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National Academic Depository (NAD)


The vision of National Academic Depository (NAD) is born out of an initiative to provide an online store house of all academic awards. National Academic Depository (NAD) is a 24X7 online store house of all academic awards viz.certificates, diplomas, degrees, mark-sheets etc. duly digitised 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.

For Students Immediate availability of academic awards upon upload by Academic Institution
Online, permanent record of academic awards
No risk of losing, spoiling, damaging the academic awards
Anytime, anywhere and convenient access to academic awards
Important Documents Anytime, Anywhere!
Authentic Documents, Legally at Par with Originals
Digital Document Exchange with the consent of the student.
Faster service Delivery- Government Benefits, Employment, Financial Inclusion, Educational admission, Health.

About Digilocker

DigiLocker is an Indian digitization online service provided by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India under its Digital India initiative. DigiLocker provides an account in cloud to every Aadhaar holder to access authentic documents/certificates such as driving license, vehicle registration, academic mark sheet in digital format from the original issuers of these certificates. It also provides 1GB storage space to each account to upload scanned copies of legacy documents. Users need to possess an Aadhaar number to use DigiLocker. For sign-up, the Aadhaar number and the one-time password sent to the Aadhaar-registered mobile number, need to be entered.

NAD Nodal Officer for University

Prof. Vinayak M. Bankapur

Professor,is serving as the Nodal Officerfor the National Academic Depository (NAD) at Rani Channamma University, Belagavi. He is also a Head of the Department in the Department of Library and Information Science at RCUB. He did his Master's degree for Documentation Training and Research Centre (DRTC) Indian Statistical Institute Bangalore in the year 1989 and Ph.D. Library and Information Science from Karnatak University, Dharwad 1998.. He is good at Infographics and won 2nd prize in IOS Conference held in 2017 in Bangalore. He is a Life Member of SIS, Members of AKLEPA, and member of IATLIS, Institute of Scientometrics (IS), a member of the ILA. His areas of specialisationareScientometrics, Observometrics.He is also a nodal officer for Developing University Website and created webmail for all faculty members, and Academic Council Member of the university. He is the founder of HUDALNET.

Circulars & Files

PPT About NAD     Download.
Procedure to Download Documents        Download.

Circulars & Files

Govt. Order to not Prinit Documents        Download.
UGC_letter_of_acceptance_of_documents_through_DigiLocker_NAD      Download.

Video Tutorials

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