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UGC asks varsities to mention mode of learning in degrees

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The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked varsities and academic institutes offering Open and Distance Learning (ODL) courses to mention this mode of learning in degrees and certificates they issue to students. In a letter to all varsities, ...
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