NTA Public Notice Regarding use of Aadhaar in UGC-NET/JEE (Main)
Some queries have been received about mandatory filling up of Aadhaar Number in the
Application Forms of UGC-NET December, 2018.
In this connection, it is hereby clarified that while filling in online Application Form and as per
the ‘Replica of Application Form’ given in Annexure VIII (page 39-40)(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
The note on page 11 of UGC-NET Bulletin December, 2018 clearly provides that the
candidates can also enter Passport number, Ration Card number, Bank Account number or
any other valid Government identity number.
The online Application form which is being filled in currently also clearly provides for entering
any valid government identity number.
The same provisions are also applicable for JEE (Main) 2019.