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List of Fake Universities in India Released by UGC

UGC has released the list of fake universities to alert students and parents.
Fake Universities

UGC notified students, parents and the general public that degree can be awarded only by Universities/Institutions which are established under a State Act or Central Act or Provincial Act or institution, empowered to confer or grant degrees as per UGC Act, 1956.

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However, it has come to the notice of UGC that a number of institutions are offering degrees in contrary to the provisions of the UGC Act.  Students should note that the degrees awarded by such universities/institutions shall neither be recognized nor valid for higher education and employment purposes.

UGC also asked the students to check UGC website, for information about recognized universities/institutions as well as fake institutions before taking admission in any institution for higher education. 

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Further, if any university/institution is offering academic programmes in contravention of the UGC Act, the same may also be brought to the notice of UGC via email to so that appropriate action can be taken against such institutions.

List of Fake Universities Released by UGC

Andhra Pradesh

  • Christ New Testament Deemed University, #32-32-2003, 7th Lane, Kakumanuvarithoto, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh-522002 and another address of Christ New Testament Deemed University, Fit No. 301, Grace Villa Apts., 7/5, Srinagar, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh-522002
  • Bible Open University of India, H.No. 49-35-26, N.G.O’s Colony, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh-530016.


  • All India Institute of Public & Physical Health Sciences (AIIPHS) State Government University, Office Kh. No. 608-609, 1st Floor, Sant Kripal Singh Public Trust Building, Near BDO Office, Alipur, Delhi-110036
  • Commercial University Ltd., Daryaganj, Delhi.
  • United Nations University, Delhi.
  • Vocational University, Delhi.
  • ADR-Centric Juridical University, ADR House, 8J, Gopala Tower, 25 Rajendra Place, New Delhi - 110 008.
  • Indian Institute of Science and Engineering, New Delhi.
  • Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment, Rozgar Sewasadan, 672, Sanjay Enclave, Opp. GTK Depot, Delhi-110033.
  • Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya (Spiritual University), 351-352, Phase-I, Block-A, Vijay Vihar, Rithala, Rohini, Delhi-110085

Karnataka: Badaganvi Sarkar World Open University Education Society, Gokak, Belgaum, Karnataka.
Kerala: St. John’s University, Kishanattam, Kerala.
Maharashtra: Raja Arabic University, Nagpur, Maharashtra.
Puducherry: Sree Bodhi Academy of Higher Education, No. 186, Thilaspet, Vazhuthavoor Road, Puducherry-605009
Uttar Pradesh

  • Gandhi Hindi Vidyapith, Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
  • National University of Electro Complex Homeopathy, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose University (Open University), Achaltal, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, Bharat Bhawan, Matiyari Chinhat, Faizabad Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh – 227 105

West Bengal

  • Indian Institute of Alternative Medicine, Kolkatta.
  • Institute of Alternative Medicine and Research,8-A, Diamond Harbour Road, Builtech inn, 2nd Floor, Thakurpurkur, Kolkatta - 700063

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