JEE Main 2019: Aadhaar Not Mandatory For Registration, Says National Testing Agency (NTA)

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has said in a notification that the Aadhaar number, 12 digit identification number issued by UIDAI, is not mandatory for registering for JEE Main 2018 examination. NTA, an agency under the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Government of India, has started the registration process for both JEE Main and UGC NET recently and the process will end on September 30. The JEE Main 2019 will be held from January 6 to January 20 next year. 

The clarification from NTA has come after the agency received 'some queries about mandatory filling up of Aadhaar Number in the Application Forms of UGC-NET December, 2018'.

In this connection", a statement from NTA said, "it is hereby clarified that while filling in online Application Form and as per the 'Replica of Application Form' given in Annexure VIII (page 39-40)(UGC-NET Bulletin December 2018) in the drop down box regarding 'Identification Type' and as also given on page 11, the Aadhaar number is only one of the types of identification and is not mandatory".

"The note on page 11 of UGC-NET Bulletin December, 2018 clearly provides that the candidates can also enter Passport number, Ration Card number, Bank Account number or any other valid Government identity number," it added.

NTA also said the online Application form which is being filled in currently also clearly provides for entering any valid government identity number.

The registration process for both JEE Main 2019 and UGC NET 2018 will be held on the official website of NTA, nta.ac.in.

More News
CAT 2021 Answer Key - Release Date & Time
The answer key of the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021 is expected to be released this week, by Sunday (December 12). As per the schedule, the CAT answer key will be released by December first week, and result by the second week of January 2022. The ...
CAT 2021 Answer Key - Release Date & Time
The answer key of the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021 is expected to be released this week, by Sunday (December 12). As per the schedule, the CAT answer key will be released by December first week, and result by the second week of January 2022. The ...
NTA IIFT 2022 Exam Over; What Next?
The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) MBA IB 2022 exam today, December 5 from 10 am to 12 pm. NTA will release the IIFT 2022 answer key along with the recorded response soon at the official websites-...
ICMAI CMA Admit Card Out For December Exams; Direct Link Here
The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI) has released the CMA admit card 2021 for the December session today, December 2. Students can access the ICMAI CMA admit card from the official website of ICMAI- examicmai.in. To download the CMA ICM...
1.92 Lakh Appear For CAT 2021
Around 1.92 lakh candidates appeared for the Common Admission Test (CAT 2021), that was conducted on November 28. The overall attendance recorded at 83 per cent, and a total 2.30 lakh candidates applied for the management entrance. "Out of the 1.92 ...
JEE Main 2022: Important Topics For Physics, Check Here
It is a dream of every engineering aspirant to get admission in a top college with their preferred engineering branch. Achieving this can become easy with the knowledge of important topics and chapters. According to the experts, there are some top...
TS Inter 1st Year Results 2021 Expected Soon - Official Website, Steps To Check
Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) is expected to release TS inter results 2021 for 1st year exams soon. Students who appeared for the TS inter exam can check their result on the official website-- tsbie.cgg.gov.in, once released...
NEET 2021: NTA Issues Clarification Regarding AIQ, State Quota Counselling
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has clarified its responsibility saying that the agency is responsible for conducting the exams, declaring the result and issuing the NEET UG merit list based on All India rank. While the state and central medical co...
CAT 2021 - List Of Top Management Colleges
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad will conduct CAT 2021 tomorrow, November 28. Around 2.31 lakh candidates registered for CAT exam this year. CAT 2021 qualified students will get admission to postgraduate management p...
IIM CAT 2021 Entrance Test, Tomorrow; 5 Points For Candidates
IIM Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021, the entrance exam for admission to some of the top B-schools in the country, including the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will take place tomorrow, Sunday, November 28. The exam will be conducted in three...