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Youth Affairs

The Youth Affairs division organises Inter-University youth programmes on human values, culture, personal development, national integration and international understanding. It holds Inter-University Youth Festivals at zonal and national levels which comprise 22 competitive cultural events in the domain of music, dance, theater, literary activities s and fine arts. Over 4000 university youth artistes participate in the Youth Festivals annually and exhibit their talents. These meets also provide the youth an opportunity for a healthy interaction thereby instilling in them an awareness of our historical and cultural heritage. It operates Inter-University Home Stay Exchange programme to promote harmony through bilateral exchange and monitors university choir and orchestra scheme. Youth Seminars, Workshops and Conferences are also organised on topics pertaining to youth and their role for development of society and nation.

List of Events Organised by Youth Affairs Division

 

Library and Documentation

The Library and Documentation Division is a research Library in the field of higher education. There are about 20,000 documents and 150 current periodicals available in the Library. The Library is particularly rich in its collection of different government commission/committee reports and other government policy documents. The annual reports, calendars, handbooks and Act of the various universities and Supreme Court of India judgments in the field of education are available in the Library. The Library is mostly used by the research scholars in the field of education as a discipline and by the students seeking admission to the higher education.

Services

Circulation service
Reference service
Selective dissemination of information
Indexing for University News
Press clipping service
Bibliographic service
Reprographic service

The Library brings out the "Handbook on Library and Information Science" containing information about the Library and Information Science courses offered by various Indian Universities. Annual index of the ‘University News’, is also compiled every year.

 

Sports

The Sports Division funded by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, functions as the Inter University Sports Board of India. It organises Inter University Tournaments and special coaching training camps for participation in Sr. National Championships. At present Inter University Tournaments are organised in 18 games for men, 17 games for women and 16 games for both men and women at 70 university centres throughout India. The Division also recommends award of financial assistance for conducting Inter University Tournaments, Prize Money to universities for securing first three positions in Inter University Tournaments. It adjudicates the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy which is awarded to a university for over all excellence in sports, Dr. B L Gupta Inter University General Championship Trophy to a university for securing highest position in the Inter University

  • Tournaments, Osmania Platinum Jubilee Trophy for Inter University Tournaments in Women Section and Kridamaharshi Shri Meghnath Nageshkar Trophy for Inter University Championship in Men Section.
  • AIU organises every year the Vizzy Trophy Cricket (M) Tournament in collaboration with the Board of Control for Cricket in India and the Champion Colleges Hockey Men Tournament in association with the Jawaharlal Nehru Hockey Tournament Society. The AIU, being a member of the International University Sports Federation, which organises World University Games, sponsors visits of teams of Indian Universities abroad, and also acts as a host to visiting teams from other countries. It also organises National Seminars on various topics related to competitive sports with a view to create awareness about sports among the university youth.

List of Events Organised by the Sports Division
Eligibility Rules

 

Research

The Research Division undertakes research studies on problems and issues related to higher education in emerging areas of concern. Earlier the Division has developed Question Banks on several subjects. A regular activity of the Research Division is to organise workshops/training programs for University administrators. The Division also organises Roundtable Conferences and National level Seminars.
he Division publishes volumes on different themes of higher education under the series “Selections from University News”, annotated bibliographies on contemporary issues and statistical data on various aspects of higher education. The information about the Doctoral Theses awarded by Indian Universities is disseminated in the regular column "Theses of the Month" in AIU journal "University News". A provision has been made in AIU website for online submission of this information.

List of Events Organised by the Research Division

Student Information Services

Student Information Services Division of the Association of Indian Universities provides (through the Universities Handbook) extensive information on university institutions, professional bodies, accredited courses conducted by Central and State agencies, teaching staff of university department, constituent/affiliated colleges, etc. It also brings out the handbooks on professional areas.
It keeps records of International Students and promotes activities of International education.

List of Publications

 

Evaluation

ACTION AGAINST FAKE FOREIGN UNIVERSITY

"Extracts from the letter Dated November 5, 2003, received from Ms Jane E Schukoske, Executive Director, USEFI, India"

Prof. Dayananand Dongaonkar,
Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities
AIU House, 16, Kotla Marg, New Delhi 110 002

Dear Prof. Dongaonkar, 

I bring to your attend the enclosed letter dated October 7, 2003 from Mr. Jeffrey E Brunton, Staff Attorney, State of Hawaii, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Office of Consumer Protection.  It describes a law suit " "State of Hawaii v Kiensignton University, Inc. Civil No.03-1-1545-07 EEH" against Kensington University, an unaccredited degree granting institution which reportedly has affiliated selling diplomas in India.  The legal complaint is also enclosed for your reference

The State of Hawaii has sued "Kensignton University, Inc" (KU), an unaccredited degree granting institution incorporated in Hawaii, for violation of its consumer protection laws since they took effect in 1999. Specifically, it alleges that KU failed to disclose that it is not accredited, failed to maintain an office in Hawaii, misrepresented the fact that it is not licensed, failed to have 25 students enrolled, and illegally accepted tuition payments.  The State seeks injunctive relief, civil penalties, actual damages, plus interest, and attorneys' fees for plaintiff worldwide.

For a form to lodge complaint against Kensington University, Indian students may visit the website of the State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection at www.state.hi./dcca/ocp/forms.html 

Thank for your attention to this matter,

Best Wishes, 

Sincerely,

Jane E Schukoske
Executive Director "

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The Evaluation Division deals with the work of evaluation and equivalence of degrees and diplomas awarded by the accredited universities in India and abroad. The Division provides expert assistance on the status of foreign qualifications to the Students, Universities, Central and State agencies including Ministries of the Government of India.

The Division also provides assistance to evaluation agencies of the foreign countries.
The Division examines the proposals received from the Institutions outside the purview of the Indian Universities, for granting academic equivalence to various programmes in the area of Management.

The Division issues Equivalence Certificates to the students with foreign qualifications to facilitate their admission in Indian Universities.

The students are advised to send the following documents for issuing Equivalence Certificate:
1. Degree/Certificate together with the year-wise Academic Transcript duly authenticated by the Indian Embassy in the country of its origin or concerned Foreign Mission in India.
2.Accreditation status of the University/Institute, the student has last attended.
3 Copies of the academic certificates from Higher Secondary onwards (where necessary)

SERVICE CHARGE
For issue of Equivalence Certificate, US $ 100 or equivalent Indian currency payable through Demand Draft favouring "Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi"

Note: Candidates seeking admission to Medical/Engineering programmes must have studied the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics respectively and English in Grades 11 & 12.

ASSOCIATION  OF  INDIAN  UNIVERSITIES
AIU House,  16  Comerade  Indrajit  Gupta  Marg,  New Delhi –2

                        
(EQUIVALENCE DIVISION)

               APPLICATION  FORM  FOR   EQUIVALENCE  CERTIFICATE

1.          NAME                                        ………………………………………………..

2.          E. MAIL                                       ………………………………………………..

3.          POSTAL ADDRESS                 ………………………………………………..

4.          EXAMINATION  PASSED        . ………………………………………………

5.          NAME OF  SCHOOL/               ……………………………………………….
          INSTT/UNIIVERSITY

6.          NAME OF THE COUNTRY      …………………………………………………

7.          COURSE  TO BE PURSUED   …  ……………………………………………..

8.          DOCUMENTS ENCLOSED     i)……………………………………………….

                                                            ii)……………………………………………… .

                                                           iii)……………………………………………….

                                                           iv)……………………………………………….

 

9.         DETAILS OF FEES*                  Name of  Bank ………………………………

 

                                                               DD No………………. Amount  Rs…………

          

Date …………………..                                                                                      …………………………………………………

 

Place………………….                                                                                                                 Signatures

 

Documents to be                                        (a) Copy of the Degree /Diploma/ Certificate

Enclosed:                                                   (b) Copy of the Academic Transcript 

                                                                  (c) Documentation on the Accreditation Status of the Instt.

                                                  (Documents  at (a) and (b)  should be authenticated by Indian Mission)

 

*US $ 100 or equivalent Indian currency payable through Demand Draft favouring  ‘Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi’

 

NOTE : The candidates intending to join Medical prograqmme  are required to    have  studied the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology  and English, and those intending to join Engineering should have studied  Physics, Chemistry,  Mathematics  and English  in  Grade 11 and 12  

 

Memorandum of Understanding

The Association of Indian Universities have signed Protocol/Memorandum of Understanding with the following Countries:

    Arab Republic of  Egypt,    Russian Federation,    Australia,    Germany,    Sri Lanka

    As  per the  provisions of the Protocol and Memorandum of Understanding, the degrees awarded by the accredited Universities of the concerned countries, for the full time programmes offered on the Campus of the country of origin,  are accepted  for admission to higher courses  by Indian Universities on reciprocal  basis. 

Foreign examination recognized by AIU

The following foreign examination have been recognized by AIU as equivalent to +2 stage qualification of an Indian Board giving access to the Bachelor Degree programme at Indian Universities, including Professional Courses.
1.   12 years Baccalaureate Certificate of Afghanistan, France, Republic of Iraq and Tunisia.
2.   12 years General Secondary Education Certificate of the Ministry of Education – Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia,
      United Arab Emirates and other Gulf countries.
3.   GCE/IGCSE/GCSE examinations of the approved British Examining Bodies in UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Mauritius with passes in
      5 subjects at ‘Ordinary Level’ and 2 subjects at ‘Advanced Level’ for admission to professional courses – medical/engineering
      advanced level passes in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics and English are essential.
4.   High School Diploma from accredited School of USA.
5.   Intermediate/Senior Secondary/Higher Secondary of the approved Boards in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.
6.   12 years Secondary stage qualification of National Examination Board/Council of the Ministry of Education – Kenya,Nigeria, Ethiopia,
      Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania.
7.   12-years Secondary Stage Examination conducted by various Provinces in Australia and Canada
8.   GCE ‘Ordinary and Advanced’ level examination of the Department of Examination, Government of Sri Lanka
9.   12-years STPM examination of Malaysia
10. 12-years Secondary Stage qualification of Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Socialist Republic of Vietnam and Yemen Arab Republic,.
11. ‘ Abitur ‘ examination of Germany
12. 12-year High School Diploma awarded by the accredited American School/International Schools in other countries following American
      pattern of education.

Name of the Institutions whose Postgraduate Diploma
in Management has been equated with MBA Degree

1. Amity Business School, Noida (UP)
2. Amrita Institute of Management, Coimbatore
3. Centre for Management Development, Modinagar (UP)
4. Fore School of Business Management, New Delhi
5. Graduate School of Business Administration, Noida (UP)
6. Indian Institutes of Management, Ahmedabad
7. Indian Institutes of Management, Lucknow
8. Indian Institutes of Management, Indore
9. Indian Institutes of Management, Bangalore
10. Indian Institutes of Management, Kolkata
11. Indian Institutes of Management, Kozhikode
12. Indian Institute of Health Management, Jaipur
13. Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad
14. Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
15. Institute of Technology & Science, Mohan Ngr, Ghaziabad
16. Institute for Integrated Learning in Management (IILM), N. Delhi
17. Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal
18. Institute of Rural Management, Anand
19. Institute of Finance and International Management, Bangalore
20. Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad
21. International Management Institute, New Delhi
22. Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Delhi
23. Loyala Institute of Business Administration, Chennai
24. Management Development Institute, Gurgaon
25. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
26. NIILM Centre for Management Studies, New Delhi
27. School of Communication & Management Studies, Cochin
28. S P Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai
29. T A Pai Management Institute, Manipal
30. Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Mgt, Pune
31. Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar
32. Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur

WARNING

            All students are hereby informed that in a recent judgement the ‘Circuit Court in the State of Hawaii’ in a case filed by the Office of  the Consumer Protection, State of Hawaii, has announced that the “WASHINGTON  AMERICAN OPEN  UNIVERSITY, HAWAII, (WAOU) is not accredited by any recognized accrediting agency and is not licensed or approved by the State of Hawaii. 

            Students intending to seek admission in the Washington American Open University, Hawaii are advised not to get themselves enrolled in any of the course offered by the University.

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                                                                                                                                        Secretary General
 

Publication and Sales Division

The Division has two units: Publication Unit and the Sales Unit. The Publication Unit takes care of printing of AIU publications including various handbooks, directories, proceedings, reports, bibliography of doctoral dissertations, question banks and the "University News", a weekly journal of higher education & research.

The Sales Unit looks after the sale of AIU publications, including University News. It secures advertisements for inclusion in University News and adopts various strategies including organizing book exhibitions at AIU Meets and World Book Fairs to popularize and promote their sale.

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