The University Grants Commission Act, 1956 under Section 22(1) provides that only a University established by a Central, State/ Provincial Act or an institution deemed to be university under section 3 or an institution especially empowered by an Act of Parliament to confer UGC specified degrees under section 22(3) of the Act.
Sub.:- Public Notice on Fake Universities Further, section 23 of the UGC Act prohibits the use of word “University” by any institutions other than a university established as stated above. Therefore, students and the public at large are hereby informed that such 24 self-styled, unrecognized institutions functioning in contravention of the UGC Act have been declared as fake and not entitled to confer any degrees. The detailed list is at UGC website www.ugc.ac.in