NIOS stands for National Institute of Open Schooling, it was also formerly known as National Open School (NOS). Recently NIOS has made Aadhaar mandatory to take admissions or to appear for exams conducted by NIOS, but the mandatory requirement of Aadhaar only applies for registering under certain streams. Furnishing Aadhaar by students is not only mandatory but it also helps to take benefits of avail various services that are provided on the basis of Aadhaar.
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Benefits of Registering on NIOS with Aadhaar Number
Here are some of the benefits which students gets on registering on NIOS with Aadhaar Card Number:
- Having Aadhaar helps to access Digital document i.e. Digital Mark sheet and Digital Certificates
- Helps to detect proxy students who are appearing on other student’s behalf with the use of Aadhaar biometrics
So if you have Aadhaar Number issued on your name, then it is better to furnish your Aadhaar while admission at NIOS. Below are the complete process explained on how to register on NIOS with Aadhaar Number as well as if a student has not provided Aadhaar while registering on NIOS then how they can update their Aadhaar Number later.
How to Register on NIOS with Aadhaar Number
Visit the official NIOS Portal https://sdmis.nios.ac.in/
Click on register button.
Read the instructions and click on the “Proceed” button.
Select the state.
Select the identity type from Aadhaar Number/ Enrolment Number/ Passport/ Ration Card/ Bank Account Number or any other valid document
Enter the Aadhaar Number.
Your details will be validated along with name from UIDAI.
Select the course for which you want to take admission.
The application form for admission will appear.
The form is categorized into 4 sections:
- Basic Details
- Optional Details
- Subject selection
- Study Centre Selection
Basic details is divided into 3 sections:
- Basic Details
- Other information
Fill the name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, valid mobile number and valid email id.
Click on generate OTP, mobile number and email address will be validated with the OTP
After validating the OTP, enter the details about address and details about social category etc.
In the other information section upload the copy of your photo, identity document and other documents like caste certificate, last marks sheet etc.
Fill the optional details
Select the subjects
Select the study Centre, you can choose maximum three preferences.
Review the application form for admission and make modifications (if required)
If the filled form is completed and is found OK click on yes button and make the payment.
How to Update Aadhaar Number on NIOS
If you have not provided Aadhaar Number while taking admissions then you can update your Aadhaar Number right now.
Just visit official NIOS Update Aadhaar Number https://online.nios.ac.in/aadhar/aadharForm01.asp
Enter Your 11 digit Reference No. or 11/12 digit Enrolment No, on next screen enter your 12 digit Aadhaar Number and successfully complete linking Aadhaar with your NIOS Admission.
That’s it this is how you can register on NIOS with Aadhaar Number or Update Aadhaar Number on NIOS.