What Do You Know About The UGC?

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What Do You Know About The UGC?

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is a body set up to coordinate, determine and maintain the standards of higher education. Take this test to discover more. (Note: there are two different bodies. )


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the UGC India formed?
    • A. 

      1996

    • B. 

      1978

    • C. 

      1956

    • D. 

      1987

  • 2. 
    The UGC of the UK was in existence from...
    • A. 

      1996-2009

    • B. 

      1987-1999

    • C. 

      1999-2009

    • D. 

      1918-1989

  • 3. 
    When was the creation of the UGC proposed?
    • A. 

      1903

    • B. 

      1904

    • C. 

      1900

    • D. 

      1989

  • 4. 
    The creation of the UGC was proposed by a committee chaired by...
    • A. 

      Sir Francis Bacon

    • B. 

      Lord Smith

    • C. 

      Lord Dalton

    • D. 

      Lord Haldane

  • 5. 
    Why was the UGC created?
    • A. 

      To determine financial needs of universities

    • B. 

      To give grants to students

    • C. 

      To fund researches

    • D. 

      To administer examinations

  • 6. 
    Where was the UGC UK created?
    • A. 

      Finland

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Britain

  • 7. 
    When was the responsibility for the UGC transferred from the HM Treasury to the Department of Education and Science?
    • A. 

      1964

    • B. 

      1976

    • C. 

      1960

    • D. 

      1987

  • 8. 
    The UGC UK conducted its first research selectivity exercise under the chairmanship of...
    • A. 

      V.S Chauhan

    • B. 

      Ved Prakash

    • C. 

      Peter Swinnerton-Dyer

    • D. 

      Lord Haldane

  • 9. 
    When was its first research selectivity exercise conducted?
    • A. 

      1987

    • B. 

      1986

    • C. 

      1988

    • D. 

      1989

  • 10. 
    After the UGC UK was wound up, its powers were transferred to which of these bodies?
    • A. 

      National Council for Educational Technology

    • B. 

      Equal Opportunities Commission

    • C. 

      University Funding Council

    • D. 

      Partnerships for Schools