As per directives from University Grant Commission (UGC) online Ph.D. from a foreign university is not recognized by the University Grant Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
Commission warns aspiring students and their parents, not to be misled by advertisements for online Ph.D. offered by educational technology companies (EdTech) in collaboration with foreign educational institutes.
While going for the Ph.D. program, one can verify the authenticity of such a program as per UGC Regulations 2016. To maintain the standards of education commission has notified minimum standards and procedures for awarding MPhil and Ph.D. degrees. All higher education institutions have to follow these standards while awarding such degrees.