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UGC warns students against taking admission in institutions in Pakistan occupied Kashmir

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The (UGC) has warned students against taking admission in unapproved institutions in Occupied (PoJK).

"occupied is an integral part of The educational institutions including universities, medical colleges, technical institutions situated in PoJK are neither established by the nor recognised by statutory authorities including UGC, and Medical Council of India," UGC said in an advisory.

"The students are therefore cautioned and advised against taking admission in college, university or technical institution in any territory under illegal occupation of Pakistan, including the so called AJK (and Kashmir) and Gilgit Baltistan which are currently not recognised in India," he added.

occupied is that part of state of which Pakistan had invaded in 1947. It has been divided into two parts called and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 17:20 IST