NMC asks medical colleges to upload 10-year academic certificates on Digilocker NAD

Medical colleges, universities can register at nad.digilocker.gov.in and upload degree, marksheet, score card etc.

NMC asks medical colleges to upload 10-year academic certificates on Digilocker NAD NMC (Source: Official)
Vagisha Kaushik | Sep 23, 2022 - 2:56 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Medical Commission (NMC) has asked all medical institutions to register and upload their 10 year academic certificate data such as degree, marksheet, admit card, scorecard through Digilocker-NAD (National Academic Depository). The medical colleges and universities can register at nad.digilocker.gov.in.

“It is requested to all medical institutions to comply with the instructions contained in the said letter and to register and upload their 10-years academic certificate data (degree, marksheet, admit card, score card etc.) through Digilocker-NAD (nad.digilocker.gov.in) at the earliest,” said Sandhya Bhullar, Secretary, NMC in an official notification.

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The Ministry of Education has assigned the NAD implementation via Digilocker to facilitate students to get authentic educational documents or certificates in digital format directly from their original issuers. The digital copy available in the Digilocker will be treated at par with original physical document as per rule of the Information Technology.

“Digilocker is one of the key building blocks under India stack comprising of Aadhaar, UPI, Digilocker, and eConsent Framework. Digilocker is not only a vault for documents that citizens can access but also provides for consent based verification for third parties. More than 12.6 crore users have registered so far, and Digilocker hosts around 560 crore documents from 2205 government and private organization. A project called e-Sanad of the Ministry of External Affairs, has been integrated with Digilocker-NAD, which helps in the verification process of the student going abroad,” said a letter from National e-Governance Division, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to Secretary General, NMC.

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Digilocker in education sector have more than 1650 academic institutions including universities, institutes of national importance (INIs), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), state boards, National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) and Common University Entrance Test (CUET) etc. and over 60 crore academic certificate data, as per the letter. “Active participation of institutions is expected towards timely roll out of Digilocker-NAD services which will reduce the turnaround time in admission as well as recruitment process,” it added.

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