UGC Chairman Jagadesh Kumar Confirms UGC Allowing Students to Pursue 2 Degrees at the Same Time

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UGC allows 2 Degrees Simultaneously: UGC Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar has completed a major statement ensuring that the commission will allow students to follow two degrees simultaneously.


UGC permits 2 Degrees Simultaneously:

In a major decision, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has now enabled students to enroll in two degrees at the same time if they so choose. Many students have long suffered due to not being able to pursue two majors simultaneously for lack of opportunity or resources, and UGC's new policy will benefit students at the same time it may impact their major role in the higher education sector.

News Confirmed by UGC Chairman

The chairman of the University Grants Commission is a proponent of allowing students to take up two-degree programs. He said that going forward, students will be able to pursue two full-time academic programs simultaneously either at the same university or from different universities. He also added that the detailed regulations and guidelines for this new policy will soon be made available by UGC.

A conclusion in line with National Education Policy 2022

In March 2022, the University Grants Commission (UGC) announce students may pursue two different degrees or programs at the same time. At the meeting, the proposal was discussed and found to be in line with the new National Education Policy which focuses on providing multiple pathways to learning. In his statement, Mr. Kumar also said that a combination of physical and online modes should be to give much more freedom to acquire multiple skills.

Achieving Knowledge Across Domains

Universities and colleges can now provide flexibility to their students when it comes to attendance. The universities will establish a clear set of standards for instructors to use to assess how students are performing in their respective programs following this change. UGC decided that they would no longer be the sole entity in charge of making decisions regarding attendance and whether or not discipline would be enforced if some students were unable to attend class. With these changes, an announcement on the website of UGC - tomorrow 13th April 2022.

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