The University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted the 12(B) status of the UGC Act, 1956 to Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) having been declared fit to receive the recognition on the basis of the recommendations of the UGC Standing Committee and the report of the UGC Expert Committee. SBV had submitted a proposal seeking 12-B status following which the UGC Expert Committee had visited the deemed varsity to consider the proposal.
The report of the Expert Committee along with the compliance submitted by the University was placed before the Standing Committee of UGC.
The Committee reviewed the report and recommended approval of 12-B status to the University
The 12(B) status is mandatory for receiving funds from the Centre and other agencies and Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth having been conferred this status, will be now able to receive Central grants in pursuit of excellence in research in fundamental and translational health sciences.
List of Deemed Universities included under Section 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956 (as on 14.07.2021) : https://ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/1250439_12-B-status-DU-updated-as-on-18-9-20.pdf