GOVERNMENT POLYTECHNIC, KROSURU
GUNTUR DISTRICT, ANDHRA PRADESH -522410
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NAD QUESTIONS1. Q: What is NAD System? Ans: National Academic Depository (NAD) is an important initiative of Government of India facilitated by Ministry of Human Resource Development to facilitate issuance and storage of academic awards to students in an online depository system on the pattern of Securities Depository. 2. Q: Who are the stake-holders in NAD system? Ans: Academic Institutions, Students and other Verification Users (Employers, Banks, Consulates, Academic Institutions) are the main stakeholders in NAD system. 3. Q: How does NAD system operate and who provides the Depository Services under NAD system? Ans: MHRD has developed the NAD Service Framework under which NAD services will be provided by two Depositories comprising NAD. 4. Q: How do I/we register myself/ourselves in NAD? Ans: You can visit the NAD Portal and select one of the Depositories offering NAD services. Students 1. Q: What is NAD System? Ans: National Academic Depository (NAD) is an important initiative of Government of India facilitated by Ministry of Human Resource Development to facilitate issuance and storage of academic awards to students in an online depository system on the pattern of Securities Depository. 2. Q: How do I register myself on NAD? Ans: You can visit NAD Portal at www.cvl.nad.co.in and select register as a Student. You can use your Aadhaar number to register on NAD. Upon entering the Aadhaar number, the system verifies the genuineness of the Aadhaar number by sending the details to UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India). UIDAI thereafter, sends an OTP (One Time Password) to the mobile number seeded in Aadhaar. You would be required to enter the OTP within the specified time. If the OTP is entered correctly, UIDAI shares your Aadhaar details with NAD system to facilitate your electronic registration. This registration method is completely electronic and happens quickly. 3. Q: Can I register myself in NAD if I do not have Aadhaar number or my current mobile number is not seeded in my Aadhaar number? Ans: In such a case, you can visit Aadhaar enrolment centre and apply for Aadhaar or update your mobile number in your Aadhaar record. However, if you are not able to enroll for Aadhaar or update your mobile number, NAD facilitates you to register by declaring your details and create the registration. NAD will give you NAD ID, which can be used by you thereafter for logging in to NAD. This NAD ID will need to be verified by an Academic Institution participating in NAD. 4. Q: Now my NAD account is created, how do I get access to my certificates? Ans: NAD will make all your certificates which are lodged by participating Academic Institutions available in your online NAD account. You can access all the certificates at all times. Following needs to be ensured for this: Your registration on NAD is completed as per previous question You submit your Aadhaar Number or NAD ID to your Academic Institution Your Academic Institutions join NAD and lodge your certificate records with your Aadhaar Number or NAD ID 5. Q: How do I know if my Academic Institutions are participating in NAD? Ans: NAD Portal will maintain a list of all Academic Institutions which are participating in NAD system. Please refer to the same. 6. Q: Would my digital certificates available in NAD system be widely accepted by employers etc? Ans: NAD is a Government of India initiative and is being made available across the country. This would greatly increase the security, authenticity and verifiability of the certificates and bring âTrustâ factor for genuine certificates. 7. Q: Can I get printed copy of my digital certificates from NAD system? Ans: Yes, you can request a printed copy of the certificate through NAD system. 8. Q: How is it ensured that digital certificates accurately reflect my records? Ans: NAD system provides significant operational and technical safeguards to ensure that certificate accuracy is ensured. Academic Institution directly uploads and lodges the records in NAD system after conducting thorough verification of Award details and digitally signing these Awards. However, if you ever find some discrepancy in your digital certificates, NAD will facilitate you to lodge a grievance so that same can be taken up with concerned Academic Institution for verification / rectification. 9. Q: Whether student can generate soft copy of document from NAD and its validity? Ans: Student can generate soft copy of document in PDF format online. As explained above, it will be digitally signed by you or us and hence will exhibit validity. 10. Q: Who can access my NAD Certificates? Ans: NAD framework respects privacy of the data and records of each person. Certificates can be accessed only by the Student to whom it belongs (as identified by the lodging Academic Institution). Other Verifiers who are specifically authorized by the Student can also access these Awards. 11. How do I come to know if some Employer (Verifier) requests for verification of my certificate? Ans: If some employer requests for a verification of your certificate record, NAD will notify you by sending an Email / SMS. You can then log-in to your account, review the details of the request and approve / reject the same. 12. Q: Can I seed my Aadhaar Number to an existing registration which was done earlier using NAD ID? Ans: Yes, you can seed Aadhaar Number to an existing registration. The procedure explained regarding Aadhaar verification will be used. 13. Q: How do I request AI to seed Aadhaar number or NAD ID to an award that is already uploaded by the AI in the NAD system? Ans: You will need to approach the AI to seed your Aadhaar Number or NAD ID in a certificate record which is already uploaded on NAD. AI will verify the details of the same and the details of the certificate record. NAD system will facilitate the AI to retrieve the said record and seed the Aadhaar Number or NAD ID. Thereafter, such a record will be automatically mapped to your login / registration. 14. Can I request the NAD system to share my award details to a verifier? Ans: Yes, you can request the NAD system to share your award details with any Verifier. 15. Q: What are the charges that I need to pay for NAD services? Ans: As a rule the Student is not charged for any services. However, a Verifier may request the Student payment on its behalf. Reasonable fees will be charged for NAD services which will be as per the guidelines from MHRD/UGC in this matter. This information would also be displayed on NAD portal. 16. Q: Can I give my consent / disapproval without registering in NAD? Ans: No. You have to be registered with NAD to enable you to give consent / disapproval for any verification request. 17. Q: Is there some time limit by which I have to approve / reject a verification request? Ans: Yes, you have to provide the approval / rejection for the same within reasonable time. Presently, the same is fixed at 7 days. 18. Q: What would happen if I do not accord approval / rejection within prescribed time? Ans: If you do not accord approval / rejection within reasonable time, the request is considered as infructuous and becomes ineffective. 19. Q: Can I shift my login/registration from one Depository to the other? Ans: Yes. You can easily shift your registration from one Depository to the other. This does not require you to submit your details again. NAD system provides that you can access the same certificate records irrespective of the depository where you hold your account. 20. Q: I have awards from two or more AIs. Can I allow verification only for some of the awards held by me? Ans: Yes. You can choose to allow verification only for some of the awards held by you. 21. Q: Can Student upload any award that is in his/her possession and share with Verifier? Ans: Student cannot upload award of this nature as only AI will be able to upload and lodge awards in NAD. The student can ask NAD for retrieval of an existing award and share it with Verifier. 22. Q: Process for Foreign student including student registration, mapping of degree, OTP, verification and consent by student? Ans: In case of foreign student, NAD will communicate NAD ID (as they will not be having Aadhaar Number) on the email id or/and mobile number updated by the student during her/his registration.