Aadhaar Card Clarification for JEE Main 2017

JEE Main, the national level entrance exam for admission into NIT’s and qualifying exam for sitting in JEE Advanced, is poised to be conducted in the month of April (See our previous blog for more details). It is being organized by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. The application form would be available from 1st December 2017. The Ministry of Human Resource Development notified changes in the JEE Main 2017 and made Aadhaar Card mandatory from 2017 session.

Requirement of Aadhaar Card

Candidates, who are citizens of India, should possess Aadhaar Card issued by the UIDAI. At the time of application, the candidates are required present their Aadhaar Card Number which will later be validated with the UIDAI data. Thus, the candidates are required to ensure consistency in their Aadhaar Card details in all records as well as in JEE form. In case of any mistake or mismatch, the candidates should immediately get it corrected.

JEE Main Clarification regarding Aadhaar Card

Here we are listing some FAQs regarding the aadhar card clarification in JEE Main 2018:

Candidate who have recently submitted the request for updation in Aadhaar details (including biometric updation) and unable to apply with the updated Aadhaar Card Details?

Answer: Such Candidates have to apply for JEE (Main) by entering 14 digits Aadhaar Enrolment ID/UR No. (Including slash) printed on the slip issued by aadhaar centre after submitting updation request.

Aadhaar authentication may be failed in the first step of application submission due to following reason:-

  1. The candidate has not entered the details exactly same as mentioned on their Aadhaar card.
  2. The candidate’s biometric is not updated in Aadhaar.

 

What should be done in each case?

Answer:

  1. The candidates should verify whether they have entered the details exactly same as mentioned on their Aadhaar card.
  2. Such candidates should submit a correction request at Aadhaar centre for biometric updation and apply for JEE (Main) by entering 14 digits Aadhaar Enrolment ID/UR No. (Including slash) printed on the slip issued by aadhaar centre after submitting updation request.

The date of birth is not fully or incorrectly mentioned in Aadhaar card or only birth year is mentioned.

Answer: Such candidates should submit a correction request at Aadhaar centre and apply for JEE (Main) by entering 14 digits Aadhaar Enrolment ID/UR No. (Including slash) printed on the slip issued by aadhaar centre after submitting updation request.

The name of the candidate in Aadhaar in not exactly similar or not in same pattern as in school records

Answer: Such candidates should submit a correction request at Aadhaar centre and apply for JEE (Main) by entering 14 digits Aadhaar Enrolment ID/UR No. (Including slash) printed on the slip issued by aadhaar centre after submitting updation request.

Or

Such candidates should fill the form of JEE (Main) with old details in Aadhaar card and thereafter submit a correction request at Aadhaar centre. The updated details in Aadhaar may be corrected in JEE (Main) at later stage by the process which will be notified in due course of time.The name of father/ mother is not exactly same as in school records. The address mentioned in Aadhaar has been changed due to transfer or some other reason.

Answer: These particular are not being matched with Aadhaar data so the candidates should correctly fill these particulars as per school records. The present/permanent address may also be filled accordingly since CBSE do not send any communication on the candidates’ address.

How the candidates of Assam/J&K/Meghalaya having no Aadhaar Card can apply for JEE (Main?

Answer: Candidates who have passed or appearing in Class XII examination from the states of J&K, Assam & Meghalaya need to enter the passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Govt. identity number provided they should select the city of examination in these states only.

Can the candidates of Assam/J&K/Meghalaya having Aadhaar Card choose Examination Centre across India in JEE (Main)?

Answer: Candidates who have passed or appearing in Class XII examination from the states of J&K, Assam & Meghalaya having Aadhaar Card can choose the Examination Centre across India. Candidate must ensure that Name, date of birth & gender in online application for JEE (Main) 2017 must be same in X,XII Certificate/Marksheet and Aadhaar Card details for the purpose of his/her identity and authentication.

How can the candidates outside India (PIO/OCI/NRI) can apply for JEE (Main) without Aadhaar?

Answer: Candidates outside India may apply through Passport details.

Is Aadhaar mandatory for applying for JEE (Main)?

Answer: The Public Notice about Requirement of Aadhaar (clarification) may be seen on the website http://jeemain.nic.in

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