Higher Education

Uttar Pradesh Private Universities Ordinance: Autonomy under threat

Print edition : August 02, 2019

Sharda University, one of the prominent private universities in Uttar Pradesh.

Amity University, Noida.

Balvinder Shukla, Vice Chancellor of Amity University.

Y.K.Gupta, pro-chancellor of Sharda University.

Governor Ram Naik. Senior officials said that one reason he did not sign the ordinance was the fact that it did not have the inputs from the Finance and Legal Departments. Photo: PTI

The Uttar Pradesh Private Universities Ordinance to bring “uniformity” in higher education may have run into rough weather, but the State government proposes to table a Bill that could undermine the academic and administrative autonomy of private universities.
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