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New Delhi : The Vice-Chancellors from across the country on July 28, 2018, reaffirmed their commitment to improve quality of teaching, learning process and achieving the UGC Quality Mandate in Universities and the affiliated institutions by 2020 and NAAC accreditation for all institutions by 2022.

In a 10-point resolution adopted unanimously on the concluding day of the 3-day Conference of Vice-Chancellors chaired by theĀ  Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, the Vice-Chancellors belonging to Centrally-funded Universities, State Universities, Deemed to be Universities and Private Universities, also committed themselves to transforming the Universities into institutions engaged in cutting edge research blended harmoniously with quality teaching for creating and disseminating new knowledge, according to a PIB release.

The Conference noted the necessity to improve the employability of the students by providing them market related skills apart from the subject related knowledge. It also noted that improving opportunities to the students in backward areas can best be improved through digital learning platforms like SWAYAM. The Vice-Chancellors also affirmed to create awareness about ethics in research and provisions for checking plagiarism and to weed out predatory journals.

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