University Grants Commission (UGC) has extended the last date for admission in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) and Online Programmes for September-October academic session for the year 2020-21 from November 30 to December 31, 2020.

In a notification on its official website, authorities said that in view of the extension, Higher Educational Institutions (HEI) will upload the admission dates on UGC DEB web portal by January 15.

“It is informed that the last date for admission in ODL and online programmes for September-October academic session 2020-21 has been extended from November 30, 2020, to December 31, 2020,” the official notification read.

“HEls shall ensure compliance to UGC (Open and Distance Learning Programmes and Online Programmes) Regulations, 2020, UGC Notification on Specification of Degrees, 2014 and other relevant regulations/notifications of UGC/Regulatory Authorities (as applicable) for all the programmes to be offered in ODL and Online mode,” it added.

This is for the second time that candidates have been granted additional time by the commission. Earlier, authorities had extended the last date for completion of the admission from October 31 to November 30.