National Academic Depository (NAD) – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is NAD System?
Ans: National Academic Depository (NAD) is an important initiative of Government of India facilitated by Ministry of Human Resource Development to facilitate issuance and storage of academic awards to students in an online depository system on the pattern of Securities Depository.
Q: Who are the stake-holders in NAD system?
Ans: Academic Institutions, Students and other Verification Users (Employers, Banks, Consulates, Academic Institutions) are the main stakeholders in NAD system.
Q: How does NAD system operate and who provides the Depository Services under NAD system?
Ans: MHRD has developed the NAD Service Framework under which NAD services will be provided by two Depositories comprising NAD.
Q: How do I/we register myself/ourselves in NAD?
Ans: You can visit the NAD Portal and select one of the Depositories offering NAD services.
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