Arunachal asks pvt varsities to follow UGC, AICTE norms

The instruction came during a review meeting on the functioning of private varsities in the state which was chaired by Education Minister Honchun Ngandam here yesterday, an official release informed.

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Itanagar, Nov 3: The Arunachal Pradesh government has asked all the seven private universities, functioning in the state, to strictly follow the norms laid by UGC and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).

The instruction came during a review meeting on the functioning of private varsities in the state which was chaired by Education Minister Honchun Ngandam here yesterday, an official release informed.

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The seven private universities operating in the state includes - Arunachal University of Studies at Namsai, Apex Professional University at Pasighat, North Eastern Technical University at Aalo, Himalayan University at Chimpu near here, Indira Gandhi Technology & Medical Science University (Ziro), Venkateswara Open University (Lekhi) and Arunodaya University (Jollang).

During the meeting the private universities were asked to prove their credentials in quality education and keep away from practices often reported from the private universities in other parts of the country.

They were also directed to come up with their permanent infrastructure for running their universities, the release added.

PTI

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