The University Grants Commission Act,1956
Section 1. Short title and commencement
Act No.3 of 1956
An Act to make provision for the co-ordination and determination of standards in Universities and for that purpose, to establish a University Grants Commission
Be it enacted by Parliament in the Seventh Year of the Republic of India as follows:
(1) This Act may be called the University Grants Commission Act,1956.
(2) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.
1. 5th November,1956, vide S.R.O.No.2608, dated 1st November,1956, Gazette of India, Part II, Sec.3, p.1882