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UGC issued a List of recommended Institutions of Eminence

Current context: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a list of 20 Institutions of Eminence (IoE) as recommended by the government.
UGC issued a List of recommended Institutions of Eminence 
  • The recommendations were made by the government as per the empowered committee under the chairmanship of N Gopalaswami.
  • The institutions from public category include BHU, Hyderabad University, Delhi University, and IIT Kharagpur and Madras. Anna University in Chennai and Jadavpur University in Kolkata has been subjected to consultation with the respective state governments.
  • The HRD Ministry has announced a scheme in 2018 to select 20 IoEs - 10 public and 10 private that will enjoy complete administrative and academic autonomy.
  • Under the initiative, the government will fund the public institutions with IoE tag but there will be no financial support for private institutions with IoE, but they will get more autonomy as a special category Deemed University.

Question: 

Q.1 The HRD Ministry has announced to give the tag of Institutions of Eminence (IoE) to____?
a. 5 public and 5 private institutions
b. 5 public and 10 private institutions
c. 10 public and 10 private institutions
d. 10 public and 5 private institutions
UGC issued a List of recommended Institutions of Eminence UGC issued a List of recommended Institutions of Eminence Reviewed by Neha on August 03, 2019 Rating: 5

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