UP Board Makes Aadhaar Card Compulsory for 10th & 12th Board Exams 2018 – Know Details

The Uttar Pradesh Board exams will now witness a mandatory rule as the Board has made it necessary for the students appearing for the Class X & XII exams to carry their Aadhaar Card along in order to sit in the examination. The Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) in a recent notification has made it necessary for all the students who will be appearing in Class 10 and 12 UP Board Exams to carry their Aadhaar cards with them to their respective exam centres. The intermediate, as well as the UP Board high schools, will commence from 6th February’ 2018.

The students who won’t be carrying their Aadhaar Card to the exam centre in the UP Board exams will not be permitted to sit in the examination.

UP Board Exams To Start Soon 

The UP Board has decided to conduct the Class X and XII Board Exams from 6th February’ 2018 onwards. Approximately, a total of 37,12,508 students are tentatively occurring for the Class X UP Board examination.  A total of 30,17,032  class Class XII will be appearing in the UP Board Exam. Combining the figures, in total for both Class X and XII, 67,29,540 students will be appearing for the exams to be conducted by the UP Board Of Education.

The number of students appearing for the UP Board exams has experienced an increase an in comparison to the last year’s student figure. In the UP Board exams conducted in 2017, 3.40 lakhs students had appeared in the Class X UP Board whereas as many as 2654492 numbers of students registered for the Class XII UP Board.

Why Is Aadhaar Card Necessary

The recent scenario has seen the linking of Aadhaar Card with various proofs like Bank Accounts, license etc. This has been done to avoid multiple kinds of frauds and duplicity of identities as well as proofs. A statement released by the UP Board officials in context to make the students carry their Aadhaar Card along with them while appearing for the UP Board Exam necessarily was done to note and curb the frauds.

With the held number of Aadhaar Cards, the officials will be able to make a note of the fraudulent student registrations along with the add-on malpractices which go on side by side thus affecting the statistics on a huge note.


Tulika Gupta

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