RRB Official Update 2016: Mandatory Aadhaar Number

RBI Official Update 2016

RRB Official Update 2016: The Railway Recruitment has officially released an important notice regarding future recruitment procedures for better accountability. Ascertaining the identities of candidates at examination is critical for fair conduct of Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) examination and prevention of attempts at impersonation, the RRBs has officially inculcated the use of Aadhar Cards as a mandatory practice in every application from now onwards.

Let us further read about this RRB Official Update 2016 regarding the use of Aadhar Card for identification/ verification purposes.


RRB Official Update 2016: Mandatory Aadhaar Number

The following RRB Official Update has been uploaded on RRB Allahabad Website regarding the use of aadhaar card for future recruitments.


The RRB Official Update clearly specifies that for all future railway recruitments, the applicants shall be required to furnish his/ her 12 digit Aadhaar number or 28 digit Aadhaar registration receipt at the time of filling up the application.

The purpose of this would be that during the examination, through a biometric attendance system, their fingerprints can be collected and matched with the one stored with the Aadhaar server. Hence, all eligible candidates desiring to apply for the posts of Railway Recruitment Boards are requested to visit the Aadhaar Enrolment centers to get them enrolled for Aadhaar.

The above provision is applicable in all states except J&K, Meghalaya and Assam and applicants from these states will have to enter the valid passport number, Voter-ID Card No., Driving license No. or any other valid Government identity Card No. in the online application form.

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