The universities and colleges marked the 72nd Republic Day in both virtual and offline mode. University Grants Commission (UGC) had earlier asked the educational institutions to mark the day virtually. The central office of UGC hoisted the national flag in the presence of its President, Prof. DP Singh and other senior officials. Indian Institutes of Technology across the country also celebrated the day.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) held the Republic Day celebrations at its New Delhi headquarters.