National Academic Depository

NAD Website

The National Academic Depository (NAD) is a pioneering initiative aimed at establishing a comprehensive online repository for all academic awards. It serves as a 24/7 digital storehouse for certificates, diplomas, degrees, mark sheets, and other academic credentials, meticulously digitized and securely lodged by academic institutions, boards, and eligibility assessment bodies. NAD not only facilitates easy access and retrieval of academic awards but also ensures their authenticity and secure storage. Those who have previously deposited academic data with the former depositories (NDML or CVL) can now coordinate via email to instruct them for data transfer as per the University Grants Commission's (UGC) guidelines.

The National Academic Depository (NAD) is born out of an initiative to provide an online storehouse of all academic awards. National Academic Depository (NAD) is a 24/7 online storehouse of all academic awards viz. certificates, diplomas, degrees, mark sheets, etc. duly digitized and lodged by academic institutions/boards/eligibility assessment bodies. NAD not only ensures easy access to and retrieval of an academic award but also validates and guarantees its authenticity and safe storage.

Document Wallet to Empower Citizens

Digilocker Website

Digilocker NAD Website

Digi Locker is a flagship initiative of the Ministry of Electronics & IT (MeitY) under the Digital India program. Digi Locker aims at 'Digital Empowerment' of citizens by providing access to authentic digital documents to citizens' digital document wallet. Digi Locker is a secure cloud-based platform for the storage, sharing, and verification of documents & certificates.

In line with the Ministry of Education's decision, Digi Locker is now the exclusive repository for NAD. Academic institutions are urged to onboard NAD through Digi Locker exclusively. As per the decision of the Ministry of Education, Digi Locker is now the sole repository for the National Academic Depository (NAD), and academic institutions are requested to onboard NAD through Digi Locker only. Academic Institutions who have already deposited their academic data to the former depositories i.e. NDML or CVL can now instruct them via email to transfer the data as per the directions of the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Academic Bank of Credits

ABC Website

ABC Manual Download

The government of India, Under National Education Policy-2020, intends to enable students across the nation with the "Academic Bank of Credits" (ABC) system to fulfill their thirst for knowledge by providing academic flexibility to pick and modify their educational paths, link diverse disciplines, and assist them in acquiring the proper foundations and building blocks for their ambitions.

The "Academic Bank of Credits" (ABC) is an educational digital platform created to facilitate students' seamless mobility between or within degree-granting Higher Education Institutions (HEls) through a formal system of credit recognition, credit accumulation, credit transfers, and credit redemption to promote distributed and flexible teaching and learning. The ABC platform will provide students with the opportunity to register for a unique ABC ID, an interactive dashboard to see their credit accumulation, and options to begin a choice-based credit transfer mechanism.

ABC can be considered as an authentic reference to check the credit record of any student at any given point in time.