The University Grants Commission (UGC) has warned students and guardians against enrolling at 30 private institutions listed for various irregularities.
The commission has recently issued a notice on the state of private universities for students seeking admission.
UGC will not take responsibility for anyone becoming a victim of fraud after enrolling at any of these listed universities. Therefore, the commission urged all admission seekers to only choose the institutions that are authorized by the UGC, said the notice.
The universities listed for irregularities are:
IBAIS University, America Bangladesh University, The University of Comilla, Southern University Bangladesh, World University, University of Development Alternative, Eastern University, Daffodil University, Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology, Uttara University, NPI University, University of South Asia, Asian University, Victoria University, Sylhet International University, Britannia University, Central University of Science and Technology, ZH Sikder University of Science and Technology, Tagore University of Creative Arts, Rupayan AKM Shamsuzzoha University, ZNRF University of Management Sciences, Ahsania Mission University of Science and Technology, Shah Makhdum Management University, Khulna Khan BahadurAhsanullah University, Trust University, International Standard University, University of Brahmanbaria, Gono University, and Darul Ihsan University.
The notice cited operating campuses illegally or without permission, continuing operations with temporary clearance from the court, disputes in the board of trustees, conducting programmes and courses without permission, conducting academic activities without permission, and failure to launch academic activities after getting permission as reasons behind warning against admission to these universities.