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UGC Approves Guru Gobind Singh & Dayanand Saraswati Chairs in Universities

By - | October 03, 2016 12:00 AM | 2 minute read
UGC Approves Guru Gobind Singh & Dayanand Saraswati Chairs in Universities
Highlights: Through the written statement, Secretary of UGC invited proposals from the universities to set up these chairs.

The University Grants Commission has approved a proposal to set up Swami Dayananda Saraswati & Guru Gobind Singh chairs in all the central universities. Jaspal S Sandhu, Secretary of UGC gave the statement through a written letter to all the Vice Chancellors of Central Universities. He mentioned that the UGC has formulated Scheme of Chairs in the name of eminent persons for a deeper reflection on critical issues.

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Through the written statement, Secretary of UGC invited proposals from the universities to set up these chairs. He also mentioned that the Commission approved a Chair in the name of Guru Gobind Singh in the fields or subjects – “Comparative Study of all the Religions and Cultures” and “Social Reformer”.

The letter stated that the Commission approved a chair in the name of Swami Dayananda Saraswati in the subject areas “Social Awakening” or “Social Reforming”.

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Recently, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had urged UGC to conduct National Eligibility Test (NET) 2017. The CBSE mentioned that conducting various entrance and recruitment tests is creating a burden and assured that it would give technical support for NET 2017 examination.

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