November 23, 2016, 3:27 pm
CBSE declared to make aadhaar mandatory for students preparing for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains 2017. Students would have to add Aadhaar for JEE enrolment. The chief minister of West Bengal has been protesting against the CBSE centre’s settlement of linking aadhaar with the different Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) schemes. Mamata Banerjee keeps sending ammunitions. CBSE is to keep following this decision. A great number of students will have to face the inconvenience. States like Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Punjab, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh has 95% population who has registered for Aadhaar and achieves their Unique Identification (UID) numbers. It has been notifies in West Bengal only 78% individual have Aadhar cards. West Bengal is the state of 7, 54, 67,010 population and 9, 66,22,186 are carrying their Aadhaar cards. JEE mains 2017 are scheduled to be held on April 2. Candidates are being informed that the last date to JEE registration is January 2, 2017
ďA complaint has reached Minister Prakash Javadekar. He will take every measure to ensure no eligible student is left out from appearing in the examination due to nonavailability of Aadhaar card." - A few words said by HRD ministry CBSE official.