New Delhi: According to the latest circular released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), students from Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) are exempted from having to enter their Aadhaar details while applying for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2017. In a press statement, the CBSE said that the applicants 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.
However, Aadhaar card will be mandatory for candidates from other states – except these- while applying JEE Main 2017. Hence, candidates those don’t have Aadhaar Card should will have to register for their Aadhaar Card as soon as possible.
In order to facilitiate such applicants who are not having Aadhaar, the CBSE has specially set up facilitation centres in each city of examination for the purpose of Aadhaar enrolment. The applicants can approach such facilitation centres who will not charge any amount from any applicant for Aadhaar enrolment. The list of the facilitation centre is available on www.jeemain.nic.in. These applicants who have enrolled for Aadhaar and have not received Aadhaar should enter 28 digit Aadhaar Enrolment ID printed on the Aadhaar enrolment slip at the time of filling online application form for JEE (Main) 2017.
Further, the CBSE informed in a statement that in case Aadhaar enrolment facility is not available at the facilitation centres, the applicants should submit a request for Aadhaar enrolment. The facilitation centre will issue a registration number to such applicants. This registration number should be entered by the applicants at the time of filling online application form for JEE (Main) 2017.
Meanwhile, the Unique ID Authority of India (UIDAI) has directed all its registrars and enrolment agencies to enroll JEE aspirants on a priority basis. Also, UIDAI has asked all its regional offices to make necessary arrangements of Aadhaar enrolment facility at all its Aadhaar enrolment centres and also at the CBSE facilitation centres in each city of examination for the purpose of Aadhaar enrolment. These kind of arrangements will be available till the last date of submission of application for JEE Main 2017 exam.
Here, it can be mentioned that for JEE Main 2017, the online application process will start from 01 December 2016 onwards. The last date for application is 02 January 2017 and fee can be paid upto 03 January 2017.