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Granted Autonomy by UGC

 

The University Grants Commission has granted autonomy to sixty Higher Educational Institutions which have maintained high academic standards. This was announced by the Minister of Human Resource Development, Honourable ministry Shri Prakash Javadekar at a media briefing in New Delhi . Shri Javadekar said that the Government is striving to introduce a liberalized regime in the education sector and emphasis is on linking autonomy with quality.

Honourable ministry Shri Prakash Javadekar said that the sixty Higher Educational Institutions which have been granted autonomy includes 52 Universities i.e. 5 central universities, 21 state universities, 24 deemed universities, and 2 private universities. Honourable ministry Shri Javadekar explained that these universities will remain within the ambit of UGC but will have the freedom to start new courses, off campus centers, skill development courses, research parks and any other new academic programs.

This is indeed a Proud Moment in the History of Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute.  The Only Deemed to be University in the City of Chennai offering Multi Facet Programmes /Courses to be granted this status  under Category-II.

 

 

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