This year, 100% fee refund for UG admissions cancelled till October 31

NEW DELHI: In a transfer that may convey a sigh of reduction to lots of of fogeys and undergraduate aspirants, the College Grants Fee (UGC) goes to subject a notification on Wednesday making it necessary for universities to refund the complete price, together with all fees, in case of cancellation/ migration as much as October 31, 2022.

As per the refund coverage of many non-public universities, that are beginning their tutorial session from mid-August and September, put up one month from the beginning of courses college students is not going to get any refund in case of cancellation of admissions. With the Widespread College Entrance Check (CUET-UG) ending on August 20, 2022 and the outcomes more likely to take round 15 days, many aspirants have secured a seat in non-public increased training establishments as a backup choice. By the point the admissions within the central universities and different collaborating universities begin, the refund window will expire.

Earlier, in view of the Covid-19 scenario, the UGC in July 2021 had stipulated the availability of refund of charges on account of all cancellations of admissions/ migrations of scholars throughout the tutorial session 2021-2022. Additionally, UGC on July 12, 2022 requested the upper academic establishments to repair the final date of their undergraduate admission after declaration of CBSE class XII r esults so a s to supply ample time to such college students for adm ission. The fee additionally famous that admissions could proceed as much as October, 2022.


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As a way to keep away from monetary hardships being confronted by mother and father, professor M Jagadesh Kumar, chairperson, UGC has s assist that UGC has determined to put in writing to all HEIs that full refund of charges needs to be made by the upper academic establishments on account of all cancellations of admissions/ migrations of scholars as much as October 31, 2022 for the a cademic session 20222023 as a particular case.

Within the letter that UGC is writing, additionally it is made clear to the HEIs that the complete price, together with all fees, needs to be refunded (i. e. , there needs to be zero cancellation fees) on account of cancellations/ migrations as much as October 31, 2022. Thereafter, on cancellation/ withdrawal of admissions as much as December 31, 2022, the complete price collected from a scholar needs to be refunded in full after deducting no more than Rs 1,000 as processing price.