Aadhaar has been made mandatory for students appearing for JEE (Main) in 2017. According to a notice issued by the Union Ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD), Aadhaar will be required by the students during filling the application form.
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is an all-India common engineering entrance examination.
The online application process will start from December 1. The last date for filling the application forms is January 2, 2017 and fee can be paid up to January 3, 2017.The notice clearly mentions that the particulars on the application form should match those on the Aadhaar card.
All the Indian citizen candidates should possess AADHAAR card issued by UIDAI. At the time of filling application form of JEE (Main)–2017, the candidates will have to enter their AADHAAR number, name, date of birth & gender which will be validated with the UIDAI’s data. In case, these particulars do not match, the candidates will not be able to fill the application form for JEE (Main)–2017. Therefore, the candidates are advised to ensure that their AADHAAR card has correct details of their name, date of birth & gender as per school records. If there is some mismatch in these details, the candidates should immediately get it corrected in AADHAAR data or school records, as the case may be.