabad


  • Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University)
  • ADR-Centric Juridical University
  • Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj
  • Indian Institute of Science and Engineering
  • United Nations University
  • Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya
  • Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment
  • Vocational University


  • Nababharat Shiksha Parishad, Anupoorna Bhawan, Rourkela
  • North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology

West Bengal

  • Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata
  • Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research, Kolkata


  • Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Belgaum St John’s University, Kishanattam


  • Raja Arabic University, Nagpur


  • Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education
Shahzad has always wanted to pursue a career in writing, especially for education affairs. He loves to write news which are helpful for the students around the world.


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