According to reports, Aadhaar card details will be compulsory
for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Mains from the year 2017 onwards while online
registering. Also the relaxation for the rule is only given to few states like
Jammu & Kashmir, Meghalaya and Assam. The new rule has been made mandatory
by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) from year 2017. Joint Apex
Board (JAB) will allow the use of attendance machines to process Aadhaar based
biometric information to mark the attendance of the candidates appearing for
The report further added that Aadhaar card is used to avoid
misconduct at examination centre and to keep track of the identity of the
candidates appearing for the examination. CBSE board has borne the entire
expenditure of the attendance machines used for Aadhaar card based information.
The three states which are exempted from using mandatory
rule of Aadhaar card during the JEE examination are Jammu & Kashmir,
Meghalaya, and Assam. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will scan the
OMR sheets at all the examination locations just after the exam. The entire
examination will be recorded by installing CCTV cameras at the exam centres.
The registration for the upcoming JEE Mains has already
started from December 1st, 2016 and will be over on January 02, 2017. The dates
of the JEE Mains 2017 examination, which is a gateway for getting admissions in
various undergraduate engineering courses, has been announced on the official
website of CBSE board www.jeemain.nic.in.
For both the examinations of JEE Mains and JEE Advanced,
the marks obtained at class 12 will not be added to determine the All India Rank
for JEE Mains.