The Hindu | 12/10/2022 08:53 PM | Click to read full article
Veteran researchers have termed the University Grants Commission (UGC)’s decision to dispense with the requirement to publish two papers as part of a Ph.D. degree as ‘retrograde’.
They urged the UGC to deliberate instead of making hasty decisions. A researcher’s quality is measured based on paper publications and citations received. Universities abroad assess a researcher’s potential for further study based on their publications, they add.