3 min read.Updated: 24 Jun 2016, 02:40 AM ISTLivemint
Its policies suffer from two opposite issuesunder and over-regulation
Since its inception in 1956, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has been witness to a spectacular growth in higher education. The number of universities has multiplied 40 times over, and student enrolment has increased a hundred fold. But the UGC has also been a silent spectator to the languishing quality of education in many of these institutions.