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  • 05 March, 2021

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Draft UGC Regulations

Draft UGC Regulations

  • Draft UGC (Academic Collaboration between Indian and Foreign Higher Education Institutions to offer Joint Degree, Dual Degree and Twinning Programmes) Regulations, 2021 was put for public review.
  • It may effectively implement the Higher Education Institutions (HEI) aspect of National Education Policy, 2020.
  • Joint Degree programme - The curriculum shall be designed jointly by the collaborating Indian and foreign HEIs.
  • The degree shall be awarded by both the institutions with a single Certificate bearing the crests and logo of both collaborating institutions, upon completion of the programme.
  • Dual Degree Programme shall be conferred by the Indian and foreign HEIs, separately and simultaneously, upon completion of degree requirements of both institutions.
  • Twinning Arrangement - Students enrolled with an Indian HEI shall undertake their study program partly in India, complying with relevant UGC regulations, and partly in the foreign HEI.
  • Moreover, credits earned by the students at a foreign HEI shall be counted towards the degree/diploma awarded by the Indian HEI.

Source: TH


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