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Marketing of achievements through fake awards – A ‘novel’ trend in modern academic and research systems

Bandyopadhyay S., Bhattacharjee A., Mahendra Nath Mitta


This article deals with fake awards that can be purchased by paying money. The University Grants Commission (UGC) should think of blacklisting such fake awards and preparing a list of quality awards under the Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics (CARE), which can be considered as true recognition for researchers/ faculty members.


Fake awards; University Grants Commission; UGC

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