NAD stands for National Academic Depository.
NAD is a nation vide programme of Government of India and is being implemented by MHRD and UGC.
It is an online storehouse/database of degrees which is used for lodging the academic awards of students.
Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology has entered into an agreement with DigiLocker for facilitation of uploading and lodging of academic degrees of its students on NAD portal (https://nad.digitallocker.gov.in/).
There are 3 participants or stakeholders:
- Students - who will create their logins on the NAD portal and will check their awards lodged by the Institutes.
- Academic Institutes (AIs) -who will upload and lodge the academic awards of an institute on the NAD portal. This uploading is done by the NAD cell in an Institute.
- Verifiers - who may anytime verify the academic awards of the student from the NAD portal.
It has been decided that degrees awarded to GBPUAT students in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 convocations will be uploaded on NAD portal.
Students of these batches are requested to register themselves on the above mentioned NAD portal.