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Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
16-March-2011 17:24 IST
UGC Considers New Norms for Teachers Student Ratio


            The University Grants Commission (UGC), constituted a Committee under Prof. J.A.K. Tareen on the norms for teachers to student ratio for various disciplines/programmes and teaching to non-teaching in Central Universities and UGC-maintained institutions deemed to be universities.  The recommendations of the Committee are as under:


1.                  Teachers to Student Ratio-


PG Programme


(i)         For Science Programme                                  1:10

(ii)        For Humanities/Social Sector                         1:15

(iii)       Commerce & Management                             1:15

(iv)       Media & Mass Communication                      1.10


UG Programme


(i)         Social Sciences                                                1:30

(ii)        Sciences                                                          1:25

(iii)       B.Ed.                                                               As per NCTE norms

(iv)       Media & Mass Communication                      1:15


2.                  Teacher to Non-Teaching Ratio:


            1:1.1    Non-Teaching (Ministerial)

            1:0.40  Non-Teaching (Technical)

            1:1.30  for affiliating University (Ministerial)           


            The UGC is considering the recommendation made by Prof. J.A.K. Tareen.


            This information was given by the Minister of State for Human Resource Development Dr. D. Purandeswari, in a written reply to a question, in the Lok  Sabha today.