The Arunachal Pradesh government has asked all private universities in the state to follow the rules and regulations laid by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).
As per an official release after a review meeting on the functioning of private universities, all the universities have been instructed to strictly follow the rules by the two statutory education bodies.
State Education Minister Honchun Ngandam chaired the review meeting.
There are seven private universities operating in the state, namely, Arunachal University of Studies at Namsai, Apex Professional University at Pasighat, North Eastern Technical University at Aalo, Himalayan University at Chimpu, Indira Gandhi Technology & Medical Science University (Ziro), Venkateswara Open University (Lekhi) and Arunodaya University (Jollang).
The universities were also asked to prove their credentials in good quality education and were directed to come up with permanent infrastructure.