Indian and international offering dual or joint degree courses Higher education A draft of the rules for companies UGC Has made the final. However, the final decision on the draft, which has been put up for public comment, will be taken soon.
According to the UGC (Educational Understanding between Indian and Foreign Higher Education Institutions Awarding Joint Degree and Dual Degrees), 2021, ” Indian Higher Education Institutions may carry out institutional accreditation, exchange and joint degree courses with foreign educational institutions. However these rules do not apply to online and open source, long distance learning.
Indian educational institutions accredited by the National Quality Assessment Council (NAAC), also known as ‘Knock’ with a 3.01 standard, or Indian educational institutions ranked in the top 100 universities of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) or higher special status educational institutions may offer degree courses in association with foreign educational institutions. However, other educational institutions must obtain permission from the UGC. ”
Further, ” Degrees will be awarded separately and simultaneously by Indian and foreign higher education institutions offering Dual Degree courses upon completion of the course. At the same time, the Joint Degree will be issued as a single certificate.
At the same time, the final decision on this draft, which has been put up for public comment, will be taken soon UGC Reported.