Central Universities (Amendment) Act, 2019

Jul 25, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Ministry of Law and Justice on July 23, 2019, has published the Central Universities (Amendment) Act, 2019 to further amend the Central Universities Act, 2009. The Central Government will appoint the date on which it will come into force.

The amendments made in the Central Universities Act, 2009 are:

Establishment of Central University and Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh - a body corporate, to be known as the Central University of Andhra Pradesh and Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh having its territorial jurisdiction extending to the whole of the State of Andhra Pradesh to provide avenues of higher education and research facilities primarily for the tribal population of India.

• The Tribal University shall take additional measures for paying special attention to the tribal centric higher education and research, including art, culture and customs.

• The First Schedule (Page 2) has been substituted.


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