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List of Fake Universities in India by UGC

Update on 2024-04-15

List of Fake Universities in India by UGC

Everybody wants to get the best education from one of the reputed educational institutions. But it's not possible due to some fake universities. Yes, there are 24+ fake universities and 279 such technical institutes in our country which are not approved by AICTE. After the verification process, the University Grant Commission (UGC) has released the list of fake universities on Sep 2023 As per the law of the University Grants Commission [UGC] Act, 1956, only a University established by a Central, State/ Provincial Act or a college is deemed to be university under section 3 or a college is specially empowered by an Act of Parliament to confer UGC specified degrees under section 22(3) of the Act.

When students go for higher studies in any universities they should verify or cross-check the universities details. One wrong decision may ruin your whole life. They should check that the college is approved by the Government or UGC. Fake colleges provide UG and PG course as a UGC approved institutions but their degree and certificate are valid. These type of degree are not accepted anywhere because these are not approved by UGC or Government. A large number of Innocent young candidates or students get cajole by the Fake Universities and Institutions’ scam. So here we have introduced you to all such type of fake universities.  We aim to be aware and careful all aspirants from all these types of institutions.

Section 23 of the UGC Act prohibits the use of the word “University” by any institutions other than a university established as mentioned 

States Fake Universities Name Location
Bihar 1. Maithili University/Vishwavidyalaya Darbhanga, Bihar
Delhi 2. Vishwakarma Open University for Self-Employment Sanjay Enclave, Opp. GTK Depot, Delhi

3. Commercial  University Ltd

Daryaganj, Delhi

4. United  Nations University


5. Vocational  University


6. ADR–Centric Juridical University

Rajendra Place, New Delhi

7. Indian Institution of Science and Engineering

New Delhi

8. Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University)

Vijay Vihar, Rithala, Rohini, Delhi


9. Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society

Gokak, Belgaum, Karnataka


10. St. John’s University

Kishanattam, Kerala


11. Nababharat Shiksha Parishad

Annapoorna Bhavan, Shaktinagar, Rourkela

12. North Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology



13. Raja Arabic University

Nagpur, Maharashtra


14. Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education

No. 186, Thilaspet, Vazhudavur Road

West Bengal

15. Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine

Kolkata, West Bengal

16. Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research


Uttar Pradesh

17. Mahila Gram Vidyapith/Vishwavidyalaya (Women’s University)

Prayag, Allahabad

18. Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith

Prayag, Allahabad

19. National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy


20. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University)

Achaltal, Aligarh

21. Uttar Pradesh Vishwavidyalaya

Kosi Kalan, Mathura

22. Maharana Pratap Shiksha Niketan Vishwavidyalaya


23. Indraprastha Shiksha Parishad

Khoda, Makanpur, Noida, Phase II

24.  Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya

Varanasi/Jagatpuri, Delhi

Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh is a sub-judice that stated the above list of ‘Fake Universities’, before the District Judge, Lucknow.

Last year, the UGC apart from the above-listed Institute had also put the following institutions on the list of Fake Universities:


Varanaseya Sanskrit, Vishwavidyalaya

Jagatpuri, Delhi

Kesarwani Vidyapith

Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

Above we have shown a list of 24+ fake universities. We hope that given information will be helpful for all fresh students who are looking for admission in universities. Please get all the details about the university which you like to enter your bright future. Before enrolling in any institute, please verify and check the status and reputation as well as the authority of such institutes.

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