No distance education for PhD degrees anymore: UGC

The circular said only full-time and part time programs will be treated as degrees. Degrees granted for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph D) programs done through distance education will not be recognised, said the University Grants Commission (UGC) in a circular. The circular said only full-time and part time programs will be treated as degrees. “The UGC regulations on minimum qualifications for appointment of teachers and other academic staff in universities has recently been updated and according to these changes, only regular mode PhD will be recognised,” states the circular dated…

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