UGC Guidelines: Young people across the country can now take two educations at the same time. The University Grants Commission has issued important guidelines for conducting two full-time courses simultaneously. It has been said in this guideline, ‘A student may pursue two full-time academic programs in physical condition, provided that the time of one class does not overlap with the time of the other class. UGC President M Jagadesh Kumar said on Tuesday that now students will be able to pursue two full-time or similar degrees and diploma programs from the same university or different institutions that will be recognized by the UGC.
According to the guidelines issued by UGC, a student can pursue two degree courses simultaneously, one in physical condition and the other in open and distance learning (ODL) / online mode or two degrees in open and distance learning (ODL) / online mode can take the course .
UGC guidelines for pursuing double degrees simultaneously
Students wishing to take two courses at the same time should be familiar with these UGC guidelines.
A student may pursue two full-time training courses simultaneously in physical condition, provided that the teaching hours for one course do not overlap with the teaching times for the other course.
2. A student can take two educations. Two degree courses, one course in physical mode, another course in Open & Distance Learning (ODL) / online mode or both courses in Open & Distance Learning (ODL) / online mode.
A student may pursue degree and diploma programs in open and distance learning (ODL) / online mode, provided that it is a program recognized by UGC or Council or Govt.
The degree or diploma programs according to these guidelines are subject to the rules announced by the UGC and the respective statutory / professional councils.
5. These Guidelines shall enter into force on the date of their notification by the UGC. Retrospective performance of students who have taken two academic programs at the same time before the announcement of these guidelines may not be required.