Aadhaar number not mandatory for enrolment to all-India exams: SC | india news


The Supreme Court docket on Wednesday directed the CBSE to not make Aadhaar quantity obligatory for enrolment of scholars showing in NEET 2018 and different all India exams.

A five-judge Structure bench headed by chief justice Dipak Misra directed the CBSE to add the data on their web site.

Earlier within the day, UIDAI had instructed the apex courtroom that it has not authorised CBSE to mandatorily take Aadhaar variety of college students to get themselves enroled for showing in NEET 2018 examination.

Lawyer normal KK Venugopal had mentioned he has directions from Distinctive Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) that like in Jammu and Kashmir, Meghalaya and Assam different id proofs like passport, voter card and ration card can be utilized by the CBSE for enroling the scholars within the examination.

The UIDAI’s remarks got here on a plea difficult the choice of CBSE in search of mandatorily the Aadhaar quantity or Aadhaar enrolment quantity from college students who’re aspiring to take up the NEET 2018 examination.

The Gujarat excessive courtroom had dismissed the plea on February 27.

The attraction in Supreme Court docket challenges the order of Gujarat excessive courtroom.


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