NSN Glossary

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HECI -The Centre has decided to establish a Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) in place of the University Grants Commission (UGC). A draft of Higher Education Commission of India ( Repeal of University Grants Commission Act) Bill, 2018, is being circulated among stakeholders to invite suggestions.Lauded as a key reform in higher education sector, the Bill if passed by the Parliament, will separate the academic and funding aspects of the sector.Here are the important differences between the proposed Higher Education Commission of India from the present University Grants Commission:Financial powers UGC: It dispenses grants to Central institutions out of its funds HECI: It will not have any financial powers. The budgeting will be taken care by Union HRD Ministry.Academic powersUGC: It is mandated to promote and coordinate university education and determine and maintain standards of teaching, examination and research.