SBI Makes Aadhar Card Mandatory for all Recruits from 1st July 2017

SBI Update Regarding Aadhar Card

If you are Preparing for Government Exam or Banking Sector Exam then This Post will be very Important for all of You. Before Few days SBI has Announced a PUBLIC NOTICE in which it states that Aadhar Card Number will be Mandatory for all Recruits from 1st July 2017. The full Public Notice is as Follows:

State Bank of India (SBI) propose to introduce the scheme of verifying the identity of candidates applying for all its recruitment processes through Aadhaar cards w.e.f. 1st July 2017. Ascertaining the identities of candidates is critical for fair conduct of recruitment process and prevention of impersonation. The provisions of Aadhaar Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 (the Aadhaar Act 2016) and the Regulations under the Act have come into effect on various dates as published in the Official Gazette. Pursuant to Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act 2016, SBI proposes to verify the identity of the candidates through Aadhaar number in all its recruitment processes w.e.f. 1st July 2017. Accordingly, while applying for appointment in SBI it will be mandatory to furnish the 12 digit Aadhaar No. (or 28 digit Aadhaar enrolment ID in case the Aadhaar has been
applied for, but not received). The Aadhaar number will be used at discretion of SBI to match the biometric information taken through biometric attendance system at the time of the examination/ interview/ medical fitness test/ reporting for joining with that stored on the Aadhaar server to establish the identity of the candidate. The above provision is applicable in all States and Union Territories of India except the States of Jammu & Kashmir, Meghalaya and Assam. Applicants from these States may use voter ID, passport, driving license or any other valid document, as may be specified by SBI in the relevant recruitment notice, as proof of identity for future recruitments in SBI.

So, According to this Public Notice, you need to have an Aadhaar Card which has your Aadhaar Unique Identification Number, in order to apply for any of the SBI Recruitment.

Why is Aadhar Mandatory? – SBI Exam Update

Many of You are Thinking that What is the main Purpose behind this Sudden Update. The Main purpose of this Update is SBI wants to check and verify Candidates Identity for suitable Post.

With the help of aadhar, They can get all the details of the applicant including Name, Address, DOB, Mobile Number and even fingerprints and Bio-Metrix details.

Which states are Exempted in this Notice?

This Rule is to apply for almost all the state’s Applicant except

  • J&K

What to do if you don’t have Aadhaar card?

Now there are also many candidates who don’t have Aadhar card. In this case, they can Provide other Identity Proof like PAN Card, Voter ID Card and Passport. But we Highly Insist you to to get one Aadhar card at your Nearest Aadhar Enrollment Centre because It will be Very helpful in many Government and Private sector Processes.