UGC CARE List 2020 :A video tutorial by Dr. Sony Mary Varghese

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About the Resource person


Dr. Sony Mary Varghese

Asst. Prof. in Education

Peet Memorial Training College, Mavelikara

Research Guide at The University of Kerala.

Information to be exhibited on the UGC CARE website after recommendation of a journal has received.

UGC-CARE- A Quality Mandate for Indian Academia

To match global standards of high quality research, in all academic disciplines under its purview, the University Grants Commission (UGC) aspires to stimulate and empower the Indian academia through its “Quality Mandate”. A public notice was issued by the UGC, on the 28th of November, 2018, to announce the establishment of a dedicated Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics (CARE) to carry out this mandate.

Objectives of the UGC-CARE

  • To promote quality research, academic integrity and publication ethics in Indian universities.
  • To promote high quality publications in reputed journals that would help in achieving higher global ranks.
  • To develop an approach and methodology for identification of good quality journals.
  • To prevent publications in predatory/ dubious / sub-standard journals, which reflect adversely and tarnish the image of Indian academia.
  • To create and maintain a “UGC-CARE Reference List of Quality Journals” (UGC-CARE List) for all academic purposes.

Organization of the UGC-CARE

UGC has formed the Empowered Committee (UGC-CARE EC) to supervise the functioning of UGC-CARE. The same committee will govern the activities of UGC Cell for Journal Analysis at Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), Pune.


  • UGC-CARE List Group I: Journals found qualified through UGC-CARE protocols
  • UGC-CARE List Group II: Journals indexed in globally recognised databases

How to Register with CARE

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How to recommend a journal

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