New Delhi, Oct 13: Madhusudan Law University, Cuttack has been included in the list of Universities established as per section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956. The University will soon be able to receive central assistance under section 12(b) of the UGC Act.
The university will ensure that no off-campus centre or study centre is opened beyond the territorial jurisdiction of the University as stipulated in the Act and in no case beyond the territory of the state.
It will ensure that no programmes should be offered through franchising arrangements with private institutions.
“In case the university has already started any off-campus/study centre and the centre operating through franchises outside the state it must be closed immediately. No Open and Distance Learning programmes and on-line programmes shall be started without the prior recognition of UGC,” said UGC in an order.
The University has been allowed to conduct M Phil/Ph D programmes as per the provisions of UGC.