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National Academic Depository (NAD) Cell

NAD-DigiLocker and ABC Portal

DigiLocker and NAD are initiatives of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) respectively. The concept of National Academic Depository (NAD) is born out of an initiative by MHRD to provide a 24X7 online depository to Academic institutions to store and publish their academic awards. The digital depository not only ensures easy access to and retrieval of an academic award but also validates and guarantees its authenticity and safe storage. It aspires to make the vision of Digital Academic awards for every Indian a reality.

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Student Registration Process in DigiLocker and ABC Portal:

DigiLocker aims at promoting Paperless Governance by issuing authentic digital documents issued by various issuers to citizens locker account.The issued documents in DigiLocker system are deemed to be at par with original physical documents as per Rule 9A of the Information Technology (Preservation and Retention of Information by Intermediaries providing Digital Locker facilities) Rules, 2016.
Students may access their degree/diploma certificates and marksheets via DigiLocker. In order to do so, they should register on DigiLocker.

To create DigiLocker Account the URL :

ABC Portal:
"Academic Bank of Credits" means an academic service mechanism as a digital/virtual/online entity established by University Grants Commission to facilitate students to become its academic accounts holder, thereby paving the way for seamless students’ mobility between or within degree granting HEIs through a formal systems of credit recognition, credit accumulation, credit transfer and credit redemption to promote distributed and flexible teaching learning. ABC is a bank for academic purposes on the patterned of commercial banks for financial purposes with students as academic account holders to whom ABC shall provide a variety of services including credit verification, credit accumulation, credit transfer or redemption and authentication of academic awards.
Students may register on the ABC portal to verify the availability of credits in their ABC account. Upon registration, an ABC ID will be created, which must be submitted to academic institutions so that credits may be sent into their respective ABC accounts.

To create ABC Account the URL :

For NAD-DigiLocker detailed process and FAQ follow the URL:
For DigiLocker detailed process and FAQ follow the URL:
For ABC Portal detailed process and FAQ follow the URL:

UGC NAD/ABC bureau has developed 04 videos regarding Academic Bank of Credits (ABC) program which have been approved by UGC. The link is given below:-
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