National Testing Agency (NTA) has recently notified that Aadhar Card number is not mandatory to apply for JEE Main and UGC NET December examinations. And Aadhar Card is one of the all other identity proofs but not the one and only proof that is required. The National Testing Academy is now engaged with the application process for the national level examinations Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2019 and National Eligibility Test (NET) December 2018. Aspirants applying for JEE Main and UGC NET examinations can provide any of the identity proofs such as bank account number, ration card number, passport number, PAN Card number, driving license etc as an identity proof.
The notice states, “It is hereby clarified that while filling in online application form and as per the ‘Replica of Application Form’ given in Annexure VIII (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.”
Aadhar Card Is Not Mandatory To Apply JEE Main 2019, UGC NET December 2018
The registration procedure for both these exams began on September 1. Both NET and JEE Mains will be directed two times every year. NET is conducted each year to top off the post of assistant professor and junior research cooperation and clearing the JEE mains and advanced papers will make applicants qualified for admission to Bachelor of Engineering (BE), Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), and Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) courses at Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) across India.
To appear for NET, applicants need to acquire minimum 55 percent marks in the graduate degree or equivalent examination from a perceived colleges/universities. The people who are seeking after their master’s (last year) can also apply. For JEE Mains, the applicants need to clear in addition to two examination with Science as a stream (Physics, Chemistry, Maths) and 50 percent marks.