As per reports from the Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University Uttar Pradesh, the Aadhaar Number will be mandatory for every applicant wishing to appear for the state level entrance test - UPSEE 2017. The application forms for the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE) 2017 will be available from January 18, 2017 as per reports from leading newspapers while the UPSEE 2017 exam may be held on April 16, 2017 in the offline mode.
The AKTU is the organizing body for the UPSEE exam which will be held in the pen and paper mode on April 16, 2017. The UPSEE Application Form 2017 will be available from January 18, 2017 onwards in the online mode. Candidates will have time till March 5, 2017 to fill their online UPSEE Application forms. The UPSEE Admit Card 2017 will be available tentatively from April 7, 2017
The UPSEE 2017 exam is the state level exam for the undergraduate programmes in engineering, architecture, pharmacy, fashion, designing as well as the post graduate programmes in computer applications. Admissions to about 841 institutes affiliated to the Dr Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) for the various programmes will be through the UPSEE exam. More than one lakh students appear for this state level entrance test. About 75 colleges in Gautam Budh Nagar and 93 colleges are affiliated to the AKTU.
According to reports, a meeting was held by the vice chancellor Vinay Pathak and other officials of the university where the modalities of the UPSEE exam were discussed. It is reported that it will be mandatory for candidates to enter their Aadhaar Number along with the details of their Class X, Class XII, photograph and signature.
This is the latest in a series of notifications for various entrance exams across the country where the Aadhaar Number is now compulsory such that CBSE affiliated schools as well as other state board affiliated schools are now endorsing students to register for the same and ensure they possess one. The reason given at every instance is that the Aadhaar card will eliminate impersonation to a large extent as it is linked to the biometrics of the applicants.
It is one of the many instances that are now reported across the country starting with CBSE which has made it mandatory for the JEE Main 2017 exam and is expected to enforce it for NEET 2017 which is yet to be announced.
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