From the next year 2015, students of Mumbai University are need not to wait in a long queue, University will provide mark sheets and convocation certificates online.
The National Academic Depository (NAD) - an initiative by HRD Minister, University will introduce an online database of mark sheets and convocation certificates through NAD. Mark sheets of alumni will also be updates on the database.
Currently, Andhra Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test board and CBSE are using the NAD system. Mumbai Varsity is the first to participate in the NAD system.
"We will ensure that alumni has access to the depository," said controller of examination Dinesh Bhonde.
Each student will register with the NAD system and will be able to obtain records after verification of identity. The depository will also facilitate a hassle-free verification process. Universities, embassies and employers, who want to verify mark sheets and transcript certificates submitted by the candidate, will be able to do so through the website and email by paying a fee and with the candidate's consent.
Vice-chancellor Rajan Welukar said, "Security and authenticity of mark sheets are of prime importance in a competitive world. Education has to learn to integrate high-end security processes adopted by businesses."