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"PoJK institutions not recognised," says UGC, cautions students against admissions

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The (UGC) has cautioning students against taking admissions in educational institutions situated in occupied and Kashmir (PoJK), asserting that institutes in the region are neither established nor recognised by the

In a circular dated May 8th, UGC also arrested that the said territory is an integral part of and is under illegal occupation of

Educational institutions, including universities, medical colleges, technical institutions and other educational institutions situated in PoJK are neither established by nor recognised by Statutory Authorities such as (UGC) and All (AICTE), (MCI), hence students must not take admission in these, the circular said.

"...Students are cautioned and advised against taking admission in any college/university/technical institution in any territory under illegal occupation of including the so-called AJK and Gilgit Baltistan which are currently not recognised by India", reads the circular by UGC.

has signed the circular.

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 11:53 IST