Fill teacher vacancies, else lose grants: UGC tells education institutions

If institutions comply, over 200,000 jobs would be created in six months

The HEIs need to upload vacancy and details on reserved faculty posts on a specified portal

In a strict missive to Vice Chancellors of all universities, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked higher education institutions (HEIs) in India to fill up all teacher vacancies in the next six months. The UGC has issued detailed guidelines and the process timeline to all universities, colleges, and deemed-to-be universities to fill up teacher vacancies. The HEIs who fail to comply with these guidelines could lose UGC grants. “Violations of the guidelines may lead to appropriate action by the UGC against the institutions, including withholding the ...