UGC has requested to all it affiliated universities to introduce the mechanism like photographs and aadhaar number on the degrees and certificates issued to candidates.
"The UGC has also requested all the universities to inscribe the name of the institution in which a student is enrolled for a program to study as well as the mode of delivery (regular, part-time or distance)," Union Minister of State for HRD Mahendra Nath Pandey said while replying to a question.
With regards to the same the UGC has also issued a letter to all the universities on March 21, 2017.
Online education regulation by UGC
Very soon it will be mandatory for the students, who are planning to pursue online education to have aadhaar cards and only those universities which are functioning for more than five years will be eligible to offer the online course to the students.
According to the reports, continuous assessment of the online courses will also be carried out by the third party. The UGC has invited comments and feedbacks from the institutions, latest by August 18.
Furthermore, only those courses which are being taught in the university under the regular mode will be allowed to have their online counterparts.