Indian universities instructed to cease offering open and distance learning programs
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a notification to universities and institutions to refrain from offering programs through open and distance learning.According to the notification, no university or institution should offer a diploma, bachelor’s or master’s level program, other than an MBA and MCA, until the finalization of UGC (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations 2014. The UGC decree includes programs such as B.E./B.Tech, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate courses in architecture, town planning, pharmacy, hotel management, catering technology, applied arts and crafts, and PG diploma in management.
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Source: The Hindu