The University Grants Commission's (UGC) notification states that, the experience of teachers will not be counted if they pursue MPhil or PhD simultaneously with teaching assignment by taking leaves. Many teachers at the Delhi University (DU) are calling it a "denial of study leave" to them. This decision has left the entire fraternity into a tizzy.
With a view to check plagiarism in higher education, UGC has notified the Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Educational Institutions Regulations, 2018. “The objective of the regulations is to promote academic research and curb plagiarism by developing systems to detect it,” HRD Minister added