The UGC (University Grants Commission) asks ISM and BIT, Mesra to shut down its off-campus center at Kolkata. The letters issued to the ISM stated, it is the violation of the clause 6 of the UGC guidelines and Article 12(5) of the Deemed University regulations of 2010. UGC also demanded ATR (Action Taken Report) from ISM, official sources said.
Denying violating the UGC guidelines colonel M K Singh the Registrant of ISM claimed, “Appropriate reply was sent to the UGC”.
In a bid to facilitate the students only classes are conducting at Kolkata while rest other formalities would be conducted at Dhanbad, he said. “Its very clear that all of them are the students of ISM Dhanbad and no question remains”, added Singh.
Couple of weeks earlier ISM Dhanbad changed name of his Kolkata based off-campus center as Industrial Institute Extension Center, the center was inaugurated 0n 25 July this year in Kolkata, sources said adding “a new campus of ISM Dhanbad is soon to be opened in Delhi too”.