PU all set for issuing Online Degrees through National Academic Depository

Chandigarh, July 18, 2020: Panjab University Examination branches are all set to
upload the Examination data on National Academic
Depository (NAD) for
awarding Online Degrees
and DMCs etc from the current
academic session,
informed Prof. Parvinder
Singh, Controller of
He added that in this
regard reasonable measures
have already been taken
including legal agreement
and registration of candidates
from affiliated colleges
and teaching departments.
In the present situation,
due to the Covid 19 pandemic,
it is felt many candidates
may not be able to get
Examination related testimonials
due to lockdown of
administrative offices at the
He also shared that it is the
need of hour to initiate
online mode of issuance of
Degree/DMCs to all our eligible
PG students as well as
Ph D scholars for which
NAD registration is must.
Till date, data of 35000
students has been uploaded
on National Academic
Depository (NAD) for Post
Graduates and Ph D students
of the academic sessions
2018-19 and 2019-20.
More than 800 research
scholars have enrolled and
due to Covid19 pandemic
about 110 scholars have
already downloaded their
PhD degrees from NAD.
Out of the data of 35000
students, approximately
tdata of 15000 students has
been verified as authentic
academic data which can
also be downloaded by the
students of PU affiliated colleges
and teaching departments.
The CoE shared that due to
present pandemic situation
and for further transparency,
efficiency ,the Online
degrees and DMCs issuance
by Panjab University
Examination system will not
only bring a big relief to the
students but also is another
examination reform endeavour
for the credibility of
examination system.
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
The NAD provides students
convenient access to
their degrees without the
risk of losing, spoiling or
damaging them.
PU has signed an agreement
with the National
Securities Depository
Limited (NSDL), a central
security depository based in
Mumbai, for uploading the
degree on the NAD, an
online storehouse of academic
The students have to register
themselves on NAD
where all their documents
will be made available for
easy retrieval in the future.
The degrees will be available
permanently on the portal
giving round-the-clock
access to them for any academic
or professional purpose

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