UGC bars NMIMS from offering distance learning, online courses
UGC barred NMIMS to offer these programmes for not following the fee refund policy, UGC said in a statement
University Grants Commission (UGC) has barred the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) from offering distancing learning and online programmes.
UGC barred NMIMS to offer these programmes for not following the fee refund policy, UGC said in a statement.
UGC has also cautioned potential students against taking admission to courses offered through the two modes by NMIMS.
The commission has decided to debar the institute from offering ODL and online programmes for January-February 2023, July-August 2023 and January-February 2024 academic sessions.
The University Grants Commission (Open and Distance Learning Programmes and Online Programmes) Regulations were notified in September 2020.
Subsequently, the first and second amendments to the principal regulations were notified in July 2021.
The decision regarding debarring the online and open and distance learning programmes offered by NMIMS was taken at the 556th meeting of the UGC.